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Tennessee State University Students Present at HBCU Climate Change Conference

Posted on March 19, 2017 - 7:49 PM CDT

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Approximately 30 students and faculty from Tennessee State University attended at the annual HBCU Student Climate Change Conference held from March 15-19 at Dillard University in New Orleans, LA. Dr. David Padgett and his students presented about the GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) Program and provided training. The purpose of the conference is to strengthen the partnerships between students and faculty at historically black colleges/universities and climate change leaders and to enact change within their communities. Dr. Padgett is a Co-PI for GLOBE Mission EARTH.