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Center for Sustainability
Georgia Southern University

Spring 2020

Schedule of Sustainability Events
Student Sustainability Fees at Work!

All in-person events are cancelled for the remainder of the semester.

Statesboro

January

22 The ‘Boro Browse 11 am – 1 pm Russell Union Commons
28 First Meeting for Campus Community Garden 5 pm Campus Community Garden

February

2 RecycleMania Kickoff    
4 Waste Audit 11 am – 1 pm Williams Center Patio
10 Afterschool Garden Program Begins 4 – 5 pm daily 5 Statesboro elementary schools
11 Campus Community Garden Workshop 5 pm Campus Community Garden
19 Environmental Community Cinema – The Need to Grow 7 pm 1119 Natural Sciences Bldg.
21 Arbor Day Celebration and tree planting 10 am Location TBA
25 Campus Community Garden Workshop 5 pm Campus Community Garden
26 Voter Registration drive 11 am – 1 pm Russell Union Rotunda
26 Reflections from Ghana: a Global Sustainability Presentation: Caitlyn Grunert 6 pm – 7:30 pm TBA
28 Sustainability Fee Committee Meeting 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm 2258 Biological Sciences Bldg.
28 Student Green Eagle Nominations Open   Online

March

3 Sustainability Seminar Series: Ovie Mughelli: Gridiron to Green 7 pm PAC
10 Campus Community Garden Workshop 6 pm Campus Community Garden
11 Environmental Community Cinema – Fantastic Fungi (tentative) 7 pm 1119 Natural Sciences Bldg.
12 Hunger Banquet: Eco-reps 6 pm Williams Center MP room
24 Campus Community Garden Workshop 7 pm Campus Community Garden
25 Apt Planting 101 (pre-registration required) 6:30 pm – 8 pm Russell Union Rotunda
27 Sustainability Fee Committee Meeting 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm 2258 Biological Sciences Bldg.
28 Recyclemania last day    
31 Waste Audit 11 am – 1 pm Williams Center Patio

April

3 Student Green Eagle Award Nominations close 5 pm Online
4 Shuttle to Statesboro Mainstreet Farmers Market 10:30 am & 11:30 am Meet at UV Clubhouse
5-22 Sustainability Showcase open (tentative) Library open times 2nd floor Henderson Library
5-12  No Impact Week – see web for daily events   Contact CfS to volunteer
6-8 Clothing swap/campus thrift store: Eco-reps & Fashion Design 11 am – 1 pm Russell Union Rotunda
6 Sustainability Speaker Series: Elizabeth Cline – The Conscious Closet (tentative)  7 pm Union Theater
7 Farmers Market Festival 10 am – 2 pm Union Rotunda
7 Campus Community Garden Workshop 6 pm Campus Community Garden
8 Environmental Community Cinema – River of Gold 7 pm 1119 Natural Sciences Bldg.
11 Shuttle to Statesboro Mainstreet Farmers Market 10:30 am & 11:30 am Meet at UV Clubhouse
17 Sustainability Showcase Closing Reception 3 pm – 5 pm 2nd floor Henderson Library
18 Shuttle to Statesboro Mainstreet Farmers Market 10:30 am & 11:30 am Meet at UV Clubhouse
18 Beach Cleanup: Eco-reps All day TBA
18 Earth Day Festival-Savannah 11 am – 5 pm Forsyth Park
21 Campus Community Garden Harvest Celebration 6 pm – 7:30 pm TBA
25 Shuttle to Statesboro Mainstreet Farmers Market 10:30 am & 11:30 am Meet at UV Clubhouse

May

2 Shuttle to Statesboro Mainstreet Farmers Market 10:30 am & 11:30 am Meet at UV Clubhouse

You can download the latest Center for Sustainability calendar here.

In addition to these events, CfS will also provide weekly volunteer opportunities throughout the semester.

Last updated: 3/18/2020

CENTER FOR SUSTAINABILITY (CfS) • P.O. Box 8042-1 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5895