April 12, 2012
Texas Tech University will host its annual Arbor Day activities April 27 at Memorial Circle.
Arbor Day is an annual event that provides an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to join together to beautify the Texas Tech campus, build a sense of community and receive recognition. The occasion features live music, free food and T-shirts, and planting alongside other Red Raiders, making this one of the most anticipated events each spring.
Schedule of Events:
11 a.m. Seeds for Needs
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free food and T-shirt with student I.D., $5 shirt for faculty/staff
11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Live music featuring Fallen Riviera
12:50 – 1:20 p.m. Ceremony/student organization awards
1:20 – 3 p.m. Planting
See video from previous Arbor Day events.
Registration for student organizations is available here.
More information is on the Arbor Day website.
Arbor Day activities are sponsored by the Student Union & Activities, Hospitality Services, the Center for Campus Life, Grounds Maintenance and the Tech Activities Board.
Texas Tech’s statement on sustainability:
“As a steadfast and committed member of the community, Texas Tech strives to promote sustainability efforts that will preserve and protect our resources. The university is dedicated to educating its faculty, staff and students to reduce, reuse and recycle now and well into the future.”
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CONTACT: Meredith Gooch, assistant director, Student Union and Activities, (806)742-4708 or firstname.lastname@example.org.