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Sustainability Week Events

Sustainability Week 2018

    Sustainability Week Events, April 14 - 21

  • March for Science & Climate
    04-14-2018 | 9:00 AM | Centennial Park (cross-street of 25th & West End Avenue)
  • Creek Cleanup
    04-14-2018 | 4:00 PM | England Park (811 Delray Drive Nashville, TN 37209)

    The Belmont University ECO club is hosting a creek cleanup at England Park (811 Delray Drive Nashville, TN 37209). Students will help cleanup Richland Creek. Make sure to bring water and shoes/clothes you don’t mind getting wet/dirty. 

  • "Slow Food" Documentary Screening
    04-14-2018 | 5:00 PM | Johnson Theater
  • "Humans, Animals and Disease"
    04-16-2018 | 10:00 AM | Massey Business Center 103
    Presented by Dr. Matthew Heard, Biology
  • Arbor Day Tree Planting Celebration
    04-18-2018 | 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM | Right Outside the Belmont Store

    Each year, in celebration of Arbor Day, Belmont showcases a special tree on campus. This year, we’ve chosen to showcase the White Dogwood (Cornus Florida). Steve Lasley, VP of Finance and Operations, will give a brief description and history of the White Dogwood.  Refreshments will be provided.

  • Campus Tree & Bird Walk
    04-18-2018 | 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM | TBD

    Join Belmont leadership, faculty, staff and students as we celebrate Arbor Day 2018 by honoring one of Belmont’s recently planted trees. After a brief ceremony, Belmont Horticulturalist Mary Weber and local birder Dr. Frank Fekel will lead attendees on an urban tree & bird walk through campus.


  • Local Food Day
    04-18-2018 | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m | Harrington Place Dining

    Join us for Local Food Day in Harrington Place Dining! Vendors will display local products, and Chef Grant is creating a special lunch menu!

  • "Fanning the Flame: Focusing Your Passion for Research into Disruptive Technology" Presented by Tradd Cotter
    04-18-2018 | 5:00 PM | JAAC 4094

    Tradd Cotter a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener who has been collecting and cultivating fungi in the Southeastern US both commercially and experimentally for more than 25 years. In 1996 he founded Mushroom Mountain, which he owns and operates with his wife, Olga, to explore applications for mushrooms in various industries and currently maintains over 200 species of fungi for food production, mycoremediation of environmental pollutants, and natural alternatives to chemical pesticides. His primary interest is in low-tech and no-tech cultivation strategies so that anyone can grow mushrooms on just about anything, anywhere in the world. Mushroom Mountain is currently expanding to 42,000 square feet of laboratory and research space near Greenville, South Carolina, to accommodate commercial production, as well as mycoremediation projects. Tradd is a graduate of Clemson University where he was the recipient of the Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award and a winner of a fellowship from the EPA. In addition, he is the author of the best selling book “Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation.” 

    Sponsored by the Belmont Undergraduate Research Symposium

  • Earth Week Prayer Service
    04-19-2018 | 12:00 PM | Bell Tower Prayer Chapel
  • Chapel - Earth Day Celebration
    04-20-2018 | 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM | Janet Ayers Academic Center Chapel

    JILL PHILLIPS is a singer-songwriter and Belmont alumna who has won CCM magazine’s reader’s choice for Independent Artist of the Year. As a founder and leader in A Rocha Arts, she helps others connect with A Rocha’s work as part of a family of Christian conservation organizations active in the U.S. and twenty other countries. Co-sponsored by the ECO Club and the College of Visual & Performing Arts

  • USAC Family Fun Day
    04-21-2018 | 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM | Rose Park, at the pavilion behind the outfield fence

    Belmont alumni and their families are invited to join the fun of Belmont's annual Field Day. Arrive for lunch before the baseball game and games for kids, time on the playground and more. The event has a special sustainability theme in honor of Earth Week and special activities will be featured including planting flower seeds in pots, a scavenger hunt and more.