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Sustainability: Teach-In on Sustainable Solutions

Thank you to all who participated in the 2015 Teach-In on Sustainable Solutions!



  The UCM Teach-In on Sustainability is 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.


2015 Teach-In on Sustainable Solutions Packet (PDF)


UCM 7th Annual Teach-In on Sustainable Solutions

Thursday, February 5, 2015


Elliot Student Union Room
 Time  Union 236  Union 235
 9:30-10:00  Mike Shaw  Megan Guera
 10:15-10:45  Lauren Henry  Georgi Popov
Keynote: Mary Lewis Union 240
 12:00-12:30  Michelle Goth  Fashion Business Association
 12:45-1:15  Matthew Vanschenkhof Hannah Rogers
 1:30-2:00 Michael Stauffer  Ted Talk
 2:15-2:45  Ruth Parrot  Warrensburg CEA
Mary Lewis
 3:45-4:15  Steven Schuetz  Warrensburg CEA
Closing Statements


2015 Speakers

Fashion Business Association: Upcycling Clothes and Various Projects

Georgi Popov: Hydraulic fracturing: Health Safety and Sustainability Issues

Hannah Rogers: Sustainability in Correctional Facilities: Nontrad. Student-focused Environ. Outreach and Education 

Lauren Henry: Recycling Efforts in Jefferson City

Mary Lewis: Using Sustainability to Drive Value and Innovation

Matt Vanschenkhof: 3% = 30% Part 1

Megan Guera: Holiday Lights Drive

Michelle Goth: Ripple Glass

Mike Shaw: Electrical Energy

Ruth Parrot: Environmental Choices and how they impact our lives

Steven Schuetz: What's for dinner? How you eat can change the world

Michael Stauffer: Environmental Pressure on Bees

Ted Talk: Sustainability

Warrensburg CEA 3% = 30% ROI Pt. 2

Warrensburg CEA 3% = 30% ROI Pt. 3




If have questions, please contact Katie Bredeson (



All events will be held at:

UCM Elliot Student Union

108 West South Street

Warrensburg, MO 64093