Earth Week 2012

University of Northern Colorado

Earth Week - April 16 - 22, 2012

Come celebrate the earth, our community, and campus by getting engaged in a variety of environmentally sustainable and civically engaged activities!

Sponsored by the Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership

Contact Scott Treas at 970-351-1775 or


Earth Week Festivities – April 14 - 22

Waste Not

All Earth Week

University Center

Celebrate another UNC initiative aimed at nutrition by providing food to community members in need.


Hosted by Dining Services


Field Day

Saturday, April 14th 11:00 AM

Campus Recreation Center

Come celebrate Earth Day with some "Old School" fun and help outour friend Sal Locasio. Bring $20 and a team of 6 with 3 guys and 3 gals. Register at the Campus Rec Center Administration Offices on the 2nd floor from 8 - 5 Monday - Friday

Contact: LeeAnne Kosovich

Phone: (970) 351-1893



Earth day information fair

Monday, April 16th 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

University Center

Come learn about various issues surrounding sustainability, the envrionment, and our communities.

Contact: Scott Treas

Phone: (970) 351-1775


Hosted by Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership


2nd Annual Earth day boys & girls club service project

Tuesday, April 17th 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

BGC's Jerry Pawl Unit, 2400 1st Ave. Greeley, CO

Want to spread the seed environmental sustainability and civic engagement to the local youth of our community? Then join the Center for Honors, Scholars, and Leadership as we embark on UNC’s 2nd Annual Earth Day Service Project with the Boys and Girls Club of Weld County! Bring a set of work gloves and a smile as we help BGC members build a community garden. RSVP @

Contact: Danielle Bloyer


Hosted by Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership


Bear branding - leave your mark 2012

Wednesday, April 18th 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

McKee Breezeway

Come join the UNC community for the unveiling of a communication chalkboard in McKee Breezeway.  The chalkboard will be a place for students to express themselves and see upcoming campus events.  The event will have music, free giveaways and an opportunity to name the new board!

Contact: Heather James

Phone: (970) 351-2873


Hosted by Greek Life


alleycat bicycle race

Thursday, April 19th 5:00 PM

Bear outside of the University Center

UNC's AlleyCat Earth Day Race! Join cyclists of all skill levels as we see who is the savviest on two wheels. Bring your camera/phone, your ride, and a turn of the century outfit in celebrating the most sustainable mode of transportation!


Contact: Scott Treas

Phone: (970) 351-1775


Hosted by Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership, the President's Leadership Program and Greeley Revolution


bears p.a.y. it forward

Saturday, April 21st 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

University Center West Patio

Students and the community members will work together to spruce up neighborhood parks, plant some trees, puck up trash and help area residents as part of Earth Day festivities. New Hope will provide a feast for participants.


Contact: Todd Schuster

Phone: (970) 351-1950


Hosted by Residence Life


Sprint Triathlon

Saturday, April 21st, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Campus Recreation Center

Join Campus Recreation for our Indoor Sprint Triathlon. Participants will utilize the Rec Center’s pool, spinning bikes, and indoor track for this unique take on the popular event. $5.00 pre-registration, or $10.00 day of event. 500 yd. swim, 10 mi bike 3 mi run!

Contact: LeeAnne Kosovich

Phone: (970) 351-1893



HSL tree planting ceremony

Sunday, April 22nd 4:30 PM

Michener West Lawn

Immediately following the Center for Honors, Scholars, and Leadership’s awards banquet, meet at the Michener West Lawn for a ceremonious tree planting. Help support UNC in becoming a Tree Campus USA!

Contact: Scott Treas

Phone: (970) 351-1775


Hosted by Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership


Lights out dining

Sunday, April 22nd Brunch

Dining Halls

Join thousands of UNC students and staff by turning lights off during the daylight hours for Earth Day.

Hosted by DIning Services


Speaker - Julian Agyeman

Monday, April 23rd 7:00 PM

University Center Ballrooms

“Just Sustainabilities: Re-imagining (e)quality, Living Within Limits,” Junian Agyeman, Professor and Chair of urban and Ecological Policy and Planning, Tufts University.

Hosted by Life of the Mind


Earth Day Sponsors

Thank you to all our sponsors!

Academic Affairs
Campus Recreation Center
Center for Honors, Scholars & Leadership
Dining Services
Environmental Studies Club
Housing & Residence Life / Residence Hall Association
Student Activities
Student Honors Council
Student Senate
University Center
University Programming Council
UNC Facilities Managementz
Women’s Resource Center

Thank you to all of the 2012 Earth Day Sponsors!