Meet the Team

 
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Todd LeVasseur
Director, Quality Enhancement Plan and Director, Sustainability Literacy Institute

Todd LeVasseur is a visiting assistant professor located in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. He teaches within the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program, Religious Studies Department, for the Honors College, and for the First Year Experience. His focus as a scholar involves the interface of religious beliefs/experiences/institutional identities/practices and cultural narratives and how these shape and are shaped by the natural world. Read more about LeVasseur here.

Email: levasseurtj@cofc.edu
Phone: 843.953.3911
Address: 14 Green Way

 

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Darcy Everett
Sustainability Director 

Darcy joined the College of Charleston in August of 2019. She earned her Masters of Arts in Global Sustainability from the University of South Florida and then lived and worked in Charlotte, North Carolina for the past six years. Her work experience has focused on sustainability and waste reduction and recycling within local municipalities and in higher education. Outside of her professional career, Darcy loves to spend time exploring the Charleston area on bike, kayak and on foot. She loves the opportunity to be able to incorporate her passion for sustainability into her day-to-day work and it always looking for ways to make positive personal changes surrounding the five pillars of sustainability.

Email: everettdc@cofc.edu 
Phone: 843-953-0749
Address: 14 Green Way

 

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Nicole Killen
Graduate Assistant
Nicole is a graduate student at the College of Charleston enrolled in the EVSS/MPA concurrent program. She is interested in cultivating sustainable communities on college campuses through education, communication, and behavior change. As the Program Coordinator for the Center for Sustainable Development, Nicole is responsible for coordinating the internship program, sustainability scholars program, and other student engagement initiatives. 
 
Nicole graduated from Christopher Newport University in 2019 with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Biology and minors in Environmental Studies and Leadership Studies. During her undergraduate career, she developed a deep interest in sustainability as a whole, especially at the higher education level. Outside of the classroom, Nicole loves exploring new places and meeting new people.
Phone: 843.953.0716
 

 

Oliver Jones
Graduate Assistant 

 

 

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Dr. Meta Van Sickle
QEP Faculty Development Fellow 
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Dr. Matt Nowlin
QEP Assessment Fellow 

Dr. Matthew Nowlin is an Associate Professor of Political Science. His research and teaching interests include environmental policy and politics, with a particular focus on policymaking and public opinion

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Alexis Carrico, MBA
QEP Cougar Changemaker Coordinator

Alexis Carrico joined the College of Charleston School of Business as an Instructor for the Department of Management and Marketing in the fall of 2017. Prior to teaching, Carrico worked for global corporation Nike, Inc. as a Project Lead in Global Sustainable Audit and then as a Program Director in Emerging Markets Supply Chain. She also served as the Supply Chain Process Manager for Masisa, Inc- a pioneer in Triple Bottom Line thinking.

Alexis uses her general management, international business, supply chain, sustainability, analytics and finance background to bring business-world insights to the classroom. 

No stranger to the CofC classroom, Professor Carrico is an alumna of the College, receiving her undergraduate degrees in International Business and Spanish. She also holds an MBA in International Business and Diplomacy from Georgetown University where she was a core member of the Net Impact student organization.  In early 2021, Alexis completed a certificate in Corporate Sustainability at New York University’s Stern School of Business.

 

 

We are thrilled to have a wonderful team of student interns working on sustainability projects across the campus! 

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Isabel Crews, Communications
Fall 2019 - Present

Isabel Crews is a junior at the College studying International Studies, French, and Communication. Her endeavors with Zero Waste at her high school and her passion for sustainability led her to the Center for Sustainable Development where she volunteered as a Bonner Leader Assistant. After learning more about the office and collaborating on various Zero Waste events and projects, she returned for a second semester as a Zero Waste Outreach Intern for Spring 2020 and then took the role of Editorial Content Intern during the Summer of 2020. Currently, she is the Communications intern which encompasses managing our newsletter, blog, and all social media platforms. She hopes to inspire others to live sustainably and get involved in the campus community and the Charleston community. Outside of her involvement at the Center for Sustainable Development, Isabel spends her time volunteering with Bonner, discussing social justice, writing articles for Her Campus, exploring Charleston with her friends, and biking throughout the city.

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Hanna Giblin, Food Sustainability / Biodiversity
Fall 2020 - Present

Hanna is a junior at the College of Charleston double majoring in Public Health and Sociology with a minor in Spanish. She hopes to use her diverse studies to have a future in nonprofit work to support sustainability in our food systems and community development. When Hanna is not in class or doing work for the Center, she can be found cooking, spending time in the garden, and inspiring others about subjects she is passionate about!

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Kate Liseo, Free Store & Reuse 
Spring 2020 - present 

Kate Liseo is a senior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Sociology as well as Environmental and Sustainability Studies. After taking a Psychology course with a foundation in Environmental Studies freshman year, she became interested in looking at sustainability through a psychological lens with questions like “what aspects of the human condition brought us to this point?” or “how can we consciously allow this to continue?” With these questions, she hopes to continue exploring the most effective ways to change perspectives on our current mode of operation. Aside from interning with the Center, she is the president of the Vegan Club, a member of Alliance for Planet Earth, and sings with the Acabelles a capella group. Outside of school, she loves to cook, rollerblade, and forage for mushrooms.

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Alexis Williams, Graphic Design & Outreach 
Fall 2021 

Alexis Williams is a senior at the College majoring in Public Health and minoring in African American Studies. She is from Trenton, South Carolina, and took interest in sustainability after taking an Intro to Environmental Studies course in Spring 2021. She hopes that by working in Health Administration, she can introduce ideas that will influence her future office to be eco-friendly & sustainable. When she’s not in class or in the office, she enjoys painting, music, and taking road trips with family and friends. 

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Madison Dougan, Zero Waste Diversion
Fall 2021

Madison Dougan is a Junior at the College of Charleston interning within the Center for Sustainable Development as a Zero Waste Diversion Intern. Madison is currently majoring in Communication while minoring in Environmental Sustainability. Apart from academics, she is a current member in Alliance for Planet Earth as well as the mediation club. In her free time she enjoys the leisures in life, traveling, and spending quality time with her friends and family. 

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Rachael Weidman, Cougar Changemaker 
Fall 2021

Rachael is a senior studying Psychology and Environmental & Sustainability studies. After coming to college, she became super passionate about climate change and humans’ relationship to the earth. While environmental activism can certainly be daunting, she likes to view it as an opportunity to be a part of a pivotal moment in history. Her areas of interest within sustainability include food systems, personal wellbeing & mindfulness, and climate action. Outside of college life, she loves cooking ridiculously good vegan food, walking her pup, and going to the beach regardless of the weather.

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Mary Michels, Climate Innovation / Sustainability Action Plan Support
Fall 2021

Mary is a senior majoring in Psychology with a minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies and a certificate in "Sustainability and 21st Century Business Solutions." Mary is also working as an a Marketing Coordinator Intern at the Charleston Chapter of Surfrider. She has always felt a connection to the outdoors and our natural environment, but studying sustainability at CofC has opened her eyes to the importance of social sustainability and strengthened her passion to protect this beautiful planet. In her free time, she enjoys surfing, yoga, walking dogs, and painting. 

Jennifer Mills, Green Office / Accessibility
Fall 2021

 

Chase Austin, Student Engagement
Fall 2021