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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.

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 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)