CSU Sustainability Day

Tomorrow!  Wednesday, October 21, 2009
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.


Cleveland State University (CSU) will present a full day of free activities, including a lecture by an expert on climate change and a nighttime rooftop party, as part of Sustainability Day.  All events are open to the public as part of National Sustainability Day, celebrated on college campuses nationwide. 

Sustainability Day celebrates sustainability in higher education, and provides a look at how CSU is leading the way in sustainable practices.  Sustainability Day provides information about best practices, critical global issues, and the exchange of ideas and knowledge among faculty, staff, and students from across all departments and disciplines, including the campus “edge” between town and gown. 

CSU Green Fair
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Science/Research Plaza (Rain Location: Main Classroom Atrium)

Learn first-hand about green initiatives by the CSU campus, our Cleveland business community and nationally. Meet vendors and pick up great “swag” and information about green topics such as transportation, food, building, and environment. Hear student performers and win great prizes including: BACKPACK and new BICYCLE!

“Climate Change… Where are We Today?”  Lecture with Alvidas Jasin from The Al Gore Climate Change Project
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Main Classroom Auditorium

Featuring Alvidas Jasin, from “The Climate Change Project” Alvidas spends some of his spare time supporting environmental efforts. In 2007, he was selected to attend an intensive three-day training program on global warming, led by former Vice President Al Gore and a team of environmental scientists. With this training, Alvidas is now part of The Climate Project, a select group of “global warming messengers” who are authorized and available to give a live version of Mr. Gore’s Oscar- and Nobel-Prize-winning documentary, “An Inconvenient Truth.” Alvidas has already given nearly 100 of these presentations to audiences across the country and has subsequently been invited back to Nashville to serve as a facilitator for additional training sessions.

Rooftop Garden Party
7:00-10:00 p.m.
Recreation Center Green Roof

Live Music, give-aways and food! Celebrate a “green lifestyle” with CSU students on the 7,000 sq ft green rooftop garden on a starry night overlooking the Cleveland skyline.

For more information, click here or call 216-687-2048


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