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Earth Week Schedule 2016 @ VCSU

Monday, April 18

8:00 am
Residence Halls Recycling Competition kicks off (look for flyers in each hall or ask your RA)

9:00 am
What is your Ecological Footprint? Instructors are encouraged to take 5 minutes of class time to have students find out what their footprint is. Just following the directions on this web site. www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/GFN/page/calculators/

11:30 am
“The Lorax” showing in the Cafeteria

Tuesday, April 19

7:00 pm
“What in the World Is Going On?” presents the documentary “This Changes Everything” on climate change around the world. Go to thefilm.thischangeseverything.org/ to learn more about this movie.  Rhoades 102

Wednesday, April 20

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Student Senators sharing information about recycling at VCSU - Student Center

2:30 – 4:30 pm
Campus Clean-Up sponsored by VCSU Fisheries & Wildlife Conservation Club
Meet on the west side of Rhoades Science Center to get supplies and help make VCSU a more beautiful place!

Thursday, April 21

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
VCSU student-athletes work with Valley City to clean up the parks

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Make your own Bird Treat! Sponsored by VCSU Junior Naturalist Students - Student Center

11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Lunch on the Lawn. Sodexo will host grilled burgers, potato salad and lemonade in the Library Mall for $5 – YUM! – using paper products made from recycled materials.

To use your Sodexo board plan – pay in the cafeteria and receive a ticket to be used outside or pay cash.

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
High Way Clean-Up sponsored by Staff Senate
Meet at the Student Center to be transported to location along I-94. Shifts will last about 1.5 hours each.

4:00 pm
Resident Halls Recycling Competition ends (winners to be announced Friday morning)

Friday, April 22

8:30 am
Announce Resident Hall Recycling Competition Winning Hall

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Office Supply Swap & Recycling - Student Center
Bring your gently used equipment and office supplies you don’t expect to use to Jennifer Larson by 10:30 Friday. You’ll receive a pass to swap for something you can use beginning at 11 a.m. in Student Center.

1:30 pm
Tree planting in honor of Earth Day (Watch for email with location)