Core Values and Methods


  • To promote transformative education both on and off campus.
  • To provide a convening function that reaches out to Long Island’s civic and environmental leaders, business executives, and government officials.
  • To help students gain an understanding of how social change is accomplished, while developing their leadership skills to better serve both their future professions and the larger community, through classroom presentations and experiential learning.
  • To develop, and foster understanding and informed discussion of positive, innovative solutions to problems facing Long Island.
  • To bring a regional focus to efforts to implement concepts of sustainability.
  • To tenaciously pursue solutions which may require sustained, long-term efforts.