April 16-24, 2018, Environmental Art Show Weinberg Memorial Library Heritage Room
April 17, 2018, Tuesday, 11am – 1pm Earth Day Fair The DeNaples Center Patio (Rain date: April 19, 2018 The DeNaples Center Patio). Students display research and projects to the campus community. Local sustainable businesses participate in displaying and talking about their sustainable products and services. Participation forms-Business; Participation Form-Student
April 18, 2018, Environmental Photography Presentation.
April 19, 2018, Thursday, 6pm – 8pm An Evening of Environmental Science Loyola Science Center:
Earth Day Essay Contest
Submission deadline - Submissions must be postmark by mail: April 10, 2017 or by email no later than April 12, 2018.
Winners announced: April 19, 2018 at The Evening of Environmental Science
Area students in grades 7-12 can participate in an environmental essay contest at The University of Scranton as part of its Earth Day program. Essay contest winners will be announced at a brief ceremony and reception for participants and their families and teachers at an Earth Day "Evening of Environmental Science" event on April 19, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Loyola Science Center. Essay submissions will also be displayed at the event, which will include interactive science experiments and displays presented by University students and faculty. The essay contest is sponsored by The University of Scranton. Click here for submission requirements and contest rules.
Three students from Holy Cross High School won the high school division of Earth Day Essay Contest at The University of Scranton. Students from Mid Valley Secondary Center and Holy Rosary Elementary School won in the 7th and 8th grade division of the contest.
Holy Cross High School students Emma Connolly of Mayfield, Brigit Coolican of Carbondale and Ashlynn Cox of Scranton placed first, second and third, respectively, in the 9th through 12th grade level of the contest. Christopher Talluto and Lanie Gray from Mid Valley Secondary Center and Jessica Bressman from Holy Rosary Elementary School, placed first, second and third, respectively, in the 7th and 8th grade level of the contest.
The University of Scranton and the Pennsylvania American Water sponsored the annual essay contest. This year’s essay theme was “Climate Change, A Time for change.”
All essay submissions were showcased at an Evening of Environmental Science event held in the Atrium of the Loyola Science Center. The event included refreshments and interactive science experiments and displays presented by University students.
Students from Holy Cross High School won the high school division of Earth Day Essay Contest sponsored by The University of Scranton and the Pennsylvania American Water. Standing from left are Holy Cross High School English Teacher Janine Wetter, essay contest winners Ashlyn Cox, Bridget Coolican and Emma Connelly, Holy Cross High School Science Teacher Colleen Gatrone and Holy Cross High School Principal Benjamin D. Tolerico.