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Think Green Thursday: Deacs Donate

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to explore sustainability through interactive, educational, and fun Think Green Thursday events. Past Think Green Thursday themes include energy use reduction, what to recycle, the impact of electronics on the environment, and Choose to Reuse campaigns for reusable water bottles, mugs, and bags.

Think Green Thursday: Deacs Donate

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to explore sustainability through interactive, educational, and fun Think Green Thursday events. Past Think Green Thursday themes include energy use reduction, what to recycle, the impact of electronics on the environment, and Choose to Reuse campaigns for reusable water bottles, mugs, and bags.

Think Green Thursday

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to explore sustainability through interactive, educational, and fun Think Green Thursday events. Past Think Green Thursday themes include energy use reduction, what to recycle, the impact of electronics on the environment, and Choose to Reuse campaigns for reusable water bottles, mugs, and bags.

Think Green Thursday: Reynolda Village

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to explore sustainability through interactive, educational, and fun Think Green Thursday events. Past Think Green Thursday themes include energy use reduction, what to recycle, the impact of electronics on the environment, and Choose to Reuse campaigns for reusable water bottles, mugs, and bags.

Think Green Thursday: Enduring Planet, Enduring Love

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Join in the creation of our second annual Valentine’s Day card to the Earth. We will have plenty of Fair Trade chocolate on hand to celebrate the love.

Think Green Thursday

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to explore sustainability through interactive, educational, and fun Think Green Thursday events. Past Think Green Thursday themes include energy use reduction, what to recycle, the impact of electronics on the environment, and Choose to Reuse campaigns for reusable water bottles, mugs, and bags.

Think Green Thursday: Sustainability at Wake Forest

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Test your knowledge of Wake Forest and Sustainability. Participants will be entered in a drawing to win a Wake Forest sustainability swag bag including a free reusable tumbler and t-shirt.

Think Green Thursday: North Campus Dining Hall

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Come one, come all — visit the new North Campus Dining Hall to learn about the high-tech sustainable features of the new facility and enter to win a gift card to use at the new Starbucks.

Social Impact Career Workshop Series

Monday, December 9th, 2013
EcoReps participate in Choose to Reuse @ Hit the Bricks

EcoReps participate in Think Green Thursday

Twenty-seven undergraduate students from diverse disciplines attended the first-ever Social Impact Career Workshop, co-sponsored by the Office of Personal & Career Development, Service & Social Action, My Journey, and the Office of Sustainability.

Part one of a three-part series, the workshop received overwhelmingly positive feedback through student evaluations. “It really opened my eyes to the myriad of options,” commented one student. “[The workshop] taught me about the ‘next step,’” noted another attendee.

During the first half of the event, Dr. Katharine Brooks, Executive Director of Personal and Career Development, led students through a self-reflection and planning exercise. The group then heard from a professional panel that included Dr. Ananda Mitra, Professor and Chair of Communication; Dedee DeLongpré Johnston, WFU Director of Sustainability; Ryan Lesley (’06, MBA ‘14), former Peace Corps volunteer and co-president of WFU Net Impact; and Alex Tsuji (MBA ’14), secretary of WFU Net Impact. After brief introductions from each panelist, students had the opportunity to ask questions. The discussion reflected interests that ranged from local to global issues and spanned sectors from non-governmental to corporate.

Former Wake Forest Fellow Annabel Lang (’12) developed the idea for the workshop while working with EcoReps, a peer sustainability education program of the Office of Sustainability. With an increasing number of Wake Forest students gaining sustainability-related experience through curricular and extracurricular endeavors, she saw a need to bridge the gap between these undergraduates’ experiences and their future professional lives.

Part two of the Social Impact Careers Workshop will take place Tuesday, January 15th, 2014 at 5:00PM. In this next installation, students will learn how to “pitch” their experiences, passions, and skills to potential employers. Additionally, attendees will learn how to take advantage of the upcoming Job & Internship Fair, on-campus opportunities for gaining social impact experience, job search resources, and networking strategies. To participate in part two, students should register through the DeaconSource calendar. It is not necessary to have participated in part one, in order to participate in part two.

By Hannah Slodounik, Program Coordinator

Think Green Thursday: Mug Giveaway

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Stop by Think Green Thursday on your way into the library and check out how using your own reusable mug or thermos can reduce resource waste. Afterwards, if you need one, grab a fun and free reusable mug. A coffee discount voucher is also available to everyone who stops by and participates.