University Memberships

Faculty, staff, and students have access to excellent resources focused on sustainability and the environment.

Pace Academy underwrites the University’s annual membership to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), and the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE). Pace Academy formed and serves as headquarters for the Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities.

If you have any questions about these memberships or their benefits, contact Pace Academy or the organizations directly.

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

  • AASHE is a non-profit membership organization that empowers higher education faculty, administrators, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation.
  • AASHE membership covers everyone on campus. As members, we all have access to AASHE’s online resources and opportunities for networking, information sharing, collaboration, and professional development.
  • Full details and links to benefits, including how to establish an individual account and subscribe to the AASHE Bulletin, a free weekly e-newsletter.

National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)

  • The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the scientific basis of environmental decision-making. It seeks to be a bridge that spans the divide between science, its applications, and policy.
  • The University Affiliate Program provides services and resources to member institutions to advance their interdisciplinary environmental education and research programs on their campuses, and affords Pace a limited amount of complimentary tickets to its annual conference.
  • Quick links to services and resources for faculty, staff, and students.

Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities

  • Spearheaded and hosted by Pace University, the Consortium’s headquarters is situated within the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies at Dyson College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute for Sustainability and the Environment in Pleasantville, New York.
  • The mission of the Environmental Consortium is to harness higher education’s intellectual and physical resources to advance regional, ecosystem-based environmental research, teaching, and learning with a special emphasis on the greater Hudson-Mohawk River watershed.
  • Faculty, staff, administrators, and students, are encouraged to join this unique regional network.