Events

When:

Saturday, October 14, 2017 through Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Where:

Various Locations
 
 
Tagged: Collaboration Project, Student Affairs, Department of Art and Art History, Adelphi Community Reads, Department of Sociology, Environmental Studies, Green AU

No Impact Events at Adelphi

Ongoing Event


Join the Adelphi Community in No Impact Events 


No Impact Week is an immersive educational program that empowers members of the Adelphi University Community to experience how lower impact living can benefit the planet, the people and the individual. 

ATTEND the many No Impact events around campus 

Creative Reuse at Materials for the Arts NYC

No Impact Man book

Learn about the AU Community Reads selection No Impact Man

October 4, 4:30 p.m., University Center Rooms 213/214 

Join Cloud Kaiser, Adelphi Alum and Director of Materials for the Arts, speak about New York’s premier reuse center. 

For more information contact Ann Holt or Cindy Maguire


Habitat Restoration at Oyster Bay Oyster Festival 
October 14 and 15, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Theodore Roosevelt Park, Oyster Bay

Take the train to the Oyster Bay Oyster Festival. About 60,000 oysters are consumed and the shells discarded to a landfill. Work with festival oyster shuckers/servers and the Waterfront Center to collect and recycle about 1,000 pounds of oyster shells for habitat restoration. Come enjoy the music, activities, food, recycling and oysters.

For more information contact Aaren Freeman 


Nassau County Executive Environmental Forum
October 15, 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m., Alumni House 

A political kickoff to the Adelphi No Impact Week! Learn where the candidates stand- our environment depends on it. Featuring Nassau County executive candidates Laura Curran and Jack Martins. Get more details. 

For more information contact Kathleen Watchorn 


Participate in Adelphi’s First Free-Cycle Shop!

Monday, October 16–Thursday, October 19, 1:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Lower Level, Earle Hall (Oracle Office)

What items can you donate to—or take from—the free-cycle shop?

School supplies: Backpacks, books, highlighters/pens, bags, laptop cases

Fun supplies: Gym equipment, sports items (balls, racquets, etc.), cds, movies and records, electronics (chargers, flash drives, fitness bands)

Adelphi apparel and swag

Cold weather clothing: Sweatshirts, sweaters, jackets, scarves, hats

Personal items: Unopened toiletries and cosmetics, jewelry, accessories

Items must be clean, gently used, undamaged and in working order.

Free-Cycle Shop 
October 16, 1:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., Lower Level of Earle Hall (Oracle Office)

Bring your gently used goods to give; pick up some gently used goods that you need.  

For more information contact Deborah Little 


Community Oyster Restoration Effort (CORE)
October 16, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Picnic area between Blodgett Hall and the Baseball Field 

The Town of Hempstead will be bring bagging material and a truck load of oyster shells. Students, faculty and staff are invited to come to the Quad and help bag oyster shells. Bagged oyster shells will be used in estuary habitat restoration.

Sponsored by CORE
For more information contact Aaren Freeman or Ruth Coffey 


Author Lecture: Colin Beavan 
October 16, 7:00 p.m., University Center Ballroom 

Get details on this lecture by the author of the 2017-2018 Adelphi Community Reads Selection.

For more information contact events@adelphi.edu


Free-Cycle Shop 
October 17, 1:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., Lower Level of Earle Hall (Oracle Office)

Bring your gently used goods to give; pick up some gently used goods that you need. 

For more information contact Deborah Little


Public Service Announcement Film Festival
October 17, 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., Nexus 237

CSTEP students will present their PSAs on reducing plastic pollution; door prizes and food included. 

Sponsored by CSTEP


Green Expo
October 18, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., University Center Ballroom 

A celebration of the University’s vendors, organizations, partnerships and environmentally conscious community. 

For more information contact Kathleen Watchorn 


Farmer’s Market 
October 18, 11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m., University Center Atrium 

Fresh food right from the farm- keeping the greens local. 

For more information contact Arianna Livreri


Free-Cycle Shop 
October 18, 1:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., Lower Level of Earle Hall (Oracle Office)

Bring your gently used goods to give; pick up some gently used goods that you need. 

For more information contact Deborah Little


Native Grass Garden Site Visit 
October 18, 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m., North Entrance of Alumni & Harvey Hall

Visit Adelphi’s new native grass garden. 

For more information contact Matthias Foellmer


Sculpture Unveiling 
October 18, 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m., North Entrance of Alumni & Harvey Hall

Original sculpture by Honors College student Daniel McElroy will be unveiled near the site of the Native Grass Garden. 

For more information contact Kathleen Watchorn 


Meat-Free Dining
October 18, all day, Adelphi University Campus

Sponsored by Adelphi Dining Services


Community Oyster Restoration Effort (CORE)
October 18, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Picnic area between Blodgett Hall and the Baseball Field 

The Town of Hempstead will be bringing bagging material and a truck load of ouster shells. Students, faculty and staff are invited to come to the Quad and help bag oyster shells. Bagged oyster shells will be used in estuary habitat restoration. 

Sponsored by CORE
For more information contact Aaren Freeman or Ruth Coffey


Dwell: An Interactive Art Project 
October 19, All day, throughout the Garden City Campus 

Large scale geodesic dome dwelling made out of recycled cardboard that incorporates interactive art. 

For more information contact Ann Holt or Cindy Maguire


Unplug Adelphi
October 19, 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., Residence Halls 

Lights out; conserve energy. Find out how you can make a difference—just unplug. 

Sponsored by the Office of Residential Life and Housing


Film: One Water
October 19, 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m., University Center Room 201 

Introduction by Adelphi Provost Sam L Grogg, producer of this film. The documentary celebrates the myriad ways water has touched human lives around the globe and explores our changing relationship to water as it grows ever more perilously scarce.  


Plastique: Art from Recycled Materials 
October 19, Afternoon, throughout the Garden City Campus 

Recycled water bottle sculpture project led by Kappa Pi.

Sponsored by CAS, Kappa Pi Arts Honors Society, and the Art and Art History Department 


Reusable Water Bottle Sale 
October 20, All day, Adelphi University Dining Facilities

Stop buying bottled water—get your reusable water bottles today! 

Sponsored by Adelphi Dining Services 


Community Service Trip 
October 21, 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Hempstead Plains 

Help beautify the local community through gardening and cleaning up the surrounding area. 

Sign up online. This trip is free and provides free transportation. The bus will leave at 8:45 a.m. 

Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement 


Faculty Talk about No Impact Man 
October 23, 1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m., Performing Arts Center Multipurpose Room 

Four faculty—Ryan Ehrhart (Environmental Studies), Emily Kang (School of Education) Maggie Gray (Political Science) and Craig Carson (Honors College)—will discuss the book from the perspective(s) of their academic disciplines. 

For more information contact Peter West


Dialogue: Community, Love, and Justice
October 24, 12:15p.m.–1:30 p.m., University Center Room 313

What do these principles mean? How do we incorporate them in our daily lives? Join first-year students in roundtable dialogue about these critical questions. 

For more information contact Melanie Bush


Place-Based Education: Making School More Like a Farmers’ Market 
October 25, 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., University Center Ballroom 

Sponsored by the School of Education 


Soapbox Series, Narratives of Climate Change: Science and Fiction in Conversation 
November 8, 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m., Alumni House 

Participants in this roundtable will discuss how Americans tell, listen to, and argue over narratives about our changing climate, and how scientists and literary artists approach this complex and fraught storytelling challenge. The conversation will be moderated by Creative Writing M.F.A. program alumnus Matt Massaia.

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Individual Challenge for No Impact Week

No Impact Week is a one-week carbon cleanse. » View the guidelines 

It’s not about giving up creature comforts but an opportunity for you to test whether the modern “conveniences” you take for granted are actually making you happier or just eating away at your time and money.No Impact Week is a chance for you to see what a difference no-impact living can have on your quality of life.

Registration has closed.

 

Share your experiences on social media with the #AdelphiImpact hashtag.


No Impact Week is a collaborative effort by Adelphi Community Reads, Adelphi Collaboration Project, First Year Committee, Center for Student Involvement, Environmental Studies, Environmental Action Club, Art and Art History, Sociology, C-STEP, and Adelphi Dining Services

For further information, please contact:

Deborah Little
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
e – little@adelphi.edu

Della Hudson
Associate Dean
Division of Student Affairs
e – hudson@adelphi.edu

Kathleen Watchorn
Coordinator of Programs and Projects
Division of Student Affairs
e – watchorn@adelphi.edu

 
Tagged: Collaboration Project, Student Affairs, Department of Art and Art History, Adelphi Community Reads, Department of Sociology, Environmental Studies, Green AU
 
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