UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
AND EAGER Sustainable Business Magazine talks to Haley McMinn, Assistant Director of Sustainability at The University of Southern Mississippi, about their increased focus on sustainability. Written by Thomas Massey.
BUILT IN 1912 AS ONE OF THE FIVE ORIGINAL BUILDINGS OF THE UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE HALL WAS RECENTLY REMODELED TO INCLUDE OCCUPANCY SENSORS AND 90% LED LIGHTING FIXTURES.
Haley McMinn, Assistant Director of Sustainability at The University of Southern Mississippi’s (Southern Miss) Office of Sustainability, is the woman charged with running the university’s sustainability related campus initiatives. Since opening their Office of Sustainability in 2008, Southern Miss has been promoting sustainability in all areas of campus life. Ms. McMinn explains that it’s important to educate members of the university community about what sustainability can achieve, and also to make 58 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE