Earth Day Celebration

Join us at Barry’s Earth Day Celebration to learn about the many ways in which you can take the lead in sustainability

Date: Tuesday, April 7
Time: 12 pm – 2 pm
Location: Thompson Hall Lawn

Wear Green and show your support for sustainable living!

12:00pm Prayer, Father Cristóbal Torres, OP, Barry University Chaplain
12:05pm Welcome, Sister Linda Bevilacqua, OP, PhD, Barry University President
12:20pm –2:00pm Mini-Presentations:

  • 12:20pm –12:40pm
    • Topic: “Do you know the risk of Sea Level Rise in Florida?”
      Presenters: Barry University’s Green Team, Tri Beta Club and B.E.S.T
  • 12:50 –1:10pm
    • Topic: “5 Minutes to a Sustainable Lifestyle”
      Presenters: Heal the Planet
  • 1:20 –1:40
    • Topic: “Natural Remedies for Acid Reflux”
      Presenters: Tea ‘n Sanity

Free food for filling out the raffle form! Pick up the form at the “START” sign and take it to the “END” sign where you will receive your free food ticket. Food is also available for purchase.

You can choose from the following options:

  • Chartwells
    • Chicken lettuce wraps
  • B.C. Tacos
    • Chicken Caesar with romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing
    • BBQ Pulled Pork with coleslaw and corn
    • Fried Avocado, lettuce, mozzarella cheese and chipotle mayo
  • VIBE 305
    • Turkey Caprese Sandwich
    • Tomato and White Bean Flat Bread
  • HipPOPS
    • Gelato or Sorbet Bar


  • 3 bicycles
  • 2 tickets to Nitro Circus
  • gift baskets and more…

For questions and/or more information, please contact the Office of Mission Engagement at 305-899-3599.

  • Enjoy FREE
    • secure and on-site shredding of your home confidential documents
    • food –if you visit the sustainability fair booths (or for purchase if you don’t have time to visit most booths)
    • gently used clothing and office supplies
  • Purchase fresh and locally grown produce
  • Listen to mini presentations by Barry students and local organizations
  • Drop-off no longer used items to support social justice initiatives:
    • books, cell phones and eyeglasses, ink jet cartridges, small electronics (i.e., laptops & notebooks, tablets, mp3 players, digital cameras, digital video cameras, GPS devices, Kindle & Sony book readers), rechargeable batteries (i.e., lithium-ion, button batteries, cell phone or digital camera batteries), worn-out sneakers.
  • Visit the sustainability fair with vendors offering a wealth of information and products:
    • Barry departments and student groups
    • Other organizations -- Enterprise Car Share, Coke, DEX, EchoTech Visions, Gilly Vending, Heal the Planet, Miami Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization, RPCV Fair Trade Market, Shred-It, South Florida Commuter Services, Tea n’ Sanity, Tree of India, Tri-Rail, Urban Greenworks, and Waste Management.
  • Door prizes include bicycles donated by Coke and Bike Nerds of Miami Shores, tickets to Nitro Circus, a CarShare free weekend special, gift baskets and more!

For more information, please contact Patricia Ramlow at 305-899-3437 or email

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