Ivy Tech Community College–Northeast sponsoring Earth awareness activities, events

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 13, 2013

April 20, 2013

Daily from April 22, 2013 until April 26, 2013

May 18, 2013

Phone: 260-480-4120

Event Description

April 10, 2013 Updated Apr 10, 2013 at 11:28 AM EDT

Ivy Tech Community College–Northeast is sponsoring a number of Earth awareness activities and events throughout April and mid-May as a means to recognize and celebrate Earth Day on April 22. All eco-friendly opportunities are free and open to the public.

April 13 Annual Electronic Recycling Day
9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Coliseum Campus, west end of parking lot (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.)

Items accepted include computers; CD, VCR and DVD players; household appliances (e.g., microwaves, refrigerators, ovens, air conditioners); lawn tools (lawn mowers, weed trimmers, yard tools); mattresses ($5 each); computer monitors ($5 each); televisions ($5 each) and plastics #1–7. Visit www.daoindy.com for a complete list of recyclable items.
Information contact: Anne Michel, amichel@ivytech.edu

April 20 Touch-A-Truck 10 a.m.–noon
Coliseum Campus, east end of parking lot (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.)

Children will be able to go in and out of the driver’s cab of smart cars, hybrid cars, limousines, construction equipment, fire trucks, emergency vehicles and more. This is a free, family event sponsored by the Ivy Tech–Northeast Department of Early Childhood Education.
Information contact: Mary Musson, mmusson@ivytech.edu

April 22 Campus Cleanup Day 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Student Life Center, main entrance (4900 St. Joe Road)

Sponsored by the Student Government Association and the Campus Activities Board.

Information contact: Lance Goldman, lgoldman3@ivytech.edu
or Ashley Brown, abrown56@ivytech.edu

April 22–26 Marianne Musick Memorial Children’s Art Exhibit 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Student Life Center, main foyer (4900 St. Joe Road)

Visit an art show featuring entries made by recycled goods. Sponsored by the Ivy Tech–Northeast Department of Early Childhood Education.
Information contact: Mary Musson, mmusson@ivytech.edu

April 25 Going Green: Sustainability Efforts at Ivy Tech 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Student Life Center, student commons (4900 St. Joe Road)
Meet with campus leaders to learn more about sustainability efforts at Ivy Tech–Northeast. This gathering is a Student Town Hall Meeting sponsored by the Student Government Association.
Information contact: Lance Goldman, lgoldman3@ivytech.edu
or Christina O’Brien, cobrien22@ivytech.edu

April 25 Ivy Tech Community Garden Cleanup 1–5 p.m.
North Campus, north of Carroll Hall (4900 St. Joe Road)
Sponsored by the Ivy Tech–Northeast Green Team.
Information contact: Anne Michel, amichel@ivytech.edu

May 18 Great American Cleanup–Fort Wayne
9–11 a.m.

Volunteers should sign-up via email by providing their name, email address and T-shirt size. An email will be sent to volunteers once the Ivy Tech–Northeast team is provided its clean-up destination from City of Fort Wayne officials. To celebrate the hard work, a post–cleanup party featuring food, drinks, raffle prizes and music will be at Headwaters Park West from 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Information contact: Vicki Welch, vwelch@ivytech.edu




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