Events

Find a sustainability-related event on or off campus that interests you:

  • October 8, 2014
    Bountiful Harvest Food Drive
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: November 8, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, United States
    Description: This food drive will be accepting donations begins October 8, 2014 through November 6th, 2014. On November 7th the donations will be collected and distributed to the NC Food Bank as well as the NCSU Food Pantry.

    For info on drop-off locations, click here: http://staffsenate.ncsu.edu/bountiful-harvest-food-drive-october-8th-november-6th
  • October 22, 2014
    Southeast Alternative Fuels Conference and Expo
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 25, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC, United States
    Description: The East Coast’s only 2014 clean transportation conference and expo: http://altfuelsconference.org/index.html
  • October 24, 2014
    Innovative Women's Conference
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: October 24, 2014 - 2:15 pm
    Location: NC State Talley Student Center Ballroom
    Description: The panel will feature three women who are using sustainability to drive innovation in the renewable energy, consumer products and luxury goods industries. The panelists will dis­cuss their personal career paths, the role women are increasingly playing in building sustainable businesses and professional development advice about how to connect with impactful careers.
    To register, click here: https://sites.google.com/a/ncsu.edu/innovative-women/register
  • October 25, 2014
    SOUL Garden Workday
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: October 25, 2014 - 3:00 pm
    Location: SOUL garden, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
    Description: Contact ncsu.soulgarden@gmail.com with any questions
  • October 27, 2014
    Clinton Global Initiative University Interest Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: October 27, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Talley Student Union, Room 3285
    Description: The Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), a program of the Clinton Global Initiative, brings together college students to address global challenges with practical, innovative solutions. CGI U participants do more than simply discuss problems – they take concrete steps to solve them by creating action plans, building relationships, participating in hands-on workshops, and following up with CGI U as they complete their projects. http://csleps.dasa.ncsu.edu/leadership/cgi
  • October 27, 2014
    WESA Club Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: October 27, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: 304 Mann Hall
    Description: Contact mail.wesa@gmail.com with any questions
  • October 27, 2014
    Fossil Free
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: October 27, 2014 - 8:30 pm
    Location: Riddick 461
    Description: Contact jemills@ncsu.edu for more information, or with any questions.
  • October 28, 2014
    Networking Event: Sustainable Spirits in Raleigh
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: October 28, 2014 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Crank Arm Brewery (319 W Davie St, Raleigh)
    Description: What is Sustainable Spirits? It is a casual monthly gathering for the sustainability community in North Carolina! It's free and open to everyone interested in anything from renewable energy and civic engagement to green building and urban farming! It is an excellent opportunity to network!

    The appetizers will be sponsored by the NC State Net Impact chapter and the
    NC Sustainability Connection, a program of the NC State Poole College of Management
    Sustainability Initiative, catered by Love Food Raleigh, and any leftovers composted by
    CompostNow!

    RSVP now: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/sustainable-spirits-raleigh-october-2014-tickets-13375008009
  • October 29, 2014
    Dinners with Purpose featuring John Replogle
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: October 29, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: JB Hunt Library, Duke Energy Halls C & D, 2nd Floor 1070 Partners Way Raleigh, NC 27606
    Description: Featuring John Replogle, President & CEO, Seventh Generation

    Dinners With Purpose is brought to you by the Social Entrepreneurship Initiative at the Institute for Nonprofits and the Institute for Emerging Issues. A series of dinner events with world class presenters will be offered at NC State to explore topics of civic engagement, social innovation and entrepreneurship, global citizenry, and seeking purpose in work and in life.

    Seating is limited, so be sure to reserve your ticket promptly.

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dinners-with-purpose-presents-john-replogle-tickets-13737287597
  • October 30, 2014
    Slow Food Potluck
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: October 30, 2014 - 7:30 pm
    Location: SOUL garden, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
    Description: Costume theme!

    Contact mfmalone@ncsu.edu for more information
  • November 1, 2014
    SOUL Garden Workday
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: November 1, 2014 - 3:00 pm
    Location: SOUL garden, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
    Description: Contact ncsu.soulgarden@gmail.com with any questions
  • November 3, 2014
    Speaker: Bianca Howard and Lauren McKinnis on Recycling
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: November 3, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Daniels 222
    Description: An all-recycling chat guided by Bianca Howard from the City of Raleigh Sustainability Office and Lauren McKinnis from NC State's Waste Reduction & Recycling. Meet in Daniels 222.
  • November 3, 2014
    WESA Club Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: November 3, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: 304 Mann Hall
    Description: Contact mail.wesa@gmail.com with any questions
  • November 3, 2014
    Fossil Free
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: November 3, 2014 - 8:30 pm
    Location: Riddick 461
    Description: Contact jemills@ncsu.edu for more information, or with any questions.
  • November 4, 2014
    Industry Speaker Series:Shawn Heath, Duke Energy
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: November 4, 2014 - 5:30 pm
    Location: NC State, Poole College of Management, Nelson Hall 1120
    Description: Topic: Sustainability Risks and Opportunities for the Nation’s Largest Electric Utility

    Shawn Heath serves as Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for
    Duke Energy. He is responsible for the company's integrated strategy to
    operate in a way that is good for people, the planet, and profits. Heath has held a
    variety of positions for Duke Energy including regulatory and legislative planning
    for Duke Energy's utility business in North Carolina and South Carolina, along
    with serving as Vice President of planning and business support for the
    company's U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas organization. Heath will discuss
    how the utility business model is evolving to reflect advancements in technology,
    changes in consumer preferences, and more stringent environmental regulations,
    along with fulfilling stakeholder expectations and needs.

    To RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shawn-heath-duke-energy-poole-sustainability-initiative-industry-speaker-series-tickets-13532063767
  • November 6, 2014
    Net Impact Conference
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: November 9, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Description: Join us Nov. 6-8 in Minneapolis where we're ready to break boundaries—leaving limits behind, forging unexpected alliances, and exploring creative solutions—to transform the world.

    For more info and to register: https://netimpact.org/conference
  • November 8, 2014
    SOUL Garden Workday
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: November 8, 2014 - 3:00 pm
    Location: SOUL garden, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
    Description: Contact ncsu.soulgarden@gmail.com with any questions
  • November 10, 2014
    Faculty Workshop: Building Sustainability Into Your Courses
    Starts: 9:30 am
    Ends: November 10, 2014 - 11:00 am
    Location: Nelson Hall Rm. 3220
    Description: The Sustainability Initiative is hosting a workshop that will provide an overview of strategies faculty can use to incorporate sustainability-themes into Poole Curriculum.
    Email Jessica Thomas to register: jothomas@ncsu.edu

    http://poole.ncsu.edu/index-exp.php/events/entry/faculty-workshop-building-sustainability-into-your-courses/
  • November 10, 2014
    Clinton Global Initiative University Interest Meeting
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: November 10, 2014 - 6:30 pm
    Location: Innovation Hall Multipurpose Room
    Description: The Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), a program of the Clinton Global Initiative, brings together college students to address global challenges with practical, innovative solutions. CGI U participants do more than simply discuss problems – they take concrete steps to solve them by creating action plans, building relationships, participating in hands-on workshops, and following up with CGI U as they complete their projects. http://csleps.dasa.ncsu.edu/leadership/cgi
  • November 10, 2014
    A Conversation With Amory Lovins
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: November 10, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Hunt Library 4th FL, Gary & Lee Allen Lecture Hall 1070 Partners Way Raleigh, North Carolina 27606
  • November 10, 2014
    WESA Club Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: November 10, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: 304 Mann Hall
    Description: Contact mail.wesa@gmail.com with any questions
  • November 10, 2014
    Fossil Free
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: November 10, 2014 - 8:30 pm
    Location: Riddick 461
    Description: Contact jemills@ncsu.edu for more information, or with any questions.
  • November 12, 2014
    Recycling Tour at the Sonoco recycling facility
    Starts: 12:45 pm
    Ends: November 12, 2014 - 2:15 pm
    Location: Sonoco Recycling, 111 S Rogers Ln, Raleigh, NC 27610, United States
    Description: Want to learn how thousands of pounds of paper, metal and plastic are separated and processed?

    The University Sustainability Office and Waste Reduction and Recycling invite you to come on a tour of the Raleigh Sonoco Recycling Center.

    Transportation will be provided (meet outside Administrative Building III at 12:45pm) however you may also drive yourself.

    The tour is open to NC State Univeristy students, faculty and staff.

    Space is limited.

    For more information, please contact Rebekah Dunstan at 919-513-3873 or rrdunsta@ncsu.edu

    To RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sonoco-recycling-center-tour-tickets-13901340283
  • November 13, 2014
    Zero Waste Events Workshop
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: November 13, 2014 - 4:30 pm
    Location: NC State, Poole College of Management, Nelson Hall 3220
    Description: The Poole College Sustainability Initiative in partnership with the University Sustainability Office and the Office of Waste Management and Recycling is sponsoring a "Zero Waste Event Planning Workshop" for NC State staff and students who plan events. Come enjoy a sustainable afternoon snack and learn more about how to minimize the environmental impact of your events.

    To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nc-state-zero-waste-event-workshop-tickets-13266499457
  • November 13, 2014
    An Epic Entrepreneurial Journey: How Creating a Unique Culture for Innovation Leads to Unlimited Possibilities
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: November 13, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Hunt Library Auditorium
    Description: Dr. Jim Goodnight has received media recognition as the “King of Analytics” and the “Godfather of Analytics”. As co-founder and CEO of SAS for nearly four decades, his leadership and vision have built a dynamic, world-renowned organization infused with a passion for quality and innovation. As a consistent top honoree on Best Place to Work lists globally, SAS has an incredible record of retaining the best and brightest employees. Join moderator, Keith Collins, Senior Vice President and CIO of SAS, as he engages Dr. Goodnight in a unique “Fireside Chat” experience to share his perspective about how he continues to challenge himself and his employees to stay relevant and continue to forge new trails for analytics. http://www.csc.ncsu.edu/corporate_relations/fi_lit/589