Event Schedule

Earth Week is a week-long set of programming and events coordinated by the Office of Sustainability to celebrate sustainability and educate students and faculty of the University of Southern Mississippi of its importance. 

Day Events
Monday (4/21/14)

Meatless Monday - Go without meat for a day to learn about eating a sustainable diet!

Southern Miss Farmer's Market - 3PM to 6PM - Hardy St. and 31st Avenue

Tuesday (4/22/14)


Transit Tuesday - reduce your carbon footprint by carpooling, riding the bus, walking, or biking to campus.

EcoEagle Lecture

12pm - 1pm, R.C. Cook Union - Hall of Honors (lunch provided)

Paul Cavanaugh, Master Gardner

Lecture and Reception, 6:30pm, 103 A-D Trent Lott Center

Byron Ballard, Appalacian Folklorist and environmental activist

Hosted by Honors College and English Department

Wednesday (4/23/14)

Waste-less Wednesday - Challenge yourself to create as little waste as possible by recycling and reusing.

Earth Fair and Alternative Car Show

10am - 1pm, Shoemaker Square

Thursday (4/24/14)

Thirsty Thursday

Environmental/Sustainability Jobs Seminar

12:15 - 12:45PM, R.C. Cook Union - Hall of Honors (lunch provided)

City of Hattiesburg Earth Day Event

3-6pm, Town Square Park

Lake Thoreau Movie Night

8pm, Lake Thoreau

Viewing "The Birds"

Friday (4/25/14)

Field Trip Friday -

Okatoma River Cleanup

Contact CCCE for more information

Field Trip to Advanced Disposal's Sumrall Recycling Site

     Sign up by emailing Leslee.Davenport@usm.edu

Lake Thoreau Movie Night

8pm, Lake Thoreau

     Viewing "WALL-E"