Center for Sustainability

Mission Statement

The mission of the The Center for Sustainability is to

  • Educate the MU community about the three pillars of sustainability (environmental protection, economic justice, and social equality);
  • Provide opportunities for MU to directly participate in sustainability initiatives on and off campus;
  • Encourage student and faculty-led research and service on sustainability.
Events

Campus Sustainability Day

Wednesday October 22nd

The Center for Sustainability, in conjunction with the Sustainability Committee and the Office of the President, is thrilled to announce the first annual Campus Sustainability Day event on October 22, from 10 am - 4 pm in the SMC Atrium and Promenade. The event is free and open to the public and is designed for the entire campus community
Projects On Campus

'Ville-age Garden

VeggiesAn organic vegetable garden located behind the Huntingdon House, across from the SMC. 

TerraCycle at the Ville'age

TerraCycleGarbage collection project. Proceeds go to save a child's life through SmileTrain. Collect your garbage accepted by TerraCycle and give it to us.

Project Green Challenge

PGCA 30-day challenge designed for young adults/teens to think and learn about the impact of what we use and consume on the enviornment. Take the Project Green 30 Challenge for yourself! 
Projects In the Community

Wheatland Middle School Garden

GardenMU partnered with students at Wheatland Middle School to cultivate a garden at the Lancaster Community Garden! Read Julia Dunn's blog to see what the experience has been like working with these students to teach them about gardening, sustainability, and the inner workings of the human brain!

Native Plants Conference

NPCThe Native Plants in the Landscape Conference @ Millersville is held on the beautiful campus of Millersville University.  

Contact Us

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Nadine Garner, Ed.D.
Director, 717-872-3097

Garden House & Ville'age Garden
Located behind the
Huntingdon House
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    Get Involved!

    • Mentor students through urban gardening
    • Take the Project Green Challenge
    • Care for the Ville-age Garden
    • Collect your trash for TerraCycle
    • Serve on the TerraCycle Team

    Contact the Director for more information.