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Share Our Supper             Lipscomb University’s undergraduate Dietetics students spent the 2015-2016 school year helping to improve the sustainable practices of on-campus dining services through their student led club, Share Our Supper (SOS). President of SOS, Jess Wayda has helped the club accomplish their goal of providing healthy and highly nutritious food that is unused from Bison Café to those in need. SOS currently partners with the Nashville Food Project, a local nonprofit organization which...

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Ruy with the kids

Vanderbilt Toyota Challenge

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Being one of the six individuals representing the Lipscomb’s Institute for Sustainable Practice at the Vanderbilt Toyota Challenge was a great honor, and an event better experience. As Lipscomb University attempts to initiate a Net impact Chapter on campus, this was a great opportunity to see what the Net Impact organization is all about. Walking onto the Vanderbilt University Campus, I had no idea what to expect and soon found myself a grouped with four...

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Ruy with the kids

Through Lipscomb University, I was provided an assistantship opportunity to work with the Lipscomb Academy and two teachers who are making an enormous environmental impact

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Through Lipscomb University, I was provided an assistantship opportunity to work with the Lipscomb Academy and two teachers who are making an enormous environmental impact. During the hands on experience I have been able to work closely with Ginger Reasonover and Becky Collins who are in charge of the Academy’s sustainable initiatives, which has earned the school national recognition for their efforts. My responsibilities have been geared around providing support with the Pepsi Co Recycling...

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Michaela

What can you expect when a group of Sustainability students go on a trip together for a food-travel course?

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Bio:  I am a Junior Sustainability major with a minor in Biology. Michaela Gregory             What can you expect when a group of Sustainability students go on a trip together for a food-travel course?  Of course, there will be lots of discussion about complex modern-day issues.  There will be constant marvel at any tree, flower, animal, or even butterfly encountered (after all, we did make an exciting stop at the Calloway Gardens Butterfly House).  And,...

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Holly

Lipscomb prepared me for my opportunity, and helped me make my own luck. As you find your place in the Sustainability Industry, I hope our paths cross and that together we can make Tennessee a more sustainable place.

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Holly Baird, MBA, IIDA, LEED AP+ID&C, is the Executive Director of the US Green Building Council Tennessee Chapter, a Registered Interior Designer, and a graduate of the Lipscomb University MBA program.   Six months after I graduated from Lipscomb, I changed careers, made a financially lateral move, and got my dream job as Executive Director of the US Green Building Council (USGBC) Tennessee Chapter.  How did I manage such a successful career transition?  The honest answer...

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