Smart design colleges: The evolution of sustainable design

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Today’s up-and-coming millennials are taking different learning style and lifestyle trajectories than our country’s one-career, suburban dwelling baby boomers, and community college administrators need to know what their future students want and need. From upscale amenities to edgy culture and a more sustainable way of living and learning, these 20- and 30-somethings are attracted by underground music venues, microbreweries, artist galleries utilizing nontoxic materials, and Wi-Fi cafes that serve free trade coffee.