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
  • 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
  • November 15, 2014
    SOUL Garden Workday
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: November 15, 2014 - 3:00 pm
    Location: SOUL garden, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
    Description: Contact ncsu.soulgarden@gmail.com with any questions
  • November 17, 2014
    WESA Club Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: November 17, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: 304 Mann Hall
    Description: Contact mail.wesa@gmail.com with any questions
  • November 17, 2014
    Fossil Free
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: November 17, 2014 - 8:30 pm
    Location: Riddick 461
    Description: Contact jemills@ncsu.edu for more information, or with any questions.
  • November 20, 2014
    Industry Speaker Series
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: November 20, 2014 - 5:30 pm
    Location: NC State, Poole College of Management, Nelson Hall 1120
    Description: Speaker: Bruno Sarda, Dell Computers
    Topic: Toward a Legacy of Good

    Bruno Sarda is responsible for the operational strategy of Dell's Global Sustainability efforts. This includes business integration, governance, information management, measurement & reporting strategy, as well as supporting advocacy, policy & objective setting across internal and external stakeholder engagement. Prior to making a shift to sustainability in 2010, Bruno held a number of E-Business leadership positions over 15+ years at Dell and Charles Schwab. Sarda will discuss how such plans get developed and championed inside large global organizations.

    To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bruno-sarda-dell-computers-poole-sustainability-initiative-industry-speaker-series-tickets-13266722123
  • November 21, 2014
    Shelton Leadership Forum
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: November 21, 2014 - 3:30 pm
    Description: The General Hugh Shelton Leadership Forum is an annual seminar series that focuses attention on the importance of leadership development. http://sheltonleadership.ncsu.edu/shelton-leadership-forum/current-form/
  • November 21, 2014
    FoodCon Conference
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: November 21, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Kenan-Flagler Business School, 300 Kenan Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, United States
    Description: FoodCon will be hosted by UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Net Impact Chapter and Duke University’s Fuqua Food Forum. Register by October 6th for discounted ticket price!
    http://mbafoodcon.com/
  • November 21, 2014
    Service NC State Meal Packaging Event
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: November 22, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Carmichael Gymnasium, Raleigh, NC, United States
    Description: NC State will be packing meals for those impacted by hunger. Volunteers are needed. More information is at http://csleps.dasa.ncsu.edu/service/service-nc-state-meal-packaging-event
  • November 22, 2014
    Water Walk
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: November 22, 2014 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Wolf Ridge Courtyard
    Description: Partner Organizations- come at 11:30 to set up your tables!

    Contact adlopez@ncsu.edu for more information
  • November 24, 2014
    WESA Club Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: November 24, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: 304 Mann Hall
    Description: Contact mail.wesa@gmail.com with any questions