BPA Professor receives Eco-Educator of the Year Award
Dr. Aaron Hegde was presented the Eco-Educator of the Year Award at the 4th Annual Kern Green Awards Banquet on September 22, 2015. Dr. Hegde is an Associate Professor of Economics who serves as the Director of the Environmental Resource Management (ERM), Director of the Agricultural Business program, and the co-chair of the CSUB Sustainability Committee.
Dr. Hegde has worked to improve overall recycling programs on campus, championed shared biking and supported university garden projects. Leading the way on sustainable initiatives, Dr. Hegde has helped develop programs that support and lead sustainable efforts on campus and in the community. Dr. Hegde has supported a cultural shift at CSUB to be more sustainable through recycling and reduction programs. With Dr. Hedge’s support, CSUB has worked to recycle more than 33% of waste, reduced water consumption, and lowered the campus’ overall carbon footprint.
Congratulations to Dr. Hegde on his award and his continued support of sustainability initiatives.