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Chatham University’s Eden Hall Campus will host their 3rd annual Seeds of Change student project conference on Monday, March 4. The conference will bring together approximately 20 schools, 100 students, sustainability professionals, and elected leaders from across the region to network, share stories, and discuss collective regional transformation.
K-12 students from western Pennsylvania will present sustainability centered projects designed to help make communities more equitable, economically sound, and environmentally friendly. Students will have the opportunity to present to their peers, learn how others are creating sustainable change, get feedback from industry leaders, and share their concerns and ideas with regional elected officials.
The conference will also feature keynote speaker Ariam Ford, a community planning consultant focused on equitable development and community data analysis.
Eden Hall Campus features green buildings, renewable energy technologies, an aquaculture lab, sustainable agriculture in practice, a two-story tall green wall, 200 acres of woodlands, and more. The K-12 programs office hosts year-round field trips, professional development workshops, overnight leadership camps, and a team-building challenge course. Campus tours will be available before and after the conference.
Register for free and review a detailed outline of project requirements online. Breakfast and lunch are included. The registration deadline is February 1.