Saint Peter’s University

When: October 22, 2014 2pm

Where: O’Toole Library 2nd Floor Library Conference Room


Contact: Paul Bartlett,

Event Description: A webinar titled, “Empowering Change on Campus and in the Community” features higher education sustainability leaders discussing ways in which students can make a difference, be a part of sustainability solutions and build a career in the sustainability field. A facilitated discussion following the video will be used to brainstorm sustainability ideas for Saint Peter’s.

A dedication and blessing of a new campus bird feeder will take place at 12:30 p.m. on the east side of Gannon Hall.

*Sustainability Chalk Mural has been postponed due to rain.

Mayville College

When: October 22, 2014 11am – 3pm

Where: Tent Next to the Solar Doks


Contact: Adrienne Schwarte,

Event Description:

- A discussion on organic farming and the slow food movement with Sheri Liles of Liles Acres Organic Farm (2 p.m.)

- A reading from books authored by Kim Trevathan, assistant professor of writing/communication at Mayville College (12:35 p.m.)

- Installation ceremony of environmental awareness posters fromART 231: Intro to Typography

- Giveaway of cold-water laundry pods

- Sale of wildlife photography calendar featuring photos from MC wildlife photography class

- Yoga class offered by Mountain Challenge (noon on yoga deck behind Crawford House)

- Sustainability “green” tours of campus provided by Mountain Challenge and MC students and staff (1 p.m.)

West Chester University

Decommissioning Ceremony of the Coal-Fired Boiler Plant:

When: October 22, 2014 4pm

Where: North Campus Drive near Goshen Hall


Contact: Joy Fritschle,

Event Description: Decommissioning Ceremony of WCU’s coal-fired power plant and Tree Planting: 4pm, North Campus Drive near Goshen Hall (severe weather location inside Boiler Plant).

Keynote Lecture: The Extinction we are in Now:

When: October 22, 2014 7pm

Where: Philips Autograph Library


Contact: Joy Fritschle,

Event Description: A keynote lecture by renowned scientist John Moffitt on extinction and sustainability.

Georgia State University

When: November 10, 2014 12 – 4pm

Where: Unity Plaza

Contact: Jennifer Asman,

Event Description: On Monday, November 10th, GSU will host our 2nd Farmers Market consisting of over 15 local growers and artists. We will also have a booth with information on other sustainability initiatives on campus, how you can get involved, as well as a viewing of the keynote Campus Sustainability Day broadcast.

James Madison University

When: October 22, 2014 10am – 12pm

Where: James Madison University (ISAT Building)

Contact: Georgia Polacek,

Event Description: A group of health sciences students will sort through trash collected from campus buildings to raise awareness about the amount of recyclables that are put in the trash bins. The trash sort takes place in a common area and can be observed by the campus community.

Arizona State University

When: October 22, 2014

Where: ASU Poly Campus – Student Union Mall Area

Contact: Susan Norton,

Event Description: Low Impact Week – Events include: Carbon Nation viewing, Campus Sustainability Day – Solar Sewing Machine Demonetization, ECOCar3, Green Team – Kill your Vampire Energy and Growing Cities Movie Viewing.

Jefferson Community College

When: October 22, 2014

Where: Jefferson Community College campus


Contact: Matthew Lambert,

Event Description: Broadcast program for the following:
-interested faculty members and their classes,
-interested staff and faculty members,
-Campus Sustaonability Committee members

University of Dayton

When: October 20 – October 25, 2014

Where: University of Dayton campus


Contact: Kurt Hoffman,

Event Description:


Start the week at the DamNation film party held in partnership with the Rivers Institute. The documentary explores changing attitudes toward our country’s large dams. Food will be provided.

Test your environmental knowledge for over $500 in prizes during trivia with your UD community.

Featured in the New York Times best-seller The Omnivore’s Dilemma and the award-winning documentary Food, Inc., Joel Salatin, who has written nine of his own books, will share the unconventional farming and local ideologies of a third-generation alternative farmer. This event is co-hosted by the University of Dayton Honors Program.

During a panel discussion between UD faculty members and local advocates, you’ll learn about energy policy in Ohio. Panelists will also discuss the future of energy in Ohio — and at UD.

Join the neighborhood festivities featuring live music, outdoor games, free offerings from a local food truck and a chance to compete in a solar cooker Chopped-themed cooking competition.

Connect and learn from local businesses and organizations that have reduced their impact on the environment. With workshops spotlighting environmental practices, sustainable food systems, energy usage and much more, you’ll discover what it means to be a member of the “responsible generation” — and take your own steps to take care of our world.

University of Alberta

When: October 20 – October 25, 2014

Where: University of Alberta campus


Contact: Trina Innes,

Event Description: Sustainability Awareness Week (SAW) offers University of Alberta students, staff and faculty the chance to learn something new, discover how they can get involved and explore sustainability-related issues that are relevant to them.

Over 50 events including free workshops, tours and lectures run across four campuses. Events are hosted by the Office of Sustainability and organized by student groups, campus organizations and community organizations.

Activities relating to economic, social and environmental sustainability highlight how individuals can make a positive difference.

Occidental College

When: October 22, 2014 11:30am – 1:30pm

Where: Occidental College campus

Contact: Emma Sorrell,

Event Description: We will be hosting a Sustainability Fair in the quad featuring campus-based and local organizations dedicated to the protection of the natural environment, through resource conservation, waste management, alternative transportation, and native landscaping.