Celebrate Earth Day with SUNY Morrisville!

Event Category
General
Community
Sustainability
Public event
Yes
Type of Event
Physical

Join us as SUNY Morrisville celebrates Earth Day on Friday, April 22!

Community service projects and various activities are planned throughout the day — a new campus tradition that gives students a break from classes to partake in acts of kindness that tie into sustainability and inspire them to protect the environment.

Events include: An Applied Learning Showcase; food, clothing and recycling drives; campus cleanup projects; tree planting ceremony; vegetarian and vegan cooking demonstrations; an all-campus lunch; food tastings; building birdhouses and bat boxes; making tie-dye with natural products; native plant sowing; sustainable agriculture and animal husbandry session; an Undergraduate Research Conference; Be the Match bone marrow donor registry; Zumba class; esports challenge; facilities tours; sidewalk sale; Disc Golf Tournament; and much more!

Students also can visit with the Offices of Campuswide Advising, Financial Aid and Student Accounts to meet with their advisor, complete their Fall 2022 course schedules and have a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship! The day's full schedule can be found below.

Please RSVP using the link below for the activities you would like to participate in. This will ensure adequate amounts of materials are available. Open to the community! 

RSVP for activities

Earth Day Schedule

Time Activity
9-11:30 a.m. Applied Learning Showcase (STUAC) - Keynote speaker, Andrew Lunetta, founder of A Tiny Home for Good
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Meet with Advising, Registration, Financial Aid, Student Accounts (Mustang Alley seating area):

-Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with Financial Aid and be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship!

-Register for Fall 2022 classes

-Meet with your advisor

-Complete course schedules

-Win swag!

 

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Campus Store sidewalk sale 
10:30-11:30 a.m. Tours of our Sustainability Facilities:
-ACET Center Walking Tour - Meet in Academic Quad
-Aquaculture Center - Shuttle pickup at STUAC circle at 10:30 a.m. and returns at 11:30 a.m.
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nelson Farms product tasting (Admin Quad, rain location STUAC)
11:30 a.m.

All-Campus Lunch - plant-based, Indian cuisine meal options served on biodegradable dishware (Mustang Alley)

Demonstration of plant-based meal by Culinary Arts program 

Noon-1:30 p.m. Building a birdhouse or bat box w/ Wood Products Technology Program (Academic Quad)
Noon-3 p.m.

Service Learning/Community Service Projects/Table Sessions (Admin Quad, STUAC lobby, or on site):

-Be the Match bone marrow donor registry - Become a potential lifesaver with a quick cheek swab  

-Campus cleanup projects - Caribbean American Student Union (CASU); Conservation Tri-Society; National Agriculture Marketing Association; Society of Manufacturing Engineers

-Conservation Tri-Society recycling drive 

-DEI clothing drive - Especially in need of winter jackets and professional attire

-Making tie-dye bags with natural products 

Morrisville Esports Minecraft Earth Day Challenge (STUAC lower level) 

Morrisville Esports Pokemon Go! - join a campus cleanup and hunt for Pokemon (meet in lower level of STUAC to receive supplies) 

-Native Plant Sowing with CSTEP

-PTK food drive

-Sustainable agriculture and animal husbandry session

-Vegetarian and vegan cooking demonstrations

1 p.m. Zumba Class 
1 p.m. Tree planting in celebration of Tree Campus Higher Education kudos (adjacent to Spader, meet in Spader courtyard) 
1-3 p.m. Disc Golf Tournament (New disc golf course behind Commons II)
1-3:30 p.m. Undergraduate Research Conference - two panels: "Energy, Engineering and the Environment," and "American Culture and Human Development" (Crawford Hall lobby and rooms 114, 116)