WKU: The Office of Sustainability and PowerSave

Hello,

The Office of Sustainability and PowerSave interns are pleased to bring you the following events celebrating WKU’s participation in the Campus Conservation Nationals, and regional Bluegrass Unplugged competition.

The Campus Conservation Nationals is a nationwide electricity and water use reduction competition among colleges and universities created by The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and in partnership with Lucid, Alliance to Save Energy and the National Wildlife Federation. See our press release here.

Please share these opportunities with your students. Note that each event is free, open to all, and “swipe-able”. Additionally, PowerSave Interns are available to visit your classrooms to talk about energy conservation, how WKU is working to be energy responsible, or to conduct energy audits! Simply contact me to schedule.

Schedule of Events

2/19 Energy/Water Conservation Open Mic 7pm-9pm, DUC Auditorium
Prepare a short spoken or visual form of self-expression no longer than 5 minutes. Prizes (donated by the WKU Store) for 1-3rd place.
For more information contact PowerSave Intern Mary Boothe at: mary.boothe984@topper.wku.edu

Mini Film Festival: 2/20 YERT, 3/5 Light-Bulb Conspiracy, 4/9 Castle in the Sky
8pm-10pm, MMTH Auditorium
For more information contact PowerSave Intern Sophia Sterlin at: sophia.sterlin754@topper.wku.edu

3/23 Earth Hour & Scavenger Hunt, 8:30-9:30pm Turn off the lights for Earth Hour and join the PowerSave interns for a green campus scavenger hunt.
Meet at Topper Café Patio. Teams of 2-5. Prizes for 1-3rd place. www.earthhour.org
For more information contact PowerSave Intern Mary Newton at: mary.newton486@topper.wku.edu

3/23-4/12 Campus Conservation Nationals Bluegrass Unplugged Edition. Help WKU residence halls win 1st place and show UK, UofL, and Berea how energy conservation is done!

4/26 WKU Earth Day Festival. 11-3:30 in Centennial Mall. Announcing CCN winners. Contact Christian Ryan-Downing to participate! Christian.ryan-downing@wku.edu.

Christian Ryan-Downing, LEED AP
Sustainability Coordinator
Western Kentucky University
270-745-2508
www.wku.edu/sustainability

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