Lipscomb University Sustainability News
3 Reasons to attend Living Future Unconference 2019
I had the honor of receiving a scholarship to attend the Living Future unConference 2018 in Portland OR. The scholarship covered our registration which included access to both the expo hall and the educational sessions. This scholarship shows the commitment we recipents have towards greenbuilding and sustainability. I was truly honored and blessed to be a recipient of this scholarship.
College of Leadership & Public Service announces new scholarship awards addressing Nashville’s needs
Lipscomb University’s College of Leadership & Public Service is taking an intentional approach to addressing issues surfaced in Nashville’s recent elections in and statewide research with six new scholarship awards.
Awards Ceremony for Lipscomb Undergraduate Students
The awards ceremony for Lipscomb undergraduate students was held on the evening of April 23 at Longview Mansion, a historic home in Green Hills. Environmental and sustainability sciences students Kyle Smith and Courtney Chrystl received awards.
Lipscomb's Green Team Finally Meeting of 2017-2018 School Year
Lipscomb Academy Green Team On May 10, the Lipscomb Academy Green Team had their final meeting for the school year. It began with a small amount of announcements, and then they were straight to work! The group began pulling weeds in their garden so that they could lay mulch around the plants.
Ditch The Dumpster Move-Out Event by A Rocha
Ditch The Dumpster Move-Out Event by A Rocha By Callista Pascarella Thrift Smart bins, Recycling bins, Non-perishable food item bins, and old textbooks/ school supplies bins are located in the main lobby of all dorms on Lipscomb's campus.
7th Annual Student Sympsium
Congralutions to ISP's undergraduate student Kelsi Lewis who won with her poster titled What are the Economic Benefits for Farmers in Developing Countries Who Implement Agroforestry Practices? Lipscomb University hosted its 7th annual Student Scholars Symposium this month. Among the nearly 200 presentations showcased at this event were eleven presentations from the Institute for Sustainable Practice. The symposium, held in Allen Arena and select classrooms throughout campus, was structured as a conference-style event where students spent the day viewing their colleague’s presentations prior to and following their own presentations.
Graduate Earth Systems Course Field Trip at Ellington Agricultural Center with Professor Dodd Galbreath
On Sunday, April 15th, many graduate and potential graduate students met with Professor Dodd Galbreath at the Ellington Agricultural Center to connect what they had been learning in class with the actual environment. Each stop along the way was recorded live via Facebook Live, and can be accessed from the Lipscomb University Institute for Sustainable Practice Facebook page.
Healthy Children, Healthy Creation and a Prosperous Future
On Friday, April 20th, at 9 AM, many esteemed people met to discuss the importance of God’s creation and how it relates to environmental issues. Professor Dodd Galbreath started the meeting with a quick statement about how there is hope in creation. He noted that in the recent past, there have been more and more opportunities to make changes, so that is a good start.
Green Team visits with Bison Talks
Teaching young people to take care of the environment is something that Lipscomb Academy Faculty, Ginger Reasonover and Becky Collins are passionate about and stopped by Bison Talks to discuss their annual recycling project.
Nashville Transit Discussion
Nashville gathered together on March 15th to discuss the implementation of rail that will run through Nashville and conjoining cities! Statistically, one hundred people move to Nashville a day which makes commuting extremely difficult.