Name of Engagement

Environmental Stewardship

Contact Information

UREC

Description

UREC supports the JMU community's pursuit of sustainability, environmental stewardship and a broader sense of citizenship. UREC has created several initiatives to promote sustainability, including increased recycling receptacles in the building to encourage recycling of plastic bottles, educational materials placed in the building to promote use of reusable water bottles and a campaign to increase walking, biking, carpooling and public transportation to UREC. University Park was awarded the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification from the Green Building Certification Institute.

Web Presence

https://www.jmu.edu/recreation/about/service/green.shtml

Involvement

Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Staff

Scope

JMU Only

Frequency

Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Program

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