Summer Lunch & Learn: Sustainability Professional Development Series

| June 21, 2013
Summer Lunch and Learn

Webster University’s Summer Lunch & Learn Sustainability courses run June 26 – August 6.

Join us this summer and learn about strategies and practices you can use in your role at Webster, at home and in your community to improve environmental, social and economic sustainability. Whether you’re in finance, teaching a course in the arts, or run a business or household; everyone will benefit from this informative opportunity to learn and share.

Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided. After the final course on August 6, attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 Home Depot gift card, receiving an entry for each they have session attended.

Learn more about the series at webster.edu/sustainability/summer-series.

Summer Lunch & Learn: Sustainability Professional Development Series:

SHIFTING YOUR COMMUTE – Transportation Alternatives in St. Louis

Wednesday, June 26, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: East Academic Building, 263 NOTE VENUE CHANGE: East Academic Building, Room 162
Lenora Fisher, Grant & Program Manager, Citizens for Modern Transit
A representative from TrailNet

WAYS YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE – Home, Office, & Community

Monday, July 1, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
East Academic Building, 102
Jean Ponzi, Green Resources Manager, Earthways Center of Mo. Botanical Garden

CULTURE OF GREEN – Recycling, Events, and Responsible Purchasing Practices

Tuesday, July 9, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
East Academic Building, 102
Jean Ponzi, Green Resources Manager, Earthways Center of Mo. Botanical Garden
Brad Wolaver, Sustainability Coordinator, Webster University

SUSTAINABILITY @ WEBSTER – A Tool for Recruitment and Engagement

Thursday, July 11, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
East Academic Building, 102
Brad Wolaver, Sustainability Coordinator, Webster University
Lindsey Heffner, Graduate Student/Co-chair – Sustainability Coalition, Webster University

SQUEEZING WATTS – Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy, and a Smaller Electric Bill

Tuesday, July 16, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
East Academic Building, 102
Randy Lewis, DMgt, Director of Operations, Walsh and Associates, Adjunct Faculty, Walker School of Business & Technology, Webster University
Eric Swillinger, Vice President of Business Operations, StraightUp Solar
Erin Noble, Director of Community Outreach, StraightUp Solar

One attendee of this class will be randomly selected to receive a NEST Learning Thermostat ($249 value)

NATIVE LANDSCAPING & NATURAL AREAS

Tuesday, July 23, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
East Academic Building, Centene Lobby
Dan Hankins, Grounds Supervisor, Webster University
Jeff Depew, Adjunct Faculty, College of Arts & Sciences, Webster University

COMPOSTING – How to Get Started At Home

Tuesday, July 30, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
East Academic Building, Centene Lobby
Sara Ryan, Marketing Assistant, St. Louis Compost
Ashley Bement, Marketing Manager, St. Louis Compost

LESS IS MORE – Waste Minimization, Reuse, and Recycling for Businesses

Tuesday, August 6, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
East Academic Building, 102
Sara Graham, Consultant & Board President, ReSource St. Louis

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  1. Tamara Minley says:

    This looks fantastic!!!