September 20, 2016

Jessica Pope
Communications and Media Relations Coordinator

VSU Discusses Pipeline Controversy Sept. 28

VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s Philosophy and Religious Studies Club will present “The Pipeline Controversy” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the University Center Cypress Room.

Faculty, staff, students, retirees, alumni, and friends of the university are welcome to attend.

A panel of experts — Dr. Lavonna Lovern from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at VSU; Dr. Fred Knowles from the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at VSU; and Merrillee Malwitz-Jipson of the Sierra Club’s Florida chapter — will discuss the pipeline situation in North Dakota, South Georgia, and Florida.

This free event is presented in collaboration with VSU’s Four Directions and Students Against Violating the Environment (S.A.V.E.).

Contact Alisa Pappas, president of the Philosophy and Religious Students Club, at or Dr. Cristobal Serran-Pagan y Fuentes, associate professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, at to learn more.  

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