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The @americanu_arboretum staff help keep our campus beautiful and flourishing. Thanks to their hard work, AU's arboretum has been awarded a level II accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program—the only global initiative to officially recognize arboreta based on a set of professional standards
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Veronica Pacheco, SIS/BA ‘22
It’s great to realize I’m capable of more than I think.
As a first-gen student, my parents didn’t know what to expect from the college experience, so I had to learn about the higher ed environment and the different resources on campus. Every student has to find their way during their first year, and it’s challenging being in charge of your own routine for the first time.
I’ve learned how to take initiative to seek out resources–like the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and the Career Center–and make my own decisions. It’s made me more independent and aware of my choices.
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AU's electricity comes from 100 percent renewable sources
First University, Urban Campus, and Research University to reach carbon neutrality