Last semester, students and faculty represented Missouri State and the Sustainability Department at the AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) in Spokane, Washington. The students were Kenya Reeves, Biology Major and President of Green Student Alliance, and Talita Primo Menezes, graduate student of Professional Studies and Treasurer of … [Read more...] about Students Represent MSU Sustainability At AASHE
MSU was recently named as a Top Green College by The Princeton Review. The Review refers to MSU as one of the world's 413 most environmentally responsible universities. The universities on the list were chosen based on a survey the company conducted in 2018-2019. The Princeton Review chose the schools based on Green Rating scores the company tallied (on a scale of 60 to 99) … [Read more...] about Missouri State University Named in Princeton Review as a Top Green College
The semester is nearing a close. Students, faculty, and community members are settling into their schedules and ready to add to their workload something bigger than themselves. As routines get solidified and alarm clocks become just another part of the morning, we start to ask ourselves—what can I do for my community? You probably see recycling bins on your way to study in the … [Read more...] about Sustainability Projects On Campus and Beyond
There are a lot of very obvious initiatives on campus that visibly exemplify what it means to be a sustainable university. Tailgate recycling, food waste projects in dining halls, Hydration Stations, reusable straws, and easy-to-use waste bins that separate plastics, paper, and regular waste. But there is a newer project that might seem moderately elusive to some students--the … [Read more...] about MSU Bear Pantry: Turning Insecurity into Accessibility
It’s late September at Missouri State University. The air is crisp with promises of fall just around the corner. Anticipation for the first football game has been building all over campus. There are alumni, staff, students, and everyone in between starting to slowly make their way to Plaster Stadium. It’s a beautiful Saturday afternoon, perfect for a football game, with fans … [Read more...] about I Want a Good, Clean Game!