The annual NOVA Award is given for innovations in green energy and sustainability. The award was bestowed unto CAUSES for innovative research and community programming, such as its model for urban agriculture known as the Urban Food Hubs concept. Other notable WGES NOVA Award recipients of this prestigious recognition include: Drexel University for their SMART House, the City of Philadelphia for the Greenworks Program, the District of Columbia for its Sustainable DC Initiative, the Country of Brazil for its Rio de Janeiro sustainable strategic plan, and the DOW Chemical Company for its leadership in combining power of science and innovative technology.
"We don't just focus on educating students on our campus, but are very active in educating the community. We feel very strongly that that is a better education preparation for or students. We are very honored to receive this award," Dean O'Hara said while accepting the award.
|DDOE Director Tommy Wells, UDC's Provost Dr. Petty, Dean O'Hara, President Lyons and Joann Hill, MBDA. Photo courtesy of Ed Jones.|
|Robert Gallagher, Dean O'Hara and Pres. Lyons.|
Photo courtesy of Ed Jones.
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