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Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability

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Visit www.wku.edu/cees/.

Organizational Mission:

The CEES works in partnership with WKU and a broad set of stakeholders to provide resources and leadership to advance education for a sustainable future. The Center builds upon existing relationships to create new networks, education programs, and models, through professional development, community service and research. 

Year Founded: 1988

Significant Accomplishments:

For a summary of CEES grants and programs, click here.

“Among the most important issues today are tackling climate change and transitioning rapidly to a new energy economy that is based on conservation, efficiency, and clean energy.  Our Center joined KySEA to be a part of a network of individuals and groups using their combined resources and voice to effect legislative change in Kentucky. We believe all citizens and the Commonwealth will benefit from a clean energy future that will strengthen the  economy, protect the environment, improve health, and create jobs.”

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Russell ATC Center Wind Turbine Russell ATC Center Wind Turbine

In May 2008, a host of Russell Area Technology Center students and electrical technology instructor Doug Keaton gathered around a 60-foot tall, 1-kilowatt wind turbine to celebrate its opening operation. Using electricity generated by the turbine is just one part of Russell ATC's larger plan to reduce the school's energy costs by 25%.

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