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Colleges Are More Than Just an Education but a Capital Investment into Our Future

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

There are compound reasons that colleges fall behind in facilities management, renovation, and new construction duties. As a generation that puts everything on social media, pictures of these poor living conditions can easily become public knowledge, and cause the exact kind of virality that keeps university administrators up at night.

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Solar field to generate 18% of Pitt’s campus power

University Business

“That equates to roughly removing over 3,300 gasoline-powered cars off the road every year,” said Scott Bernotas, the University of Pittsburgh vice chancellor of facilities management. Pitt partnered with Vesper Energy to secure 100% of the solar farm’s output for the next 20 years.

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Marquette U facility promotes physical mental health

Confessions of a Community College Dean

What’s the need: Students at Marquette have expressed a need for expanded recreation and fitness facilities for years, says Lora Strigens, vice president for planning and facilities management at Marquette.

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The top concerns for higher ed Facilities leaders in 2023

EAB

Review EAB’s Guide to Launching In-House Talent Development Program in Facilities Management. The study outlines best practices and case studies on how to prioritize in-house talent development through apprenticeships, formalized upskilling, and pre-apprenticeship programs.

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CU Boulder Facilities staff uses LinkedIn Learning to foster skilled leadership

CU Work-Life Balance

That’s why Draper, a senior HR professional with Infrastructure and Sustainability, uses LinkedIn Learning’s collection feature in his efforts to support new and existing leaders at CU Boulder’s Facilities Management.

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What Keeps Facilities Leaders Up at Night?

EAB

The survey explores topics such as talent retention, carbon neutrality efforts, deferred maintenance, space utilization, and computerized maintenance management systems. Maya and Michael offer insights and advice for facilities managers on ways to prioritize and make meaningful progress on all these challenges.

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How CU Custom courses play an important role CU’s mission

CU Work-Life Balance

Sustainability ManagerFacility Management. The team is now assembling a training curriculum to address hypertension in pregnant patients and will continue its collaboration with Employee Services instructional designers. CU: Sustainability. Jarrett Smith. University of Colorado Denver & Anschutz Medical Campus.

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