Commemorate Earth Day 2011 at Meredith College
Meredith College will commemorate Earth Day 2011 with a variety of events scheduled April 14-27.
Thursday, April 14, 12:30-2 p.m., Carlyle Campbell Library
Meredith’s Celebrating Student Achievement mid-day showcase highlights interactive and engaging exhibits featuring the variety of student achievements connected with Meredith’s 2010-2011 campus theme, Critical Thinking for Critical Times. Stop by to see a variety of student projects with environmental and sustainability themes.
Coordinated by the Office of Student Leadership & Service and the Sustainability Office
Tuesday, April 19, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Belk Courtyard
Students will highlight creative reuse with items available from the Daisy Trade and a crafting project that creatively repurposes magazines. Join us for food and music! Students will be collecting unwanted towels, clothing and blankets to donate to a local charitable organization.
Sponsored by students in COM 400, Event Planning
Tuesday, April 19, 5-7 p.m., Three Sisters Garden
Join a spring clean-up of the campus Three Sisters organic garden and edible landscape as these spaces become productive over the summer.
Sponsored by MEA, CAB, History & Politics Club, Model UN and WINGS in collaboration with the Nutrition program and Grounds Department
Wednesday, April 27, 2-4:30 p.m., Gaddy Hammrick Lawn
Is your T-shirt drawer overflowing? Join Meredith’s Angels for the Environment in tie-dyeing shirts (and any other article of clothing you desire) in celebration of Earth Day.
Sponsored by Angels for the Environment
Events are coordinated through Meredith’s Office of Sustainability and are part of the greater Earth Day Raleigh, www.visitraleigh.com/earthday.
For more on Meredith’s sustainability efforts, visit www.meredith.edu/sustainability.
Date Submitted: 2011-04-08