A snapshot view of sustainability at Furman

Despite my daily hustle-and-bustle school routine, I am constantly aware of the gorgeous campus that surrounds me.  There’s something pretty incredible about walking out of the library after an intense study session and being greeted with this view: As I was admiring this photo earlier today, I started considering the different aspects of sustainability that are represented in it.  The stately fountains are operated on … Continue reading A snapshot view of sustainability at Furman

Support the Furman Green Machine with your vote

Johnson Controls is sponsoring a national Campus Green Scene competition in which students can submit a campus sustainability idea through a 2 minute film. My freshmen engaged living class submitted an entry that is currently in second place and quickly closing in on the first place entry. The entry gets points for every vote and every view … so if you have two minutes and … Continue reading Support the Furman Green Machine with your vote

Bag Lunch 4 Berea

YOU donated and the results are GREAT! Before Spring Break, the Furman Community contributed to Bag Lunch 4 Berea and raised $1,107.65 within a week! That money is providing 16 underprivileged Berea Middle School students with enough food for the remaining weekends of their 2010/2011 school year! Gracious donors, thank you for sharing! ~The Shi Center for Sustainability and Heller Service Corps~ Continue reading Bag Lunch 4 Berea