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EPA and Savannah State University Sign a Memorandum of Understanding

Release Date: 08/20/2014
Contact Information: Danielle Jackson, (404) 562-9182 (Direct), (404) 562-8400 (Main), Jackson.Danielle@epa.gov

ATLANTA - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Savannah State University (SSU) will enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance interdisciplinary research, incorporate appropriate environmental content in all academic curricula, and focus on public outreach to raise public awareness. As a part of the MOU, EPA will commit to enhance the university’s environmental policy, laws and management in order to protect and promote environmental resources

Through this MOU, EPA Region 4 is in support of SSU’s efforts to train and provide research experiences for undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of environmental and mathematical sciences which are pertinent to the mission of the EPA. EPA supports the University’s efforts to become the flagship model of an academic institution that is environmentally sustainable in its campus infrastructure, its environmental policy, its engineering science and public health curriculum, and its community outreach.

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