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The AUSI is pleased to present a new student organization and two speakers for next week.

Stay tuned for a special edition of the newsletter that will highlight our student interns' experiences at a national campus sustainability conference last month.

New Student Sustainability Organization on Campus


A new student sustainability group on campus, the Auburn Sustainability Action Program (ASAP) will hold it's first meeting this upcoming Monday:

Date: October 8th

Time: 6 pm

Location: Foy 208

ASAP will promote sustainable practices on the AU campus and in the AU community through a series of active projects.

Come and be part of a group that will be an inspiring force of change to create a sustainable future for Auburn.

Because sustainability applies to everyone, ASAP is an inclusive organization, all are welcome to attend and participate (no dues required). Please feel free to send the announcement to any and all who would be interested.


Speaker From Green Building Industry


"The Impact of Sustainability"

Thomas A. Taylor, LEED AP, Founder and General Manager of Vertegy

Date: Wednesday, October 10th

Time: 12 pm

Location: Dudley B-6 (Architecture Auditorium)


Located in the highest rated LEED building in the world, Vertegy is a full service sustainability consultant that works with building owners, designers, constructors, and occupants. Vertegy's clients include: GM, Anheuser-Busch, and Aquascape Design, LLC.

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Auburn University Sustainability Initiative and the College of Architecture, Design, and Construction


Get Green on Your Lunch Hour


"Sustainable Business"

Dr. Claire Crutchley, Dept. of Finance, Auburn University

Date: Monday, October 8th

Time: 12 noon

Location: Foy 208


The Auburn University Sustainability Initiative "Green Lunch" series is open to anyone on campus (students, faculty, staff, administrators) as well as interested members of the community.

These brown-bag lunch seminars (water, iced tea, and coffee provided) will offer informal, non-technical talks by AU faculty and staff on a wide range of sustainability-related topics.

For information about additional speakers this semester, please check our Green Lunch schedule.

Visit Auburn Sustainability Initiative for more information about Auburn's move toward a sustainable future.
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