Schedule of Earth Week 2020 Events




April 2020, Environmental Art Show Weinberg Memorial Library Heritage Room


April 21, 2020 Tuesday, 11 am - 1 pm Earth Day Fair.  The Loyola Science Center, 1st Floor Atrium.  Students display research and projects to the campus community.  Local sustainable businesses participate in displyaing and talking about their sustainable products and services.  Participation form-BusinessesPartcipation form-Students.


April 22, 2020  Wednesday,  6pm – 7:30pm  An Evening of Environmental Science  Loyola Science Center:

This event is open to the public.  Activities for all ages, including hands on painting, seedling planting, building tours, telescope demonstrations, live reptile introductions, and other environmentally interactive displays.  Opportunity for departments, classes, faculty, staff, and clubs to develop and offer an environmentally inspired interactive activity or demonstration.

Earth Day Essay Contest
Submission deadline - Submissions must be postmark by mail: April 10, 2020 or by email no later than April 15, 2020.

Area students in grades 7-12 may participate in an environmental essay contest at The University of Scranton as part of its Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day 2020 program. The University’s Sustainability Office and student Sustainability and Conservation Society will host an Evening of Environmental Science reception for participants and their families and teachers on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Loyola Science Center Lobby, which will feature an exhibit of the submissions.

Essay contest winners will be announced at a brief ceremony at 6:30 p.m. that evening. The informal event will include interactive science experiments and displays presented by University students and faculty; refreshments will be served. The University will display essay submissions in the Loyola Science Center from April 20 until the April 22, 2020 reception. The essay contest is sponsored by The University of Scranton.

Click here for submission requirements and contest rules