Kennesaw State University celebrates Earth Day

Kennesaw State University celebrates Earth Day

Georgia (Apr 24, 2002) — Kennesaw State University celebrates Earth Day

Staff

Abstract

When:

Thursday‚ April 25

See schedule below



Why:

"The annual observance of Earth Day reminds us of the responsibility to use the goods of the earth with care‚" said Kennesaw State's Environmental and Health Safety Director Gerald Donaldson.



This year's celebration includes the kickoff of a new campus recycling effort‚ which will eventually feature mini−recycling centers on each floor of each building‚ and the planting of native saplings throughout campus.



Schedule:



10:30 − 11 a.m.‚ Legacy Gazebo "Native Earth" presentation designed to raise awareness of environmental responsibility.

11 a.m. and 1 p.m.‚ Campus Green Tree Booth Planting of 100 native hardwood saplings.

Noon − 1 p.m.‚ Campus Green Ribbon cutting and kickoff of the new recycling effort. Representatives from the EPA and Keep Cobb Beautiful will join campus officials.

1 − 2 p.m.‚ Carmichael Student Center University Room A Birds of prey demonstration.

1 − 3 p.m.‚ Campus Green Demonstrations by KSU mounted patrol and bike patrol‚ KSU police dog and Atlanta Zoo Mobile‚ which will feature some endangered species.

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Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚100‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.




A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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