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Student Organization Hosts Plastic Bag Recycling Competition

Posted on September 14, 2017

MSUM’s Sustainable Students Association (SSA) will be hosting a plastic bag recycling competition on campus beginning Sept. 18. They will be collecting plastic bags for six months, with a goal of collecting 500 pounds—or approximately 40,500 plastic bags.

If MSUM reaches its goal, the university will receive a free bench made of recycled plastic, in addition to helping save the environment!

Accepted materials include:  Read the rest of this entry →

Sustainable Students Association hosts plastic bag recycling competition

Posted on September 11, 2017

MSUM’s Sustainable Students Association (SSA) will be hosting a plastic bag recycling competition on campus beginning Sept. 18. They will be collecting plastic bags for six months, with a goal of collecting 500 pounds—or approximately 40,500 plastic bags.

If MSUM reaches its goal, the university will receive a free bench made of recycled plastic, in addition to helping save the environment!

Accepted materials include:  Read the rest of this entry →

Sustainable Students Association first meeting

Posted on August 29, 2017

Tuesday, Aug. 29 | 7 p.m. | CMU 214

The Sustainable Students Association will be holding its first meeting of the semester on Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. in CMU 214.

There will be free snacks!

The Sustainable Students Association is the main environmental club on campus. We host events such as, park clean-ups, nature walks, and earth day. Please come and learn more about us at our first meeting.

MSUM’s Earth Day Festival hosted by SSA

Posted on April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20 | 12-9:30 p.m. | Campus Mall

Sustainable Students Association will be hosting MSUM’s annual Earth Day Festival on Thursday, April 20. This event is free and open to anyone in the community!  Read the rest of this entry →

SSA looking for band for Earth Day Festival

Posted on March 29, 2017

Sustainable Students Association is currently looking for bands to play at the Earth Day Festival on the campus mall of MSUM on Thursday, April 20. We would prefer if at least one member of the band was an MSUM student. If you are interested and want to know more please contact SSA’s VP Ashley at rezachekas@mnstate.edu. We have two time slots available: 3:30 to 4 and 4:15 to 4:45.

Earth Day Festival: Save the date

Posted on March 16, 2017

Thursday, April 20 | 12:30-4:30 p.m.

Sustainable Students Association will be hosting the annual Earth Day Festival on April 20 from 12:30-4:30. More details to come. Contact rezachekas@mnstate.edu with questions.

Sustainable Students Association first meeting for Spring 2017

Posted on January 23, 2017

Monday, Jan. 23 | 7 p.m. | Hagen 111

Come join us for our first Sustainable Students Association (SSA) meeting of the semester! We will be meeting in Hagen 111/Sustainability Office at 7 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

Sustainable Students Association: Take Back Jack

Posted on November 02, 2016

Wednesday, Nov. 2 | 6-9 p.m.

Come help Minnesota State University Moorhead’s sustainability group (Sustainable Students Association) recycle/compost pumpkins around the community. We will be dividing up into groups and then going around the neighborhood and knocking on people’s doors to ask them permission to take their pumpkin(s) and recycle them. We will also be going around the outside of residence halls and collecting pumpkins there, too. Wear warm clothing and your MSUM gear!  Read the rest of this entry →

No DAPL Letter Writing Party

Posted on October 13, 2016

Thursday, Oct. 13 | 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Intercultural Center

Do you disagree with the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)? Let the banks that are funding the DAPL know by writing them a letter urging them to stop funding the DAPL, or write letters to legislators letting them know how important this issue is and ask for their support.  Read the rest of this entry →

Sustainable Students Association’s First Meeting

Posted on August 29, 2016

Wednesday, Aug. 31 | 6-7 p.m. | CMU 214  Read the rest of this entry →

Sustainable Students Association Elects Officers

Posted on April 29, 2016

The Sustainable Students Association (SSA) held officer elections at their meeting Thursday. Read the rest of this entry →

Earth Day Festival

Posted on April 22, 2016

Friday, April 22 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. | MSUM Campus Mall

Earth Day is near! Come enjoy the nice weather outside on the campus mall today to celebrate Earth Day. Sustainable Students Association is hosting an Earth Day Festival where there will be free food, tie-die, yard games, live music, fellowship and more.

  • 11am – Music and Networking
  • 12pm – Waste Free Lunch
  • 12:30 – Recycled Art Event
  • 1:30 – Earth Day Speakers
  • 2:00 – Tie Dye an Item

For more information visit the Facebook page.

Woodlawn Park Clean Up Success

Posted on April 21, 2016

Woodlawn Park Clean Up was a success – A big thank you to all who participated in the event!
-Sustainable Students Associaiton

Want to help plan for earth week on MSUM’s Campus?

Posted on February 03, 2016

Earth Day is less than 3 months away. Help plan for earth week on MSUM’s Campus by joining Sustainable Students Association (SSA) meeting to be apart of the Earth Week Committee. We will meet in Hagen 111 at 5:30pm today! Bring your laptop to research lots of new ideas. Contact Sydney Stracke for more information, strackesy@msntate.edu.

Night Hike at Buffalo State Park tonight

Posted on September 23, 2015

Night Hike at Buffalo State Park! Join Sustainable Students Association Today, Wednesday September 23rd at 7:15. We will gather outside of Hagen Hall to start the adventure to the MSUM’s Regional Science Center. Please join us for a fun night hike, games, fellowship and food! We will also get a short tour of the observatory and some awesome star gazing!

Buffalo State park is only a 15 minute drive away and it is a great place to escape from college and campus life. This event is open to all students so feel free invite your friends! Read the rest of this entry →

Sustainable Students Association first meeting tonight

Posted on September 01, 2015

The Sustainable Students Association (SSA) will be hosting their first meeting on Wednesday, September 2nd at 5 P.M in the Comstock Memorial Union (CMU) room 101. This will be and introductory meeting, so just getting to know new members, and talking about our plans for the year. If anyone is interested, please come to the meeting. There will be free food and fun. We look forward to seeing you there! https://www.facebook.com/groups/160091137535073/?fref=nf

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