Earth Day

Earth Day Fair

2014-10-03T12:46:39-05:00October 3rd, 2014|Tags: , , |

The celebration will begin in the Reynolda Hall Green Room at 4:30pm with the inaugural Champions of Change awards ceremony. Immediately following the awards program, the fair will kick-off at 5:00pm on Manchester Plaza (a.k.a. the Mag Quad). Join us any time between 5:00 and 8:00pm for live music, entertainment, food, and activities.

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2014 Piedmont Earth Day Fair

2014-01-30T15:16:08-05:00April 26th, 2014|Tags: , |

The 9th annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds from 10 AM – 5  PM. Founded by Piedmont Environmental Alliance, the Piedmont Earth Day Fair is the Triad’s largest Earth Day Celebration and environmental education event, drawing crowds of 8,000+.  With support of local sponsors and community [...]

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Wake a Forest

2013-12-12T15:57:39-05:00May 7th, 2013|Categories: Earth Day, Events, Home Stories|Tags: |

Did you get a chance to see those artsy trees on the Mag Quad for Earth Day? If you did, you witnessed Wake a Forest, a play on the United Nations’ Make a Forest campaign. In 2011, the UN proclaimed that year to be dedicated to the forest. Their aim was to highlight the forestry industry while shedding light [...]

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Food for Thought 2013 Recap

2013-12-12T15:58:41-05:00May 6th, 2013|Categories: Earth Day, Events, Home Stories|Tags: |

Food For Thought 2013, the Office of Sustainability's Earth Day Celebration, was a great success. The fair was held on Manchester Plaza on April 20th. Students, faculty, staff, and other members of the community enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day full of live music, live animals, educational booths on sustainable practices, and great food and drink. The [...]

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Save the Date: 10 Days Celebration

2012-04-16T08:45:51-05:00April 3rd, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Events, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , |

10 Days of Celebrating the Earth: April 19 - April 28 Welcome to your home for the 10 Days of Celebrating the Earth. From thought-provoking panel discussions to yoga on the Quad, we've planned something to engage everyone. Peruse the schedule, look for our bold flyers around campus and get excited for the 10 Days launch [...]

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13 Days of Celebrating the Earth

2011-04-13T11:17:49-05:00April 13th, 2011|Categories: Events, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , , , , |

Welcome to your home for the 13 Days of Celebrating the Earth. From April 14-26, enjoy nearly two weeks jam-packed with fun, informative and motivational events ranging from the "Green, It's Not Only a Color, It's a Movement" art exhibition at the StArt Gallery on April 14 to the keynote address by renowned activist and writer Bill McKibben on [...]

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Call for Volunteers: Earth Day Fair

2011-03-17T14:41:12-05:00March 17th, 2011|Categories: Earth Day, Events, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

The Piedmont Earth Day Fair is right around the corner. Have you signed up to volunteer? Volunteers are especially needed for Parking, Zero Waste, Exhibitor Assistance, and Clean-up after the Fair.  So, grab some friends and plan to enjoy the Fair and also spend a few hours giving back. You must be at least [...]

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Earth Day celebration encourages action

2010-07-09T11:23:31-05:00May 30th, 2010|Categories: Earth Day, Events, Home Stories|Tags: , |

The 5th annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair,sponsored by the Piedmont Environmental Alliance, was held on Davis Field on April 17. Nearly 8,000 people attended the fair themed around the idea “Day of Action.” More than 100 exhibitors demonstrated a variety of ways to reduce your impact on the planet from switching to sustainable commuting methods, to [...]

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