1st Annual Student Congress

Saturday, November 7, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY


Students in the Hudson-Mohawk region are invited to participate in a unique and groundbreaking forum to share ideas, inspiration, aspirations and action. 

The inaugural Student Congress of the Environmental Consortium will be held during our annual fall conference.  It is an opportunity to be part of something big, something different, something that makes a difference for you, for your institution, for the region and the future.  This forum is open to all higher education students, all majors invited, to meaningfully engage in the Environmental Consortium’s mission.

  • Mobilize our Collective School Resources to Enhance our Individual School Experience
  • Articulate a Student-Based Agenda for the Environmental Consortium
  • Develop a Role for Regular Interactions and a Regional Network
  • Create New Opportunities Across Institution and Disciplinary Boundaries
  • Meet Like-Minded Students
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8:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast (College Center, Villard Room)
9:00 a.m. Welcome (The Aula)

John Cronin
Senior Fellow for Environmental Affairs
Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies
Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities
Pace University
9:30 a.m.

Moderated Discussion

  • Facilitating active dialogue and networking for discussions and information sharing amongst students and student organizations

  • Creating and enhancing opportunities for undergraduate research
10:30 a.m. Student Summit Planning
11:00 a.m. Next Steps and Goals
11:30 a.m. Formulate Report Out Points (to be shared at 3:00pm)
12:00 p.m. Lunch (College Center, Villard Room)



Contact Donna Kowal at 914-773-3091 or info@environmentalconsortium.org.
Environmental Consortium

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