Green Guru Joins Drew Staff

MADISON, NJ—Drew University’s commitment to eco-friendliness was reaffirmed this week when Christina Notas joined the school’s staff as its first-ever campus sustainability coordinator.  Notas will be responsible for spearheading the university’s green initiatives and fostering a culture of environmentalism among students, faculty and staff.

“The well-being of our campus environment has been on the university’s agenda for a long time,” said Michael Kopas, Drew’s director of special projects.  “We’re excited to have someone of Christina’s caliber lead us in our efforts to be clean and green.”

Notas, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental studies, is a recent graduate of the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) and an alumna of the New Jersey Governor’s School on the Environment.  As an undergraduate she held internships in Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Corporate Responsibility department and SUNY-ESF’s Research Foundation and Mapping Laboratory.  She also took part in several extra-curricular activities including the SUNY-ESF Green Campus Initiative and Syracuse University’s Campus Sustainability Committee.

“Drew’s sense of environmental responsibility runs deep among its students, faculty and staff,” said Notas.  “I’m so glad to be able to play a role in helping Drew become a sustainable campus.”

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Posted: July 31, 2008