Concordia to Celebrate "Green Week"
Feb 03, 2011FOR MORE INFORMATION:
RACHEL WARD, email@example.com
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
CONCORDIA TO CELEBRATE “GREEN WEEK”
Concordia students are celebrating “Green Week” Feb. 7-11. A schedule of events is as follows:
Monday, Feb. 7 – FOOD
o Waste Demonstration – During the dinner hour (5-7 p.m.) plastic bins of the food thrown away by students during the lunch hour will be located outside Anderson Commons to raise awareness of waste.
o “Fresh” the movie – The documentary “Fresh” will be shown at 7:30 p.m., in Ivers 292. For information about the film visit the website at www.freshthemovie.com.
Tuesday, Feb. 8 – TRANSPORTATION
o Bike Rack Shovel – Students will gather at noon in the Atrium and go out to shovel out bike racks around campus.
o New Science Building Presentation – Dr. Ellen Aho, biology professor, will present plans for the science building that will be LEED certified at 8:30 p.m., in Jones 212. Time for questions will follow.
Wednesday, Feb. 9 – WATER
o “Flow” the film– Student Environmental Alliance will present Irena Salina's award-winning documentary investigation into what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st Century - The World Water Crisis at 7:30 p.m., in Ivers 292. For more information about the film visit the website at www.flowthefilm.com.
o “Green” Communion – SEA will be hosting the Wednesday evening Communion service with a “water” theme at 10 p.m., in the Centrum, Knutson Campus Center.
Thursday, Feb. 10 – BUILDINGS
o Lecture: “Carbon Inventory of Concordia College – Students Isaac Heath ’14, and Matt Gantz ’14, will present the findings of the inventory they took of Concordia’s carbon footprint at 7 p.m., in the Morrie Jones Conference Center Suite A/B, Knutson Campus Center.
o Acoustic Buzz Powered by Generator Bikes– Acoustic Buzz, an entertainment program sponsored by the Campus Entertainment Commission several times throughout the academic year, will have some of the lights and possibly musical instruments for the performance powered by a generator bike that seats four people from 10 p.m. to midnight in the Maize.
Friday, Feb. 11 – WASTE
o “Addicted to Plastic”– The documentary will be shown at 9 p.m. in the Centrum, Knutson Campus Center. The film focuses on the worldwide production and environmental effects of plastic. The host takes a two-year trip around the world to give the audience a better understanding of the life cycle of plastic. For more information see http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/addicted-plastic/. This event is being co-sponsored by the Student Government Association.