SHSU Earth Week
April 20-24, 2015
Join Recreational Sports, Dining Services, Parking and Transportation, Residence Life, SGA, Career Services and others as we work to make Sam Houston a more sustainable community. Programs and activities are scheduled throughout the week.
Event Schedule - All Week
Clothing and Technology Drive
Bins will be located outside the RSC and several Residence Halls. Get a start on your end of semester cleaning by contributing your textiles to a great cause. Old technology can be donated at the RSC 162 office location.
Residence Life Dare to Unplug Challenge
Join your hall in reducing your electrical usage. The electric company has pledged $1000 in water bottle stations and other improvements for the halls that conserve the most!
Nutrition Week with Dining Services and Rec Sports Fitness
Ever wondered what makes a Paleo diet Paleo? Lunch and learn in Old Main Market every day of the week to sample different nutritional choices. Different days will be: Paleo, Meditteranean, Without Gluten, Vegetarian and Vegan, and balanced eating using the My Plate techniques.
Monday, April 20
Kickoff on the Mall - 11am-1pm
Join us at the kickoff for more information, to register for programs, and to receive a free eco-tote!
Dan Phillips Lecture - 1:30-2:30pm - Old Main Market
Come learn from this expert as he discusses environmentally friendly building topics as well as discusses some of the local homes and buildings he has constructed entirely from recycled materials.
Free Outdoor Yoga - Noon and 5pm - RSC
Tuesday, April 21
Earth Day Eve on the Mall - 11am-1pm
Join Pepsi, One World Conservation, Residence Life, Rec Sports, and more on the LSC Mall to learn some cool earth week facts, and promote a better environmental footprint.
Free Outdoor Yoga - 7:45pm - RSC
Movie Night - 6:00pm in LSC Theater - Forks over Knives
Come and watch a movie that will challenge your thoughts on how you interact with the world around you and learn all about the vegetarian lifestyle. Presented by SGA.
Wednesday, April 22 - Happy Earth Day!
Earth Day Service Project - Far Out Farms -Time TBD
Learn about growing and buying local at this Huntsville organic farm. Register by emailing Lara Patterson with Rec Sports Outdoors.
Free Outdoor Yoga - 6:30pm - RSC
Thursday, April 23
Free Outdoor Yoga - 4:45pm and 7:00pm - RSC
Friday, April 24
Paddle beneath beautiful, old, cypress trees on a hill country gem: The Guadalupe River. The refreshing cool water and warm campfires at night will make for a weekend you’ll never forget. First time canoe-er? No problem! The Guadalupe is a fun and easy river, with a few exciting rapids along the way. $60 for students