Morningside College professor earns professional certificate in campus sustainability leadership

Oct 24, 2018 • Chemistry

John Helms, assistant professor of chemistry at Morningside College, recently completed a professional certificate in campus sustainability leadership at the University of Vermont in Burlington.

The program was an intensive one-week course that included presentations from campus sustainability experts from across the U.S. and Canada as well as site visits to municipal and on-campus environmental services infrastructure, an educational farmstead, and several Burlington area eco-businesses.

Helms joined the Morningside faculty in 2014. He serves as chair of the Morningside College Committee for Environmental Sustainability. Helms has a Ph.D. in chemistry from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.