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 20, 2014
    Fossil Free
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: October 20, 2014 - 8:30 pm
    Location: Riddick 461
    Description: Contact jemills@ncsu.edu for more information, or with any questions.
  • 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 22, 2014
    Faculty & Staff Workshop: Sustainability Careers Training Session
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: October 22, 2014 - 10:00 am
    Location: NC State, Poole College of Management, Nelson Hall 2405
    Description: The workshop will help career center and sustainability staff and faculty become as effective with impact-driven students as they are with traditional students by:

    * Providing them with employment trends in impact-driven careers across sectors (e.g. CSR, benefit corporations, impact investing, clean tech, foundations, social enterprises),
    *Sharing best practices in social sector hiring so their students and alumni can learn about jobs and internships before they are advertised on job boards (e.g. twitter, LinkedIn groups, conferences),
    *Introducing new coaching tools and tactics to keep impact-driven students engaged and motivated as they get clear, get connected, and get hired for well-paying impact-driven jobs across sectors.

    Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nc-state-more-than-money-careers-staff-training-session-tickets-13033095339
  • October 22, 2014
    WESA Food Waste Awareness
    Starts: 11:30 am
    Ends: October 22, 2014 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Fountain Dining Hall- lobby
  • October 22, 2014
    Graduate Student/Alumni Workshop
    Starts: 1:30 pm
    Ends: October 22, 2014 - 3:00 pm
    Location: NC State, Poole College of Management, Nelson 1130
    Description: Maximizing Impact and Income: Getting hired for jobs in Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainable Business, Social Enterprise and other Impact Fields. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nc-state-more-than-money-careers-workshop-undergrad-grad-alumni-tickets-13033175579
  • October 22, 2014
    More Than Money (MTM) Careers Workshop
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: October 22, 2014 - 4:15 pm
    Location: David Clark Labs 101
    Description: NC State helps mission-driven students and alumni get clear, get connected and get hired. Our new partner, More Than Money (MTM) Careers, has distilled over 40 years of best practices into an e-learning platform that will help you: decide which well-paying career is a better fit for your skills and passions via 3 custom-made assessment tools, identify jobs and internships before they are available on job boards, and successfully apply and interview for opportunities that pay well, and fit your passions and the impact you want to have.
    Learn more at http://poole.ncsu.edu/index-exp.php/sustainability-initiative/careers/ or register to attend at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nc-state-more-than-money-careers-workshop-undergrad-grad-alumni-tickets-13033275879
  • 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
    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
    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
    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 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