Category Archives: Sustainable Campus

Pellissippi State celebrates Earth Week with film, displays, native-plant speaker

Pellissippi State Community College has a jam-packed schedule of events for Earth Week at all five of its locations, beginning Monday, April 21. “We’ve had such a great response to Earth Day events in past years,” said Karen Lively, sustainable … Continue reading

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National aquarist addresses ocean pollutants at Pellissippi State lecture

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Beyond its size—by some estimates twice that of the continental U.S.—there’s nothing “great” about this swirling flotsam of plastics, chemical sludge and other debris. Katie Williams, an aquarist at the National Aquarium in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State recognized as ‘Green Achiever’ for sustainability work

Pellissippi State Community College was recognized as a Knoxville leader in sustainability initiatives at a GoGreenET event May 14. Attended by L. Anthony Wise Jr., Pellissippi State president, and Karen Lively, the college’s new sustainable campus coordinator, the event included … Continue reading

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Community invited to free Green Bag Lunch Series at Pellissippi State

Pellissippi State Community College is placing an environmental spin on the traditional brown bag lunch by offering a series of free lunchtime events featuring discussions led by Pellissippi State faculty members and guest presenters. The Green Bag Lunch Series kicks … Continue reading

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