The Green Quad as a Catalyst for Change: Spreading Green Values across the University and Community

  • David Whiteman University of South Carolina
Keywords: Higher Education, Environmental Sustainability


The University of South Carolina's "Green Quad" aspires to be a living-learning community that integrates sustainability into all aspects of its operations and serves as a model and advocate for sustainability on campus and in the larger community. This article outlines the general approach and specific strategies pursued by the Green Quad staff and students to fulfill its ambitions to become a catalyst for change for students, f acuity, staff, and community members.