Fast Facts

History

People

  • One full-time Village Director, one Graduate Teaching Assistant, and eight undergraduate Village Mentors
  • An average of about 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 & Service Learning – 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 & Trips – residents experience several types of educational programming about sustainability provided by Village staff, campus partners, and guest speakers, along with exclusive 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
  • Career Competency Development – The EcoVillage helps students develop the top eight career competencies that employers are looking for in new employees through our various required course activities and Village programming