Satellite campuses offer sustainability to small towns

January 30, 2009

In order to cope with major shifts in local economies, towns across Canada are partnering with post-secondary institutions to trigger change. Bringing PSE to smaller communities offers them social, economic, and environmental sustainability. In the case of Lakehead University, whose campus in Orillia is set to be the first one built to LEED platinum standards, the satellite will sustain Lakehead by attracting new applicants, and sustain Orillia by avoiding brain drain. Corporate Knights