The University of Massachusetts Amherst has partnered with Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) to run the UMass Amherst Green Games Residence Hall Competition. Now in its third year, the goal of this program is to further promote sustainability awareness across campus while encouraging residents to reduce their consumption of resources in the residence halls. Ultimately, the University of Massachusetts would like to run this competition across all residence halls on its campus to stimulate the participation of over 12,000 students in sustainability efforts.
In the spring of 2012, the University of Massachusetts launched the first annual Green Games Residence Hall Competition in 23 residence halls over the course of 6 weeks. Orchard Hill has won the first two Green Game Competitions (2012 and 2013). For 2014, there are seven teams: Team Northeast, Team Central, Team Orchard Hill, Team Sylvan, Team Southwest North, Team Southwest South and Team CHC. Who can de-throne Orchard Hill in 2014? Please contact the Green Games Fellow Olivia Bernard at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to become a Team Leader for Green Games 2014.
The third annual Green Games are launching in February 2014. Students, join your Green Games team here:
Green Games Team Orchard Hill
Green Games Team Central
Green Games Team Northeast
Green Games Team Sylvan
Green Games Team Southwest South (Washington, John Adams, Pierpont, Cance, Moore, Patterson, Mackimmie, JQA)
Green Games Team Southwest North (Coolidge, James, Emerson, Melville, Thoreau, Prince, Kennedy, Crampton)
Green Games Team Commonwealth Honors College (CHC)