My Summer with Sandburg

“I am an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going but I’m on my way.” Have you ever considered volunteering at a National Park? I hadn’t, not before I discovered the great relationship the Shi Center has with the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site (CARL) in Flat Rock, NC. Working these past four weeks as a Climate Change Program Assistant and Citizen Science leader … Continue reading My Summer with Sandburg


Getting people involved in sustainability and the protection of the environment can be challenging; especially when the students don’t know anything about it. My position at the Shi Center is new this year, and as the Student Outreach and Engagement Fellow my job is to incorporate student life with environmental opportunities around campus and in the community. Coming into this position, I knew a little … Continue reading Sustain-a-What?