The Lion's Roar

(From right to left) Sustainability manager Alejandro Martinez introduces Physical Plant Director Bryon Patterson, U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise and University President John L. Crain to the Sustainability Center. The SEED Building is an educational experience where they learn about geothermal heating, solar power and more.

Southeastern’s Sustainability Center wins national award

Rachel Folse, Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

Southeastern’s Sustainability Center received the Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary Sustainability Award from the U.S. Department of Education last month.  The university was one of only five postsecondary...

The University Sustainable Center has made some additions to their projects including vermicomposting and installation of a flower-shaped solar panel. Future plans for the center include adding a room to Southeastern’s Environmental Education Development (SEED) building.

New projects underway at Sustainability Center

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter July 28, 2020

The university’s Sustainability Center has new projects underway to maintain the ‘green’ in Green and Gold. Although the center has put a hold on in-person tours, the staff has utilized their...

The university has recently decided to further their green efforts. A committee, originally formed as an anti-litter initiative, is now looking to expand their plans by installing 220 geothermal wells. 90 of these wells are located on the north side of Ascension Hall, and the remaining 130 are to be installed where Zachary Taylor Hall once stood.

University digging into sustainability

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter January 29, 2019

The university installed 90 geothermal wells on the north side of Ascension Hall with 130 currently being added at the former site of Zachary Taylor Hall. This sustainability effort began almost two years...

The community came together at the Sustainability Center to clean up the garden.

A garden strengthens community connections

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor September 25, 2018

The community gathered at the Sustainability Center to clean up the community garden and connect with each other. Jacob O'Neill, a senior sociology major, has seen the garden grow over time in his years...

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