Green Identity Speech Contest At LaGuardia

GreenIdentityPersuading Students to Go Green at College-Wide Speech Contest

Presenting a persuasive speech to a large audience is a challenge. It requires research, confidence and a sense of timing. However, the contestants of the “Green Identity” College-Wide Speech Contest made it look easy.

 

Today Is An Air Quality Action Day Today

 clean airToday Is An Air Quality Action Day

The New York State Department of Transportation has declared Monday June 28, 2010 an Air Quality Action Day in the downstate metro area due to high levels of ground-level ozone pollution in parts of the region. This means that people can go about most of their normal activities, however, driving may be one of the most polluting activities that you do today, and we encourage everyone to leave their cars at home if possible.

LaGuardia Lowers Electrical Energy Use

energy1 LaGuardia Community College is reducing campus energy consumption on June 23 and June 24, 2010 to help ease stress on the city’s power grid. Many public and private institutions in the New York State area have been asked to do so, by electrical utilities providers, because of an influx in energy use on these hot and humid days.

Going Green Natural Gardening Series

gardening1New Rose Gardening Secrets Revealed

On Thursday July 15, LaGuarida Community College and The Queens Botanical Garden will hold a workshop on rose gardening. Discover how to create beautiful rose gardens organically without the need for harmful pesticides and synthetic fertilizers.
 

Today Is An Air Quality Action Day(2)

 clean airToday Is An Air Quality Action Day

The New York State Department of Transportation declared Saturday, June 19, 2010 an Air Quality Action Day in the downstate metro area due to high levels of ground-level ozone pollution in parts of the region. This means that people can go about most of their normal activities, however, driving may be one of the most polluting activities that you do today, and we encourage everyone to leave their cars at home if possible.

Center for Immigrant Education’s Green Week

greenhouseInspired by the efforts of LaGuardia’s Sustainability Council and CUNY's initiative to promote sustainability, ACE's Center for Immigrant Education and Training is having its first Green Week.

Today Is An Air Quality Action Day(3)

clean airToday Is An Air Quality Action Day

The New York State Department of Transportation declared Friday, June 4, 2010 an Air Quality Action
Day in the downstate metro area due to high levels of ground-level ozone pollution in parts of the region. This means that people can go about most of their normal activities, however, driving may be one of the most polluting activities that you do today, and we encourage everyone to leave their cars at home if possible.

Cool Roofs

ClevenlyCool Roofs
By
Clevelyn Murray

On the windy morning of May 11, I made my way to LaGuardia’s C-building to meet other student volunteers, eager to get started on painting the roof. As a volunteer for New York City’s Cool Roof program, I felt important in my bright orange NYC Service t-shirt and LaGuardia Community College hat.

 

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Diana Escobar isn’t only getting an education at LaGuardia, she comes on-campus everyday with one other thing in mind – how to make the College a greener place.

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