Pitt Sustainability Awards

The Pitt Sustainability Awards program aims to recognize Pitt faculty, staff and students who are making an extraordinary impact on campus sustainability.

We want to recognize and celebrate the many individuals on campus who are committed to making Pitt’s campus and academic programs as sustainable as possible. This program will recognize Pitt faculty, staff, students and groups who are making an extraordinary impact on campus sustainability. These individuals could have demonstrated their impact through a variety of ways including generating awareness, implementing projects or catalyzing new initiatives in education, research or practice.

Winners will be recognized at a campus lunch on April 12, 2016 and will receive a commemorative award. Nominations can be submitted for any of the following categories until March 4, 2016.

2014-15 winners include:

Faculty Category

Dr. Walter Carson, biological sciences

Staff Category

Elizabeth Tiedemann, student services at Pitt, Greensburg

Student Category (2 co-recipients)

Troy Salvatore, civil and environmental engineering
Sage Lincoln, urban studies & environmental geology

Group Category

Student Computing Services Team, CSSD

The review committee will consist of the following individuals who will make recommendations to the Provost for final decisions.

Melissa Bilec, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Deputy Director, Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
Gena Kovalcik, Codirector, Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
Erika Ninos, Student Sustainability Coordinator, Office of Student Affairs
Joe Streets, Student Intern, Student Office of Sustainability
Laura Zullo, Senior Manager of Energy Initiatives, Office of Facilities Management

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