Fast Facts

History

People

  • One full-time Village Director, one Graduate Teaching Assistant, and nine undergraduate Village Mentors
  • An average of 100 Village participants per academic year

Facilities

  • Housed in Bragaw Residence Hall on west campus, with proximity to Fountain Dining Hall and central campus
  • The EcoVillage Office is located in Bragaw Hall Suite 116
    • This is where the Director and Graduate Teaching Assistants’ offices are located, along with two 24-hour study rooms exclusively for Village participant study, meetings, and Village programming
  • Bragaw Hall residential spaces are all on the north side of the building (even numbers), on the first and second floors, and are suite-style, with four bedrooms housing two students per room with a shared bathroom

Activities

  • Community Service – EcoVillage members are required to complete a certain number of service hours per semester, with service learning projects and transportation provided throughout the year by Village staff
  • Programming – residents experience several types of educational programming about sustainability provided by Village staff, campus partners, and guest speakers
  • Trips – exclusive retreats, overnight trips to learn about the unique ecological features of North Carolina, and an award-winning spring break trip focused on sustainable urban planning and design
  • Industry Tours – tours of local businesses to learn about topics including, but not limited to, sustainable business practices, sustainable agriculture, energy, and recycling