Sustainability Curriculum Resource Guide

Resources compiled by SPARC (Sustainable Practices and Academic Resource Council)

Sustainability at PCC

Image of the globe with the words "PCC Sustainability"Sustainability is a core theme of the College’s Mission
“Portland Community College supports student success by delivering access to quality education while advancing economic development and promoting sustainability in a collaborative culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.”

Sustainability is a core theme of the College’s outgoing Strategic Plan
Theme 6: “Achieve sustainable excellence in all operations.”

PCC offers a Sustainability Focus Award
The Sustainability Focus Award is designed for students who are interested in exploring the interdependent social, economic and environmental pillars of sustainability. Coursework ranges from Global Climate Change to Food Systems and Public Health.

PCC students have a Student Sustainability Hub
The Student Sustainability Hub includes programs for students who want to create positive change on campus and beyond.

PCC student fees support sustainability initiatives
Eco Social Justice Grant are a project of the Associated Students of Portland Community College (ASPCC) District Student Council to fund social justice sustainability initiatives including learning gardens, water bottle fill stations, bike programs and farm stands. Students provide leadership through the Basic Needs, Sustainability & Leadership Program and Multicultural Centers

Contacts for faculty

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PCC sustainability curriculum resources

Community Based Learning (CBL) and Sustainability

PCC Sustainability staff are excited to support and collaborate with faculty to create positive learning experiences for students at PCC around sustainability challenges. Learn more: