Center for Sustainability: Sustainability Events Upcoming

Wells offers a robust schedule of sustainability-related events each semester.

SPRING 2017 events

 

March 27
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Invasive Species: A Challenge to the Environment, Economy and Society
Presenter: Hilary Mosher, coordinator, Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM)
Free and open to the public

March 29
12:30 - 1:30PM
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
FNIS Speaker series: "Stopping Violence Against Native Women" (Skype conference)
Presenter: Winona LaDuke, rural development economist and author working on issues of sustainable development, renewable energy and food systems.
Free and open to the public
The Center for Sustainability and the Environment is a co-sponsor of this event.

April 3 
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: From Barn to Home: One Woman's Building Adventures
Presenter: Deborah Jones, artist and adaptive reuser
Free and open to the public

April 5
6:00 - 7:30PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Community Solar presentation
Presenter: Sarah Kelsen from Renovus Solar
Free and open to the public

April 17
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: The League of Women Voters and Effective Citizenship: Informed Work on Legislation, Lobbying and Educating the Public
Presenter: Kay Wagner, chair, Natural Resources Committee, League of Women Voters of Tompkins County
Free and open to the public

April 20
7:00 - 8:30PM
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Film series:  The Age of Consequences
Free and open to the public. Free organic popcorn and butter served.

April 24
12:20 – 1:20PM
Wells College
Thomas EJ deWitt Lecture Hall, Zabriskie Hall Room 106
Sustainability Perspectives series: Teaching critical thinking and media literacy through sustainability education
Presenter: Chris Sperry, director of curriculum and staff development, Project LookSharp
Free and open to the public

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