Mawrginalia, May/June 2015

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Noteworthy news from around the school

Bryn Mawr Earns Green School Certification On April 30, Bryn Mawr was certified as a 2015 Maryland Green School by the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE). Through this recognition, Bryn Mawr is encouraged to take part in educational opportunities that increase awareness and understanding of environmental interrelationships that impact public health and our society, and that promote responsible environmental stewardship practices. Over the past two years, Bryn Mawr has demonstrated and documented a continuous effort to integrate sustainable environmental management practices, environmental education curriculum, professional development opportunities and community engagement into our daily operations. This award signifies a

commitment to developing stewards of the Earth and reducing the environmental impact of the school. “Students, teachers, school personnel, parents and community partners working together to create lasting, positive environmental actions at school are core elements to becoming a Maryland Green School,” says Laura Johnson Collard, MAEOE Executive Director. Students are involved in projects that save energy and reduce waste. Schools are also encouraged to get students outdoors to the schoolyard or to visit a local nature park. The Maryland Green Schools program plays an important role in fulfilling the state’s commitment to ensure that young people become environmentally literate by the time they graduate.

Annual Fund Update The Bryn Mawr School would like to send heartfelt thanks to the more than 2,000 donors who contributed over $1,394,000 to the Annual Fund this year! Thanks to your generosity, Bryn Mawr remains a place where young women are provided with superior academics and the foundation that enables them to go on to lead remarkable lives.

May/June 2015