Dr. Meghan Hoskins is working to make connections between Penn State Operations staff and Penn State faculty, staff, and students who want to understand and improve the sustainability of Penn State operations. She is doing this through developing and facilitating Living Lab opportunities on our campuses and co-Chairing the Sustainability Operations Council (SOC). The SOC serves as a clearinghouse that was established for the purpose of bringing together various operational units to address the University’s environmental footprint through a systemic, holistic and collaborative effort. Meghan is also building partnerships with external entities to build mutually beneficial projects and relationships in sustainability.
Meghan earned her degrees in Engineering here at Penn State and worked for 10 years as a Research and Development Engineer at the Applied Research Laboratory. She is passionate about sustainability and is involved with the Ferguson Township Elementary School Environmental Club and coordinates community tree planting events with local schools.