Heard on Campus: Anthony Cortese at the Penn State Forum

"Sustainability is not just about the environment. It's really about how to make a better world for everyone now and in the future. The efforts you do to deal with sustainability initiatives are really a new orientation for the betterment of society. It's about better ways of trying to meet human needs."

- Anthony Cortese, president of nonprofit sustainability organization Second Nature, speaking on "The Critical Role of Higher Education in Creating a Healthy, Just, Secure and Sustainable Society” on Thursday (Oct. 21) in Heritage Hall of the HUB-Robeson Center as part of the Penn State Forum Speaker Series. Cortese is the former commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and first dean of environmental programs at Tufts University. For more on the Penn State Forum, visit http://live.psu.edu/story/47622 online.

Last Updated January 14, 2011