BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, Jan. 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — APTIM, an industry leader in environmental and resilience services, has formed a philanthropic partnership with LSU College of the Coast & Environment (CC&E) to help the local middle class and high school students. The APTIM Environmental & Sustainability Fund provides Baton Rouge students with hands-on learning opportunities about the environment, community connections, and the importance of sustainability. This donation follows the grand opening of his APTIM new headquarters on the Water Campus. This is a strategic move to strengthen cooperation with neighboring countries specializing in coastal resilience such as CC&E.
APTIM Chairman and CEO Mark Fallon said: “Students impacted by our donations and CC&E outreach will play an important role in the future by working with us to create and protect their environment through this program, education and career. We are proud to support them on their journey and look forward to witnessing the incredible work they accomplish.”
APTIM support will fund activities that enhance learning in the classroom, including program transport, research project resources, and field trips for three East Baton Rouge Parish School System schools: Eva Legard Center, Mayfair Laboratory School, and Scotlandville Magnet High School. provide. Through CC&E, these students develop a passion for the physical sciences and learn to appreciate their environment. EnvironMentors, a peer mentoring program for students at Scotlandville Magnet High School, is an example of how CC&E is achieving its long-term goal of diversifying its coastal and environmental workforce.
“The interdependence between our ecosystems and humans directly impacts the prosperity, livelihoods, livelihoods and quality of life of our people. Understanding the complex relationship between the natural and built environment “This is important in developing sustainable solutions to protect the environment for future generations.”“The experiential opportunities that may be provided through the generous support of APTIM is a great opportunity for students to have a positive experience in the classroom. It helps you apply your knowledge to real-world situations, spark interest, and lay the foundation for deeper learning.”
“EnvironMentors have helped me develop my love of science, connected me to the world around me, and taught me about the natural and built environment. It has raised awareness about the issues that give us and the actions we can take to improve, and we will maintain it. [The program] It inspired me to major in forensic science next year,” said sophomore Malaysia Young, a high school junior and EnvironMentors participant.
As a proud Louisiana company, APTIM has contributed to the Hurricane Ida sheltering program, the Bayou Chen Flood Protection Structure, and the Homa Waterway Lock Facility. APTIM and CC&E’s joint efforts to build and sustain a sustainable future advance LSU’s Scholarship First Agenda.
Headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, APTIM is an industry leader with over 4,000 teammates worldwide. APTIM specializes in environmental services, resilience, sustainability and energy solutions, as well as technology and data solutions, program management and critical infrastructure. Our dedicated people have the experience and expertise to provide integrated services and solutions to government agencies, commercial and industrial clients, and energy customers. APTIM is committed to accelerating the transition to a clean and efficient energy economy, building a sustainable future for our communities and the natural world, and creating a more inclusive and equitable environment that celebrates the diversity of our workforce. is.
About LSU College of the Coast & Environment
LSU’s College of the Coast & Environment has been at the forefront of coastal and environmental issues for nearly a century. Our work, with research on every continent, helps improve the environmental conditions that affect the Mississippi River Delta and coastal and delta communities around the world. Balancing environmental conservation and economic development , our multidisciplinary degree is ideal for a wide range of careers, including physicians, veterinarians, public health officials, environmental professionals, authors, lawyers, disaster responders, coastal ecologists and more!