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Environmental seminar to focus on LEED program for beginners

Timothy Piotrowski, assistant professor of civil engineering technology at Alfred State College, will host the next Environmental Studies Seminar at Alfred University with a discussion titled, “The U.S. Green Building Council and the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Program for Beginners.” The lecture will take place on Friday, Sept. 18, at 12:20 p.m. in Roon Lecture Hall (room 247), the Science Center, on the Alfred University Campus.

Piotrowski holds an undergraduate engineering degree from Penn State University and a master of science degree in civil engineering/construction management from the University of Buffalo. He is a registered architect in New York State and received LEED-accredited professional certification in 2003.

He currently teaches courses in the two- and four-year civil engineering technology programs at Alfred State College, including the course, environmental technology, which features the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program.

The Environmental Studies Seminar series at Alfred University is held every Friday during the fall semester when the University is in session. All the lectures are free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Division of Environmental Studies within Alfred University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the series brings a range of speakers to the campus, including scientists, activists, and policy-makers, with the mission to better understand our environment and what we can do to better sustain our world.