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Campus Sustainability


Campus Sustainability at LSU was formally organized in 2008.  The issue of sustainability had long been recognized as an important issue on the LSU campus among campus administration and campus environmental advocacy groups.  These efforts were advanced by the Governor's Executive Order No BJ 2008-8 which addresses sustainability of State owned facilities.  Campus Sustainability was established to benchmark LSU's progress and facilitate activity among the campus community towards our sustainability goals.







Denise Scribner-Newell is a Professional Engineer who received a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University.  Her experience has included project and construction management for industrial, general building, as well as municipal agencies.  As a LEED AP, she managed the design and construction of the first LEED Silver certified building in Long Beach, CA.  

She has recently been charged with querying LSU’s main campus and establishing benchmarks for improvements in institutional environmental stewardship, economic prosperity, and social responsibility.  The position was created to seriously examine how the University runs on a daily basis and continually think about energy efficiency and resource conservation.






Campus Committee for Sustainability


Sustainability Curriculum in Education Committee


Residential Life Sustainability Educators Committee


Student Sustainability Advisory Council







LAPPA, Louisiana Higher Education Facility Administrators, May 2011 


CUHWC, Environmental Safety Conference,  August 27, 2009  


LSU AgCenter, Green Building Symposium, Wood Products, September 29, 2009


LAPPA, Louisiana Higher Education Facility Administrators, October 2008






Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education


Environmental Leadership Program






Green Report Card




Princeton Review


Complete List




Student Interns


Job Description and Application


Recent Interns