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Robert D. Bullard
Guest lecture: Dr. Robert R. Bullard --The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice
This seminar is given by an award-winning author of eighteen books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, transportation, climate justice, and more.
Sustainability Seminar Speaker: The Conscious Closet with Elizabeth Cline
A discussion between Dr. Addie Martindale, Assistant Professor of Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Design, and Elizabeth Cline, author of the Conscious Closet.
Join the Center for Sustainability for a presentation by former Atlanta Falcon and two-time All-Pro NFL Player, Ovie Mughelli, who will be speaking on “‘Empowering the next generation through greening sports.” The event is free and open to the public.
Elaine Gallagher Adams
Architect Elaine Gallagher Adams will be speaking on “Designing and Living for a Carbon-Balanced Planet.” She was involved in the greening of the Empire State Building (which is the tallest LEED certified buildings in the US) and designed her own net zero home which generates as much energy as it uses.
David Orr PhD
Matthew Marshall, co-founder of the non-profit start-up New Story, will speak about his experience as a young social entrepreneur and the company’s work to transform slums into sustainable communities in Haiti, El Salvador and Bolivia. The event, part of the Global Engagement Series and the Sustainability Seminar Series, is free and open to the public.
The Center for Sustainability will feature Statesboro native and Georgia Southern graduate Seth Orme as the first Spring 2017 Sustainability Speaker at Georgia Southern. Co-founder of the “Packing It Out” Project, Seth Orme will speak about his experiences raising awareness of Leave No Trace principles and packing out thousands of pounds of trash while thru-hiking the Appalachian and the Pacific Crest Trails. His public lecture for the campus and community will inspire the audience to #LeaveItBetter.
Vandana Shiva PhD
Dr. Vandana Shiva, internationally known author and global sustainable agriculture/ food security expert, will speak as part of Georgia Southern’s Sustainability Seminar Series. You won’t want to miss this incredible sustainability leader of our time!
This event is hosted by the Center for Sustainability in partnership with First Year Experience, the Multicultural Student Center, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, and International Programs and Services. The event is free and open to the public.
Cashawn Myers will present the work of HABESHA, Inc. (Helping Africa By Establishing Schools at Home and Abroad) in the U.S. and Africa, focusing on indigenous knowledge as it relates to sustainability.
Cashawn Myers is a founding member of HABESHA, Inc., which provides leadership, development, and knowledge to youth and their families as it relates to sustainability. He received his BS in Psychology from Florida A&M University, and a Masters of Education from Howard University.
Cashawn travels throughout Africa, Europe, and the Caribbean where he shares his experience of healthy living and sustainable agriculture. He has been recognized nationally and internationally through TV, radio and print media for his hard work in the upliftment of peoples of African ancestry.
Visit the HABESHA website here
He is the author of For Cod And Country (Sterling, Spring 2011), a book of recipes that inspires ocean conservation through the experience that we all share—dinner.
Allen’s presentation is a part of the Center for Sustainability’s seminar series, featuring nationally and internationally recognized leaders in sustainability since 2008. Attendance verification will be provided for students.
Steven Chu PhD
This free event, which is open to the public, is sponsored by the College of Science and Mathematics, Department of Physics, Center for Sustainability, Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development and the University Wellness Program.
Dr. Steven Chu, Nobel Prize Winner in Physics and former U.S. Secretary of Energy, is the keynote speaker for No Impact Week, hosted by the Center for Sustainability and the University Wellness Program. A distinguished physicist, innovative professor and the first science laureate to serve as U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dr. Steven Chu will offer insight on our energy future—and how advances in science are the key to solving our most confounding global issues.
Mark Fenton speaks on topics ranging from how to create more livable, sustainable and successful cities and towns to delivering innovative personal health and fitness programs for employees and community members.
Architect, author, and strategist Lance Hosey is Chief Sustainability Officer with the global design leader RTKL. As one of the world’s largest architecture firms, RTKL has significant reach and influence on the built environment. Lance is a former Director with William McDonough + Partners and the former President & CEO of the sustainability non-profit GreenBlue. His latest book, The Shape of Green: Aesthetics, Ecology, and Design (Island Press, 2012), the first to study the relationships between sustainability and beauty, has been Amazon’s #1 bestseller for sustainable design. Hosted by the Center for Sustainability in partnership with the Interior Design Program. David Guernsey’s seminar is hosted by the Department of Management in the College of Business Administration in partnership with the Center for Sustainability and with support from the College of Science and Mathematics.
Louv’s presentation is hosted by the Center for Sustainability, in association with the Recreation & Tourism Management Program at Georgia Southern University. The seminar is a part of the Center for Sustainability’s seminar series, featuring nationally and internationally recognized leaders in sustainability since 2008. Attendance verification will be provided for students.
Learn more about Richard Louv here
David Guernsey’s seminar is hosted by the Department of Management in the College of Business Administration in partnership with the Center for Sustainability and with support from the College of Science and Mathematics.