RACC's Sustainability Mission
To promote social, environmental, and economic sustainability through curriculum, culture and community at RACC.
Sustainability Taskforce Meetings
- February 22: 2-3PM (Yocum 115)
- March 29: 2-3PM (Yocum 115)
- April 26: 2-3PM (Yocum 115)
Environmental Awareness Week Events
February 13-16, 2023 - Meet in Berks Hall Lobby
Environmental Awareness Week at RACC is a celebration of the importance of sustainability on our campus and in our community as well as local sustainability efforts, opportunities, and accomplishments that begin with you.
Please join us in our first annual Environmental Awareness Week filled with events, activities, giveaways, prizes, speakers, education, and more:
Monday: RACC’s STEM division will host an environmental trivia scavenger hunt, starting in Berks Main Lobby and to involve fun giveaways.
Tuesday: In Berk’s main lobby, RACC’s Environmental Club will share their plans for the year and welcome new members. In the Raven’s Nest, the City of Reading’s Sustainability Director will give a talk on Reading’s plan for climate action and sustainability.
Wednesday: Both RACC’s Social Sciences and Foundational Studies divisions will give away plants and seeds in Berks Main Lobby. Foundational Studies will also share information on soil health while Social Sciences will share information on the effects of climate change on psychological issues.
Thursday: RACC’s Communication, Arts, and Humanities division will offer leaf art and eco-poetry workshops. Enter a raffle to win a gift basket, and hang your poetry and art on the walls of Berks Hall.
All week, The Yocum Library will share digital and physical displays and tips on how to be more sustainable. Come check out books and documentaries on sustainability.
RACC Sustainability Taskforce Members
Professor, CAH (Communications, Arts, and Humanities)
Yocum Library 110
CAH Administrative Specialist
Yocum Library 105
Professor, Foundational Studies (Math)
Berks Hall 400
Yocum Library 205
Phone 610-372-4721 x5057
Associate Professor, STEM Division
Berks Hall 410
Berks Hall 413b
Joey Flamm Costello
Yocum Library 110