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MATC Named National Climate Leadership Award Finalist

June 9, 2016

Second Nature is happy to announce the finalists for this year’s Climate Leadership Awards. After another year of outstanding applications, 19 institutions have been selected, and will be considered for the two winning spots.

Second Nature offers these awards in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Center for Green Schools. Winners will be recognized this October in Los Angeles, Calif., as part of the Greenbuild Leadership Awards Program, benefiting from global publicity opportunities.

The finalists are:

2-Year Institutions (in alphabetical order)
Cedar Valley College
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Johnson County Community College
Lane Community College
Milwaukee Area Technical College 
Santa Fe Community College

4-Year Institutions (in alphabetical order)
American University
Arizona State University
California State University East Bay
California State University, Northridge
Duke University
Huston-Tillotson University
Indiana State University
Philadelphia University
Southern Oregon University
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Massachusetts Lowell
University of New Hampshire

"It is a tremendous honor to be one of six two-year college finalists for the Climate Leadership Award," said MATC President Dr. Vicki J. Martin. "MATC is committed to sustainable operations at all of our facilities and we are proud to provide the education and train for careers in fast-growing and high-demand industries related to renewable energy and sustainability."