North Carolina Central University
Environmental Sustainability Report
Carolina Central University
(NCCU) is a comprehensive university offering programs at the undergraduate and
graduate levels. It is the nation's
first public liberal arts institution founded for African Americans.
North Carolina Central University was chartered in 1909 and opened its
doors to students in 1910 as the National Religious Training School and
Chautauqua. The University
maintains a strong liberal arts tradition and a commitment to academic
excellence in a diverse educational and cultural environment. It seeks to
encourage intellectual curiosity and to enhance the academic and professional
skills of its students and faculty. It
became a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina in 1972.
Carolina Central University has plans to expand its participation in North
Carolina’s Environmental Sustainability Initiative by:
student groups to publicize and initiate campus-wide awareness of environmental sustainability issues.
the generation of liquid and solid hazardous waste.
plastics, glass and metals through art studios for potential new art forms.
a waste stream analysis and developing plans to minimize waste going to the
steam distribution infrastructure to increase energy efficiencies and
the existing campus-wide recycling program of cardboard, paper and aluminum