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Greenbag Lunch: Redefining American Urbanism

Posted by: Jennifer Stevens | September 18, 2014 | No Comment |

On Wednesday, September 17, the Office of Sustainability hosted the first Greenbag Lunch of the fall semester. The event, a collaboration with the Carter Real Estate Center and the departments of Political Science and Urban Studies, focused on the growing migration of people into cities and how Charleston can redesign its urban landscapes to meet the new needs of urbanites in a more sustainable way.

Greenbag Lunch Series

The panel included Tim Keane, Director of Planning, Preservation, and Sustainability for the City of Charleston, Kevin Keenan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, Linda Page, Mayor of Mount Pleasant, and Kyle Taylor, Chair of the U.S. Green Buliding Council ā€“ South Carolina Lowcountry Branch.

Light and locally sourced snacks and refreshments were provided courtesy of GrowFood Carolina.

All events in the Greenbag Lunch Series are free and open to the public. The next Greenbag Lunch will take place on Wednesday, November 19 from 12:00 ā€“ 1:00 p.m. at the Stern Center Ballroom. For more information about upcoming events, visit sustainability.cofc.edu/events.

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