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Columbus State University

Columbus State University


Innovation Award

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia awarded Columbus State an Innovation Award for Adaptive Reuse of Howard Hall, allowing CSU to renovate instead of new construction. (2015)

Green Campus Award

CSU obtained a Green Campus Award in 2008 by using "green" chemicals for cleaning:

  • Glass & Multi-Purpose Cleaner
  • Bathroom Cleaner & Scale Remover
  • Low Foam Neutral Floor Cleaner
  • Multi-Surface Cleaner


CSU obtained a Bicycle Friendly Award from The League of American Bicyclists for our remarkable commitment to bicycling (2018-2022).


Bicycle Friendly award   Bicycle Friendly award


CSU was awarded an Energy Grant to fund:

  • Installation of motion sensors
  • Installation of 2 sets of solar panels(Soccer Field & the other on the roof of Morrow Clubhouse)
  • Replacement of T12 light bulbs to energy efficient T8 light bulbs
  • Installation of LED bulbs for pathway lighting

Certification in Principles & Strategies for Campus Sustainability

Certification in Sustainable Campus Operations

Certification in Campus Sustainability Best Practices & Implementation

Certification in Advanced Certificate in Campus Sustainable Innovation