Blue and Gold Go Green

Thursday, April 22, 2021
9:20 AM - 1:00 PM (CT)
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Alicia Cordoba Tait
Center for Catholic Studies

Reflecting the importance of the care for creation, Blue and Gold Go Green brings together St. Mary’s faculty and students in discussions on discipline-specific topics and actions regarding sustainability issues, locally, nationally and globally.


9:20 to 9:30 a.m., Welcome and Invocation

Alicia Cordoba Tait, Beirne Director and Professor, Center for Catholic Studies
Fr. Richard Villa, SM, Chaplain, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology

9:30 to 10 a.m., Laudato Si and Fratelli Tutti Locally Lived
Fr. Tim Eden, VP for Mission and Rector

10 to 10:30 a.m., Water Sustainability from a Faith Perspective: From the Bible to Yanaguana
Robert “Bill” Piatt, Professor, School of Law

10:30 to 11 a.m., Gold and Blue Go Green: Water Sustainability Efforts from Local and Global
Janet Armitage, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Wilzave Quiles Guzman, Student
Jacqueline Silva, San Antonio Water System (SAWS)
Karen Guz,
Director of Water Conservation, San Antonio Water System (SAWS)

11 to 11:30 a.m., Gold and Blue Go Green: How For-Profit Business Models Can Be Sustainably Focused
Cody Miller, Student, President of Enactus USA
Klavdia Ballard Evans, Associate Professor, Strategic Management, Greehey School of Business

11:30 a.m. to Noon, Gold and Blue Go Green: A StMU Student Perspective
David Turner, Associate Professor, Department of Physics & Environmental Science, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology
Karina Nañez, Student
Tanya Helbig, Student

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