Earth Week

"Recognize the Sacredness of Earth" - Barry University Mission Statement

Earth Week April 13-21, 2023

Barry's Mission and Core Commitments call us to recognize the sacredness of Earth and engage in meaningful efforts toward social change. Earth Week at Barry University is a series of annual events that bring faculty, staff, and students together to celebrate our common home and promote sustainability efforts on campus and in the local community.

Visit Sustainability Initiatives for more information

Sign up for events on the Corq app

Visit www.barry.edu/sustainability for more information!

 

See the 2023 schedule of events for an idea of what to look forward to during Earth Week:

  • Deliberative Dialogue: Building Resiliency in the Face of Climate Change 

    Thursday, April 13 | 4:00–5:30 pm | Andreas 112 

    Come together with community leaders, faculty, staff, students, and alumni to consider creative approaches to building a sustainable future for South Florida’s people and environment 

    Register on Corq 

    Contact: service@barry.edu  

  • Sustainability Saturday 

    Saturday April 15 | 1:30-5:30 pm | Meet in Landon Events Room   

    Join Barry in a day of service for Sustainability Saturday. We aim to honor Barry's core commitment to recognize the sacredness of the Earth.  

    Closed toes shoes are required. We recommend wearing Barry apparel, a hat, and bringing a reusable water bottle. This is a 3-hour service opportunity.   

    Register on givepulse.barry.edu    
    Contact: VScott@barry.edu

  • Eco-Adventure Trip: Everglades Airboat Tour 

    Sunday, April 16| 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
    Meet at Landon Events Room 

    Join us for this thrilling airboat adventure in the Everglades! You'll get to meet the Gator Boys from Animal Planet, witness wild gators and enjoy a delicious lunch.  

    RSVP on Corq 
    $5 deposit to secure your spot will be returned upon trip completion 

    Contact: aborrero@barry.edu   

  • Care for Creation Mass  
    Monday, April 4| 12:00-1:00 pm | Cor Jesu Chapel 

    All are welcome to join the Barry University community as we honor our commitment to recognize the sacredness of Earth through a special Care for Creation Mass hosted by Campus Ministry.  

     
    Contact: campusministry@barry.edu  

  • Earth Day Carnival 

    Wednesday, April 19 | 1:00-4:00 pm | Campus Mall 

    Celebrate our common home with fun filled afternoon that includes sustainable vendors, free food trucks, music, eco-friendly attractions, and hands-on activities. Don’t forget to wear green!  

    Interested in hosting a booth at the carnival? Sign up here! 

    Volunteers appreciated. Sign up as a volunteer here 

    RSVP on Corq 

    Contact: me@barry.edu 

  • STEM Symposium 

    Friday, April 21 | 9:00am-12:00pm | Andreas 111 & 112 

    Every spring, STEM students and faculty are invited to highlight their research at the Annual Barry STEM Research Symposium. We aim to engage the Barry community in learning about and celebrating ongoing discoveries and research within the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), Medicine, Humanities, and Social Sciences. 

    Contact: zzajickova@barry.edu  

    Aquafresh: Spring Fling Edition 

    Friday, April 21| 8:00pm– 12:00am | Penefort Pool  

    Bringing Awareness to the importance of loving the ocean and the wildlife who calls it home. Featuring: Biodegradable giveaways, live music, food and interactive games. 

    RSVP on Corq 

    Contact: mstevenson@barry.edu

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