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Join NLC faculty, students and staff for a series of activities to celebrate Campus Sustainability Week, 10/24-29!

Schedule of Events

Monday, October 24
Survey, "What are you doing that is sustainable?"

Tuesday, October 25
Blazer Student Store Grand Opening - 3:00 p.m. in the C-Building Foyer.

Irving Y.E.S. Lecture - Ms. Lori De La Cruz will visit Dr. Yolanda Romero's history classes on the Central Campus to lecture about composting, gardening, soil conservation, and slow food. Professional Development credit available to employees that attend.
  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m., A-206
  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m., A-345
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m., A-345
Sustainability Scavenger Hunt - Students may sign up in the Student Life Center after 8:30 a.m. to participate. Complete the hunt by returning to the Student Life Center between 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 27. Prizes will be awarded after 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 26
Ride Share Wednesday – Encourage faculty, staff, and students to carpool this Wednesday!

Learning Lunch for staff extended to the entire campus.  Rachel Foster presents “Landscaping by the Month” at 12:30 p.m. in K-216 on the Central Campus, followed by a "Native Garden/Learning Garden" tour by Chris Marrs at 1:30 p.m.

Central Campus video presentations
  • 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - "Garbage - the revolution starts at home"
  • 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - "Food Inc."

North Campus video presentations

  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  - "Vanishing of the Bees"
Thursday, October 27
Ms. Lori De La Cruz will visit Dr. Vu's history classes on the Central Campus to lecture about composting, gardening, soil conservation, and slow food. Professional Development credit available to employees that attend.
  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m., I-2115
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:20 a.m., I-2115 
Central Campus video presentations
  • 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - "Fresh - New Thinking about what we're eating"
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. - "Food Inc."

South Campus video presentations

  • 9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. - "Planet Earth"
  • 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - "Food, Inc."
  • 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m. - "The Story of Stuff"

Friday, October 28
President's Scholar Keith Baker will share his scholarly work "Remaking Community College Outreach: The key to renewal of the American Dream" at 12:00 p.m. on the Central Campus in C-244.

Unplug for the weekend!  A reminder to everyone to unplug any of those "power vampires" in an attempt to reduce power over the weekend.