Campus Sustainability Week

Saturday, Oct. 7

 

Agroecology On Farm Dinner
4 – 7 p.m. at NC State’s Agroecology Education Farm
Take a self-guided tour of NC State’s working farm, be a part of the dedication of the brand new post harvest handling facility, and enjoy live music before sitting down to a farm fresh dinner made from the farm’s very own produce.
Sponsored by the Agroecology Education Farm

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Sunday, Oct. 8

 

Women’s Volleyball – Sustainability Night
4 p.m. in Reynolds Coliseum
While the Wolfpack takes on the Duke Blue Devils on the court, you can learn more about campus sustainability through game announcements, halftime activities and the opportunity to recycle and compost as NC State Athletics strives reduce game waste sent to local landfills. Tickets available online or at the game.
Sponsored by NC State Athletics

 

Monday, Oct. 9

 

Group Bike Ride on NC State’s Greenways
Noon – 1 p.m. beginning and ending at the breezeway of Carmichael Recreation Center
Did you know that NC State’s campus has miles of greenway, part of the Capital Area Greenway System? Join us for a guided bike ride offered in partnership with University Recreation, NC State Transportation and Campus Police. University Recreation will provide bicycles for those who do not have one of their own; you can also rent a bike through LimeBike.
Sponsored by Staff Senate

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Environmental First Year Program Poster Session
2:45 – 3:45 p.m. on Jordan Hall outdoor patio
The Environmental First Year Program (ENVFP) hosts this poster session to boost student awareness of the environmental and sustainability-related majors, minors, certificates, research opportunities and courses that are part of the 10 academic degrees associated with ENVFP. No registration required.
Sponsored by the Environmental First Year Program

 

Tuesday, Oct. 10

 

Plant Sale
Noon – 2 p.m. in the Brickyard
Student organization Roots and Shoots will be hosting a plant sale, with most plants priced at $1 each.
Sponsored by Roots and Shoots

 

Wednesday, Oct. 11

 

RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER FOR OCT. 18
Electric Vehicle Show

Wednesday, Oct. 18
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the Oval (grassy area in between Engineering Buildings)
Come to the Engineering Oval on Centennial Campus to see some of the most environmentally-friendly vehicles available in the United States. No registration required.
Sponsored by University Sustainability Office and PlugIn NC

 

Lunch and Learn: Green Cleaning on Campus and at Home
Noon – 1 p.m. in Talley Student Union Room 3210
Randy Reed, Deputy Assistant Director for NC State Housekeeping and Building Environmental Manager, will highlight the cleaning processes we use on campus, why we use them and how the campus benefits. Randy will also discuss how you can apply these processes to your own home.
Sponsored by Staff Senate and University Housekeeping

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Lunch and Learn: Gretchen Digby

12:15 – 1:15 p.m. in Nelson Hall Room 2406
Gretchen Digby is an NC State graduate and sustainability professional with prior experience as the Director of Global Sustainability Programs at Ingersoll Rand. Learn about her sustainability career and consider options for your own. Lunch provided to those who RSVP.
Sponsored by Business Sustainability Collaborative and Net Impact

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Environmental First Year Program Poster Session
2:45 – 3:45 p.m. on Jordan Hall outdoor patio
The Environmental First Year Program (ENVFP) hosts this poster session to boost student awareness of the environmental and sustainability-related majors, minors, certificates, research opportunities and courses that are part of the 10 academic degrees associated with ENVFP. No registration required.
Sponsored by the Environmental First Year Program

 

Thursday, Oct. 12

 

Barkalow Lecture: Natural Disturbances and Forest Resilience
3:30 p.m. in Piedmont Ballroom in Talley Student Union

Dr. Monica Turner of the University of Wisconsin-Madison will present about Yellowstone National Park’s historic resilience. However, the frequency, severity and extent of natural disturbances are changing as climate warms and Yellowstone’s forests may be less resilient to future disturbances. The lecture is free and open to the public; no advance registration required. 

 

Sustainability Fair
5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Student Involvement Suite in Talley
Get involved! Talk with members of NC State’s sustainability-related student organizations about ways you can get involved. Whether your interest is the environment, social impact and innovation or something in between, there’s an opportunity for you to connect and get involved. No registration required unless you are registering a student organization to exhibit as part of the fair.
Sponsored by Student Government Sustainability Committee

 

Friday, Oct. 13

 

Critical Making Workshop With Sustainability
This workshop will offer an introduction to the theory and practice of critical making and facilitate a hands-on activity asking participants to prototype a technology contributing to sustainable practices on campus.
Sponsored by NCSU Libraries’ Makerspace

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Men’s Soccer – Sustainability Night
7 p.m. at Dail Soccer Field
Sustainability is part of the game at this showdown between the Wolfpack and the Virginia Cavaliers. Through a sustainability-themed vendor area, game announcements and special halftime activities, you can learn more about campus sustainability. Plus, recycling and composting stations will be offered in order to minimize the amount of game waste sent to local landfills. Tickets available online or at the game.
Sponsored by NC State Athletics