This is the email Michaela sent out describing the event:

Please join us on Sunday, September 16 from 5pm-7pm at Farmhouse for a potluck dinner and discussion with Chris Cherniak (’81)!
Chris is a Gettysburg College alum who graduated in 1981 with a major in physics. He went on to graduate school and earned his MS in Environmental Engineering. Today, he is a consultant in the environmental science and engineering field, and specializes in wastewater treatment systems, environmental compliance and contaminated property assessments and remediation. Additionally, he is a host of an hour-long weekly radio show called This Green Earth, which covers environmental news, topics and issues.
Chris will be joining us on Sunday night for an informal talk and discussion about his experiences and career, the liberal arts tradition, and his combining of various disciplinary angles in his professional life.

And this is how it went:

We had about 45 students and faculty attend, several from the Environmental Writing and the Green Eggs and Government Cheese courses, as well as many who were just interested.  We had tons of great food and leftovers (and awesome combinations of vegetables from our very own garden and Painted Turtle Farm).  Chris spoke to us about his time here at Gettysburg and why it is important to care about the environment.  Overall a successful event and we hope to have two more potlucks this semester and three next semester.


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