Celebrate Earth Day at Endicott

Join the Endicott College Environmental Society for its fifth annual Earth Day festival on Thursday, April 21 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. A variety of free and open to the public events throughout the day will celebrate the conservation of resources, nature, and green business. We welcome community members, faculty and students to attend and enjoy!

From 10:00 am to 4:00 pm outside the Callahan center, a showcase of local green companies, environmental organizations, student presentations, an environmental art exhibit, and live music will take place. Additional activities include tie-dyeing, nature walks, henna tattoos, plant sale, local/organic ice cream tasting, and bicycle test-rides and tune-ups.

At 5:00 pm join us at the Endicott Pond Amphitheater for an Earth Day Blessing and Prayer with College Chaplin Stephen Murray.

From 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm in the Wax Center Courtyard Café, the Environmental Society will host a reception with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, accompanied by Jazz piano music by Professor Brian Fitzpatrick.

At 7:00 pm, an Energy Summit will take place in the Wax Center Auditorium.  The purpose of the Energy summit is to facilitate a community discussion about our nation’s present and future energy challenges.  The panelists will address the energy challenges facing our nation from their unique perspectives, and then they will be available to answer questions. Panelist for this summit will include:

Dan Ford, Managing Director, Head of US Utilities Equity Research at Barclays Capital
Carolyn O’Connor, Director of External Affairs, ISO-NE
Amy Roma, Attorney at Hogan Lovells US LLP in Washington, DC where she specializes in nuclear energy matters
Hoff Stauffer, Managing Director, Wingaersheek Research Group, and former Director of Economic Analysis at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Following the summit, coffee and dessert will be available in the Courtyard Café in the Wax Academic Center.

For more information on Earth Day activities, please contact Dr. Matt Staffier at mstaffie@endicott.edu or 978-232-2181.