The University of Montana has won a Gold in the 2014 NACUFS Sustainability Awards competition, which recognizes member institutions that demonstrate outstanding leadership in the promotion and implementation of environmental sustainability in their campus dining operations. The award was in the Outreach and Education category.

“This award validates our educational and outreach efforts that we continue to provide UM students, faculty and staff regarding our ongoing portfolio of sustainable practices,” says UM Dining Director Mark LoParco.

The award will be formally presented at the national NACUFS conference in Baltimore on July 10.