JSU celebrates “Going Green Week” April 18-26

Join the JSU Green Team. Look for “Pledge to Go Green” posters in the Legacy and Heritage Dining Halls. Tell us how you will go green!

Thursday – April 18 and Friday –  April 19
National Association of Women in Agriculture Conference
MS e-Center – Convention Hall and Various Locations @ 10:00 AM
Contact Person: Cathy D. Turner (601-979-2794)
Sponsored by JSU Farmers Network

Friday – April 19
Get Caught GREEN-handed
Royal Bleu Boutique @ 11 am – 2 pm
One University Place
Free Food, Fun, Music, and Giveaways

Saturday – April 20
“Big Event: Campus and Parkway Clean-Up”
Metro Parkway Cleanup
Sign-In for Service hours on 1st Floor – Student Center @ 7 – 9 am
Led by SGA, Student Life, Facilities Management, and City of Jackson
Contact Person: Lori Jackson Stewart (601-979-4224)

Saturday – April 20
“It’s a Party…for the Planet” – Earth Day at the Zoo
Jackson Zoo
Community Service
10 am – 1 pm
General Admission rates apply
Contact Person: Tamika Smith (601-979-4224)

Monday – April 22 (Earth Day)
1. Community Garden Initiative
Spring Planting Day
100 block of West Capitol Street
Shuttle Service will be available. Leave at 8 am and return at 11 am
Sponsored by Office of Community Engagement
Contact Person: Kimberly Hilliard (601-979-1731)

2. Bring a Bike to School/Work Day
Bike-a-thon Contest (some bikes will be provided for contest)
Pedestrian Walkway by the Student Center
Sponsored by Walter Payton Wellness Center
Fun and Prizes

3. JSU Greenhouse Cleanup
(behind the Science Building)
2 – 5 pm
Community Service
Sponsored by Facilities Management
Contact Person: Kimberly Hilliard (601-979-1731)

Wednesday – April 24
Eat Green Day!
Bistro 1877 will offer “½ priced salads” in the Legacy
Student Center @ 11 am – 1 pm
Sponsored by JSU Dining – Aramark

Thursday – April 25
Recycle Bin Pickup (only for City of Jackson residents)
2nd Floor – Jacob Reddix Building @ 11 am – 1 pm
Sponsored by the City of Jackson – Solid Waste Division

Friday – April 26
Recycle-a-mania Contest
Heritage Dining Hall 11 am – 1 pm
Sponsored by JSU Dining – Aramark

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