electric car chargers
Geese on PSCC Hardin Valley
Division Street Campus photo of recycling container

Sustainable Events

2014

June 5: World Environment Day

June 8: World Oceans Day

September 3: Club Connection. Come learn more about our student sustainability GREEN P.A.W.S club! Courtyard, Hardin Valley campus, 10:30am-1:30pm

September 17: Medic blood drive, all day, visitors' parking lot, Hardin Valley campus

September 30: Fall Fest, Division Street campus, 10:00am-1:30pm. There will be sustainability trivia fun with prizes, making postcards from material headed to the landfill, a recycle sorting competition, GREEN P.A.W.S club social, and much more! Come visit our sustainability table and participate in our events!

October: Energy Awareness Month

October 1: Fall Fest, Magnolia Avenue campus, 10:30am-1:30pm.  There will be sustainability trivia fun with prizes, making postcards from material headed to the landfill, a recycle sorting competition, GREEN P.A.W.S club social, and much more! Come visit our sustainability table and participate in our events!

October 8: Fall Fest, Hardin Valley campus, 10:00am-1:30pm. There will be sustainability trivia fun with prizes, making postcards from material headed to the landfill, a recycle sorting competition, GREEN P.A.W.S club social, and much more! Come visit our sustainability table and participate in our events!

October 13-14: Fall Break, all campuses. Check back here for information about Alternative Fall Break 2014!

October 13-17: National School Lunch Week. Check back here for information about National School Lunch Week activities.

October 15: Fall Fest, Blount County campus, 10:00am-1:30pm. There will be sustainability trivia fun with prizes, making postcards from material headed to the landfill, a recycle sorting competition, GREEN P.A.W.S club social, and much more! Come visit our sustainability table and participate in our events!

October 16: World Food Day, all campuses. Donate non-perishable food items, volunteer with our PSCC team at a local food pantry, and listen to a presentation about food issues relevant in our world today.

October 22: Fall Fest, Strawberry Plains campus, 10:00am-1:30pm. There will be sustainability trivia fun with prizes, making postcards from material headed to the landfill, a recycle sorting competition, GREEN P.A.W.S club social, and much more! Come visit our sustainability table and participate in our events!

October 23: Pellissippi State Annual Fall Open House, Sustainability Table, time TBA

November 19: Medic blood drive, all day, visitors' parking lot, Hardin Valley campus

December 1: World AIDS Day, 10:30am-1:30pm, Goins Rotunda, Hardin Valley campus

December 14-18: End of semester "Faculty and Staff Office Purge", Goins Rotunda, Hardin Valley campus and possibly all campuses

2015

February 1 - March 31: RecycleMania, all campuses. Help us kick off RecycleMania February 2-6 with the PSCC "Re-Games" (you'll just have to wait and see what we have in mind for you!), "Get Caught Green Handed", craft with items destined for the landfill, "Faculty and Staff Office Purge", and more. Check back for additional planned events on each campus during both months!

February 4: Club Connection. Come learn more about our student sustainability GREEN P.A.W.S club! Courtyard, Hardin Valley campus, 10:30am-1:30pm

March 3: World Wildlife Day, all campuses. Visit our informative display about endangered species around the world and find out how YOU can help. Check back for other planned events on this day!

March 9-13: Spring Break, all campuses

March 16-20: National Wildlife Week. Help us plant daffodil bulbs and other locally-friendly flora that will improve the lives of wildlife that inhabit our campuses. We'll also be making gorgeous crafts from paper destined for the landfill. Check back for our planned events on each campus during this week!

April 1: Spring Fling, Blount County campus, 10:30am-1:30pm. "Spring Fling Spring Clean", right? Let us teach you how to make inexpensive, less chemically invasive household cleaners quickly and easily! Make your own tie-dye t-shirt! Come visit our sustainability table and participate in our events!

April 7: Spring Fling, Division Street campus, 10:00am-1:30pm. "Spring Fling Spring Clean", right? Let us teach you how to make inexpensive, less chemically invasive household cleaners quickly and easily! Make your own tie-dye t-shirt! Come visit our sustainability table and participate in our events!

April 8: Spring Fling, Hardin Valley campus, 10:30am-1:30pm. "Spring Fling Spring Clean", right? Let us teach you how to make inexpensive, less chemically invasive household cleaners quickly and easily! Make your own tie-dye t-shirt! Come visit our sustainability table and participate in our events!

April 9: Spring Fling, Strawberry Plains campus, 10:30am-1:30pm. "Spring Fling Spring Clean", right? Let us teach you how to make inexpensive, less chemically invasive household cleaners quickly and easily! Make your own tie-dye t-shirt! Come visit our sustainability table and participate in our events!

April 15: Spring Fling, Magnolia Avenue campus, 10:30am-1:30pm. "Spring Fling Spring Clean", right? Let us teach you how to make inexpensive, less chemically invasive household cleaners quickly and easily! Make your own tie-dye t-shirt! Come visit our sustainability table and participate in our events!

April 19 - 26: Earth Day/Week Celebration, all campuses. Special Earth Day celebration extravaganza on April 22 and "Faculty and Staff Office Purge" challenge! Campus clean-ups! Learn why it's good to go Meatless on Monday. Attend documentaries and presentations from speakers! Plant seedlings in plastic bottle planters. "Dirty Sock Auto Emissions" contest with prizes such as a free tune-up, bumper stickers, and more. (You HAVE to see this!) Energy Conservation Education and more! Check back for our planned events for this week!

April 24: National Arbor Day, all campuses. Attend tree plantings, documentaries, and presentations from speakers! Check back for more planned events on this day!

May 3-9: National Drinking Water Week. Preview water-related documentaries and attend presentations from speakers. Take a water taste test! Check back for our planned events on each campus during this week!