Meeting 9/8/2013

Meeting 9/8/2013

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Hi All,

 

Here are the meeting minutes for September 10, 2013:

Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 8 Higgins Hall exact location to be determined

Brent Porter will briefly present his Faculty Development Grant findings in Sweden and Denmark

-After the meeting, Brent will show his 25 year long Machu Picchu work

If you are unable to physically attend, but would like to participate via video conference, please contact Miranda (mjanepearce@gmail.com) so that we can invite you to a google “hangout” video conference.

 

THINGS TO CHECK OUT:

Christina Porter Memorial Lighting Lab:

-those who are able are invited to tour the lab after next month’s meeting

csds.pratt.edu

-2013 Green Week Student Videos

-Pratt Design Incubator: provides studio space and mentorship for sustainably based designers and entrepreneurs (including Nina Zilka, meeting participant and of Alder New York)

+Information on the new Certificate in Design Entrepreneurship

CSDS: in basement of Engineering Building

-Materials Library: see the research that has taken place over the summer

 

INITIAL IDEAS FOR GREEN WEEK 2014:

-Joelle Danant of CCPS  (Pratt Center for Continuing and Professional Studies) offers a yoga and meditation workshop

-Possibility of using media screens/ digital messaging system [Jaime Stein will contact]

-Invite Facilities to give tours/provide education

-Video Projects: [contact Janhavi Pakrashi works with Instructional Media Specialists in the Pratt IT department jpkrash@pratt.edu ]

-Film Viewings- (more info provided by Bret via email post meeting) show films in Pantas Hall Lounge, Higgin’s Hall Pit, and elsewhere on campus  [see list compiled by Brent Porter]

 

BEYOND GREEN WEEK/ INCREASING STUDENT/ALUMNI INVOLVEMENT:

-Jackie Morris is reaching out to Pratt Alumni for their continued involvement.  Please contact her if you have past students that she should contact [Jacquelyn.naomi@gmail.com]

-Hosting events in Pratt dorms: unexplored (by sustainable-pratt) possible venue for events/ video viewings

[contact: manager of the Student Union, Alex Ullman: aullman@pratt.edu]