美迪辛哈学院 has installed a 600-kilowatt solar power array projected to produce 790kW of energy per year. It is located on the western portion of campus with trenching that connects it to the Ap Seaverns Athletic Center. Solar energy will cover around a quarter of 美迪辛哈’s annual use and the system can be expanded over time.
When you care about the environment, you feel as if you are never doing enough to protect it. I am extremely proud of 美迪辛哈’s effort to weave environmental initiatives into our everyday life on campus. It is an important aspect of our 领导力项目 to recognize our role in sustainable development at both a personal and community level.
美迪辛哈学院 maintains a strong focus on using resources responsibly and growing awareness of our carbon footprint. 这包括教育项目, 校园建设, and various school awards and annual activities. 美迪辛哈 proudly supports the 17 global goals for sustainable development in all areas of campus life. 的 United Nations established the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 as an effort to “transform our world” by 2030. 的se goals—and 169 associated targets at its core—aim to end poverty, 对抗不平等, 阻止气候变化.
To sustain our community and support economic growth, the physical plant at our school maintains ongoing initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint and operating expenses. 可负担的利用, clean energy is a major way we demonstrate responsible consumption while respecting a global climate and life below water and on land.
可持续性 is impossible without quality education. 美迪辛哈’s core curriculum centers on providing a robust, diverse learning environment. 从数学、科学到技术, 艺术, 和语言, 美迪辛哈’s academics assert that knowledge is a vehicle for change.
的re is no better example of 美迪辛哈’s commitment to global sustainability than the 每年选出的社区慈善机构. For nearly 15 years 美迪辛哈’s charitable initiatives have supported a wide range of global goals.
美迪辛哈 is proud of its talented faculty and is committed to providing an array of vehicles for them to grow as educators and people. To enable faculty members to engage in nontraditional study in order to become more effective teachers and scholars, summer sabbatical funds are available.
美迪辛哈学院 has several initiatives aimed at increasing sustainability and decreasing unnecessary waste. 除了与 蓝色地球堆肥 在餐厅里, the school supplies each individual member of its community with a YETI reusable tumbler.