John Jay College recently earned a “Silver” rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all …

John Jay College Receives STARS Silver Rating for Achievements in Sustainability Read more »

Recording of an April 14, 2021 webinar hosted by the Environmental Justice and Sustainability Program. Speakers are Tria Case, CUNY Executive Director of Sustainability and Energy Conservation, and Laurie Reilly, Sustainable CUNY Director of Communications about the Sustainability Programs at …

How CUNY is Reducing GHG Emissions and Promoting Solar Energy Read more »

By Yichun Luo In 2008, I started my academic experience at John Jay College. While exploring the study of justice, I found myself also becoming interested in visual art. My first studio art class was Introduction to Drawing taught by …

Environmental Justice: Art and Protecting Wildlife Read more »

The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew. you will learn basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques, and an …

Volunteer day to care for Highbridge Forest in Manhattan Read more »

By Staci Strobl Central Park can feed you if you know what to pick.  Environmental Crime (SUS 240) students toured with Widman Steve Brill, a foraging expert, in Central Park on Saturday May 9, 2015. Exploring the deviant behavior of …

SEJ students forage in Central Park, make salads from gathered greens Read more »