The Institute

WHO WE ARE

The Sustainability Institute supports Florida A&M University's vision to be a living laboratory of innovations and learning experiences that generate global solutions.  Capitalizing on the strengths and capabilities across the full spectrum of the university, the Sustainability Institute works with university and external partners to converge, cultivate, and inspire action and leadership for healthier, more prosperous communities.

WHAT WE DO

Converge

We bring people together to spark collaboration and accelerate innovation.

Cultivate

We build capacity for transformational research and learning by using the campus and community as a living laboratory.

Inspire

We communicate our collective impact, and inspire action on campus and beyond.

WHY WE DO IT

To build capacity for thought and action leadership among faculty, students and staff.

To elevate the university's overarching sustainability mission, integrate it across all core areas and make it a source of institutional pride.

 

WHAT MOTIVATES US

Collaboration - Working together works. Our ideas, discoveries and results are better through partnerships where everyone can contribute.

Innovation - There is always room to improve our work and our environment by reimagining possibilities and testing alternative approaches.

Experiential Learning - We thrive on learning by doing, taking stock of and being accountable for outcomes.

Service - Everyone deserves a decent livelihood. Our work must reach beyond the lab and classroom to address society's most pressing issues. 

Sustainability @ FAMU

Sustainability at Florida A&M University is about the teaching, research and application of environmental and resource stewardship so people and planet prosper. The Sustainability Institute serves as the hub of all sustainability-related efforts at the university, bringing students, staff, faculty and the community together around creative collaborations.

Connect With Us

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Tweet us @sustainFAMU. Share your photos of sustainability in action at FAMU using hashtags #CaughtGreenHanded and #OrangeGoesGreen!

Contact Us

sustainability@famu.edu
850-599-8231
510 Orr Dr, Suite 4056
Tallahassee FL, 32307