Community Conservation Corps

By: Laura McComb I’ve sometimes heard students accuse Furman of green washing and not really making sustainability a priority. As the Community Conservation Corps Fellow, I am proud to say that I have seen first had Furman’s commitment to sustainability and each of its three fundamental pillars. The Community Conservation Corps (or CCC) is an organization Furman established as an inventive way to move towards … Continue reading Community Conservation Corps

The Community Benefits behind Community Gardens

By: Bianca Forte Prior to deciding on my major, Health Sciences, and engaging in internships and May-X experiences related to the field, I was unaware of how much action Greenville takes in order to care for the underprivileged or hard to reach populations. In one of my health sciences courses, public health, I learned about a bell curve that displays those that are easy to reach, … Continue reading The Community Benefits behind Community Gardens