Sustain Sewanee Celebration!
We had a celebration to kick-off our "Sustain Sewanee" campaign, launch the new site, and celebrate all the hard work put into drafting and passing the Sustainability Master Plan. Check out some photos here!
Green Cleaning Efforts on Campus
Students begin work to "green" Sewanee's cleaning policy.
Work Begins on Potential University Farm Expansion
Joanna Parkman C’14, undergraduate sustainability fellow, and Dr. Chris Van de Ven, GIS Instructor and Lab Manager of the Landscape Analysis Lab, began work this week on surveying a parcel of land next to the Old Dairy and Lake Cheston.
Sewanee’s Green House: Growing in Joy
The first Green House was established in 2008 after a group of Sewanee seniors attended an environmental conference and wondered how they could make a big impact with their final year. The house was originally conceived as a center for environmental student activism, and while that spirit remains in the house, it has also gained a focus on being an intentional community that strives to foster an environmentally conscious lifestyle among residents while they reach out to the wider campus.
Self-Op Dining: A Year in Review
Self-Op…what does that really mean? And what does it mean for McClurg Dining Hall? I sat down with McClurg Executive Chef Rick Wright last week to find out just this and how the last year has changed the dining experience for Sewanee students.
Sustainability Master Plan Officially Passed
Sewanee's Sustainability Master Plan (SMP) has been formerly adopted. This Plan, the first of its kind at Sewanee, represents a blueprint for our institution's commitment to sustainability as we move forward, empowering Sewanee to teach and lead by example.