Published on February 13th, 2020 | by University Communications


Postponed—Plan now for Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, June 25-26

The Sustainability in Higher Education Conference has been postponed until summer 2020.

Saint Leo University and the College of Arts and Sciences are proud to announce the first Sustainability in Higher Education: A 2020 Vision for Teaching, Research, and Best Practices conference. The conference will take place on Thursday and Friday, June 25 and 26 in Kirk Hall. Faculty are invited to share this announcement with colleagues who are a K-12 teachers, homeschoolers, professors, principals, student advisors, or plant operations directors, to share and develop ideas to take back to their institutions.

The multidisciplinary nature of sustainability, combined with Saint Leo University’s commitment to teaching and research, will enable us to progress towards greater understandings and innovations in the sustainability sector. This conference will focus on best practices in three main areas: curriculum, research, and campus activities via oral and poster presentations; teaching and learning via interactive workshops; and expert panels.

Call for proposals: Saint Leo University invites faculty, administrators, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students to submit abstracts for an oral presentation, poster presentation, or interactive workshop session that fits within one of the three themes. For more information or to submit a proposal, click here. Cost to attend:

    • University/College Faculty: $150
    • University/College Adjunct: $50
    • Graduate Students: $50
    • Saint Leo Faculty: $50
    • Saint Leo Students: Free
    • Elementary/Secondary Teacher: $25
    • General Public:  $50

For more information and to register, click here.  For specific questions, email Dr. Karen Hannel at or call 352-588-7385.

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