2018 - 2019 Lunch Talks
Environmental Studies Carry-Your-Tray Lunch Talks - Lunch is FREE for Guests Who Sign-In in the Dining Hall!
Dates for the 2018 - 2019 Carry-Your-Tray Lunch Talk programs will be listed below; topics and details will be posted as they are determined. All Carry-Your-Tray Lunch Talks will be held in Wright Campus Center Room 231 from 12 noon to 1 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Mark your calendars!
Savy Flores: My Summer at Bamberger Ranch
Tuesday, October 9 - WCC 254A
Savy Flores '20 will discuss her summer internship at Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve in Johnson City, Texas. This is one of three exclusive summer internships offered every year by the Center for Environmental Studies. Students interested in applying are encouraged to attend and ask questions.
Lorenzo Guel-Camp: My Summer at Little Traverse Conservancy
Tuesday, October 30
Lorenzo Guel-Camp '21 will discuss his summer internship at Little Traverse Conservancy in Harbor Springs, Michigan. This is one of three exclusive summer internships offered every year by the Center for Environmental Studies. Students interested in applying are encouraged to attend and ask questions.
Katie Masucci: My Career Path as an AC Environmental Studies Alum
Tuesday, November 6
Katie Masucci, an AC Alum and Water Education Coordinator at the City of Plano, will discuss her career path and give advice about environmental careers. This talk will be of particular interest to those who are considering careers in environmental education.
Dr. Akasha Faist, Assistant Professor of Rangeland Ecology at New Mexico State University: Using Plant and Soil Propagules to Overcome Barriers to Ecological Restoration Success
Tuesday, November 13
Restoration efforts often involve the inclusion of native plant seeds or some form of propagule introduction. Dr. Faist's talk looks at common ecological barriers we face when incorporating these seed sources and potential ways to overcome them.
Spring Dates TBA
2018 - 2019 Events
AC Unplugged 2018
Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, October 31
Events hosted weekly this month in celebration of the 9th annual AC Unplugged residence hall energy conservation competition: a race to conserve energy, reduce resource use, and minimize waste production among Austin College's four traditional residence halls.
Annual Sneed Prairie Picnic
Friday, November 2
Environmental studies majors, minors, faculty, and friends are invited to enjoy Sneed Prairie with us. Food, drinks, and good company will be provided (and transportation, if desired). Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and food will be served at 5:30.
Academic Advising 2018
Tuesday, October 16
Faculty and Staff will advise majors, minors, and those interested in a major or a minor on upcoming requirements and opportunities. This session will be held in the WCC 245 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. If you are unable to attend, please contact Dr. Keith Kisselle. This is a carry-your-tray event and lunch is free for guests who sign in at the Dining Hall.
Monday, April 8 - Friday, April 12
AC Thinking Green will host events this week in celebration of GreenServe 2019. The events will be fun, simple, and intended to help you think green! Keep an eye out for updates on this week's schedule.
Saturday, April 13, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
AC Thinking Green and the Service Station partner to guide a day of service promoting environmental awareness, responsibility, and sustainability. Students, faculty, campus community members, and alumni are invited to participate. Groups or individuals will have the opportunity to sign-up during the weeks before the event.