Paul D. Camp Community College, through the generosity of Smithfield Foods and Smithfield Packing, has brought on new Instructor Frank Fogarty, who teaches in the area of sustainability at the College. As part of his work with the College, Mr. Fogarty also is available to meet with community and business groups to offer feedback and information on the wide-ranging area of sustainability.
Topics which Mr. Fogarty is available to provide a presentation include, but are not limited to the following areas:
- Waste Management & Recycling
- Pollution Prevention
- Water Conservation
- Energy & Climate matters
- Transportation & Land Use
- Natural Resources & Environmental Quality
- Saving money through conservation (targeted to local businesses)
Mr. Fogarty has earned a master’s degree in Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology, and a master’s degree in Public Policy, Environmental Specialization, from the University of Maryland. He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and a minor in Sustainability Studies.
Also, Mr. Fogarty was the primary author on a project at the Smithsonian Institute that focused on how businesses can improve sustainability by emulating ecosystems functions. He developed a sustainable ecotourism business plan for a Peruvian non-profit and his report drafted for the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is being used to recruit other state agencies to a program that aids in the protection of migratory birds.
Mr. Fogarty has served in numerous capacities on various sustainability projects through volunteer efforts and work-related experience, including recent experience as an avian field research assistant at Toiyable National Forest in Nevada.
To schedule a presentation, contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 569-6790.