Welcome to the USA, Giuliano Scarsi
I had the joy of sharing a new experience, one I wish for every U.S. citizen to experience at some point in their life: I was present to watch approximately fifty folks from all over the world become U.S. citizens. I'm thankful for my citizenship but let's be honest, it's probably the easiest thing I can think of to take for granted.
Tennesse Local Food Summit
This year’s Tennessee Local Food Summit was held on December 1-3 at Montgomery Bell Academy!
More than 400 students to receive degrees at fall commencement Dec. 16
Lipscomb University will be hosting its annual fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. in Allen Arena.
Congressman John Lewis, attorney Fred D. Gray share experiences of Nashville sit-ins with LJS students, community leaders
On Dec. 4, Lipscomb University’s Fred D. Gray Institute for Law, Justice & Society, housed in the College of Leadership & Public Service, recognized the impact that young people can have on society as it brought together those who have impacted society in the past to share their experiences with the next generation of students who will play key roles in their communities in the future.
November TWIG Meeting
At the November meeting for TWIG (Tennessee Women in Green), women engaged in the work of sustainability heard about “Nashville’s Long-term Zero Waste Master Plan” from Sharon Smith, Assistant Director of Metro Nashville Public Works.
Green Tour of Nashville - November 2017
On an early, chilly Saturday morning young adults, undergrad students, and professionals alike gathered to hear about the Masters programs offered in Lipscomb’s College of Leadership and Public Service. Five of these early-risers, including me, came to hear about the Institute of Sustainable Practice.
Collaborative Conversation on Transportation 2017
It’s no secret that Nashville is growing. The current local conversation, and the topic of this year’s Collaborative Conversations seminar series, is transportation. We explored questions like: - How do you build transportation infrastructure now what will enable future growth in a way that’s equitable to all neighborhoods and citizens, thereby avoiding destructive patterns of previous eras? - How do we decide where and what kinds of options are needed? - Who pays for transportation infrastructure, and how? - What do we do with the fact that transportation systems are open systems, meaning that what happens in one neighborhood, city, and county influences others? - How can we better understand how this system works?
November meeting at Green Team
The children made wind chimes out of old CD's, learned about recycling, composting, and landfills.
RESPECT LEADS: Visit to National Civil Rights Museum transformative experience for students
A group of 30 Lipscomb University students had an opportunity to study a significant era in the history of the United States during a visit to the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis last month.
ICL Hosts Community Conversation on Transit
Collaborative Conversations is a public forum where we in the College of Leadership and Public service select one issue of mutual significance ripe for public discussion, scholastic analysis, and practical engagement. This year, our focus turned to transportation.