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Sustainability: Teach-In on Sustainability


     The UCM Teach-In on Sustainability a one day conference educating participants about the importance of sustainability and how each person can be involved and make a difference. At UCM’s Teach-In faculty disciplines campus wide come together, along with experts in the field and industry leaders, to offer presentations on a wide array of subjects related to environmental sustainability, the effect communities have on the environment, and what individuals and companies are doing to mitigate their impact on the environment.



UCM 7th Annual Teach-In on Sustainability

February 5, 2015


Notes from the 2014 Teach-In on Sustainability



2014 Speakers

Kelly Acock: reEVENT, reUsing and rePurposing Event Decor

Melissa Abner:HauteTrash: Converting Trash to Wearable Art

Donna Bodenhamer: HauteTrash: Converting Trash to Wearable Art

Yue Cai-Hillon: Strategy and Sustainability: How sustainability affects business decisions

Megan Gurera: Southeast Enterprises, Holiday Light Recycling Drive

Lauren Hershey: Municipal Recycling Program

Hunter Hoyer: Strategy and Sustainability: How sustainability affects business decisions

Traci Kennedy, Cigaretts are Trash

Dr. Mary McCord:Plastic Packaging- Recycle, Ban or Embrace?

Dayona Nett:Going Green In Your Residence

Ruth Anne Parrott: I can have an Impact

Stephanie Payne: Sodexo

Krystyn Roberts: Sustainable Salvage Auto Business

Steven Schuetz: The Inconveniece of Convenience

Leroy Shatto,Shatto Milk Company:MILK: From Cow to Bottle

Misty Terrell: Start Up Business

Matt VanSchenkhof:Take Full Responsibility for your Actions

Gary Walker,King of Green: Green Cleaning



If have questions, please contact Katie Bredeson ( or Jared Childress (



All events will be held at:

UCM Elliot Student Union

108 West South Street

Warrensburg, MO 64093