Earth Month 2021

Events Calendar

Responding to a Critical Need: Alternative Energy Development

Tuesday, April 6, 6 - 7 p.m.

Responding to a Critical Need: Alternative Energy Development - with Gregory Arroyo, Jr., Eleris Energy Global, respondents Miranda Van Doren, Sustain and Daniel Potter, Solar House. Join this event using the Zoom link:

Garden Days at the Gorman Gardens (Behind the Gorman Building)

Friday, April 9, 11 a.m.

Come dressed to get your hands in the soil and help in ensuring the growth of our garden effort.
For more information, contact the Ettling Center at (210) 283-6423.

Instagram Takeover: Vegan Athlete Lifestyle with Alumni Isaac Currie, MBA

Thursday, April 15, 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Join UIW graduate and vegan blogger talk about being a vegan athlete and sustainability of the vegan diet. Originally from Nottingham England, Isaac was a student-athlete on the UIW Men’s Soccer team and signed with Guideley AFC and Philadelphia Fury and is currently working at the National Health Service (NHS) England. Join us on Instagram @intluiw.

Composting with the Compost Queens

April 16 (Friday), 12–1 p.m.

Join Honors Program students and the Compost Queen to celebrate Earth Day, with a seminar (12–1 p.m.), and two workshops (1:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.). For more information, please contact the Honors Program at

San Antonio River Authority: Empowerment and Engagement

April 20 (Tuesday), 3:00 p.m.

Janine Garcia of SARA, focusing on being “watershed wise”, the problem and effects of non-point source (NPS) pollution, and the organization’s new “Litterati” app. Join this event using the Zoom link:

EcoExchangeEdu Annual Sustainability Showcase

April 20–21

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April 20 (Tuesday)

  • 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. – International Year of Caves and Karst with George Veni (Keynote)
  • 5–6:30 p.m. – Campus Sustainability Presentations – Teams from participating San Antonio colleges and universities describe sustainability initiatives at their home campuses
  • 7:30–8:30 p.m. – Sustainability and the Arts

April 21 (Wednesday)

  • 12–1:00 p.m. – Sustainability Shorts: Public Service Announcements and Short Documentaries
  • 3:30–4:30 p.m. – “The Nature Near Us” with Danielle Belleny (Keynote)
  • 5–6:00 p.m. – Sustainability Storytime and Upcycled Craft (family-friendly)
  • 6–8:00 p.m. – Virtual Showcase with Award Presentations

April 22 (Thursday)

  • Earth Squeeze Balls – 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Student Engagement Center – come pick up yours for free until they’re gone!
  • Presentation of William Mulcahy Award for Ecological Stewardship at 11 a.m. Join this event using the Zoom link:

April 23 (Friday)

4th Annual Cardinals in the Community Global Day of Service - community service opportunities will be available on campus, virtually, and in support of our local non-profit locations. For more information, please contact the Ettling Center at (210) 283-6423 or