SCETV to Air Documentary about Furman's Sustainability Efforts Sunday, Aug. 14
GREENVILLE, S.C.—The South Carolina Education Television (SCETV) network will air a 30-minute documentary Sunday, Aug. 14 that will look at Furman University’s efforts to promote sustainability on campus.
The Shi Center for Sustainability
The program, “Furman: Taking the Long View,” begins at 3 p.m.
According to SCETV, the documentary explores the “efforts at Furman University to promote environmental, economic and social sustainability on its campus.” The documentary includes information about Furman’s investments in renewable energy and operational efficiency, as well as the university’s efforts to overhaul the academic curriculum.
Furman has been widely recognized for its ongoing commitment to sustainability. In addition to being a charter signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, the university has been named a Campus Sustainability Leader by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and a Climate Action Leader by Clean Air-Cool Planet.
During the past decade, Furman has completed a sustainability master plan, founded the David E. Shi Center for Sustainability, built the first LEED-certified building in South Carolina and created an undergraduate major in Sustainability Science.
South Carolina ETV is the state’s public educational broadcasting network with 11 television transmitters, eight radio frequencies and a multi-media educational system in more than 2,500 schools, colleges, businesses and government agencies.
For more information, contact Furman’s Shi Center for Sustainability at 864-294-3655 or visit the Shi Center website.