Campus News Brief 9/17/2011

Hey Green Umbrella!

Some quick things to chat about this weekend! Hope the semester is going well for everyone.


Styleta Inc.’s General Body Meeting

Styleta is a new student group on campus that recycles clothing, & their first meeting is coming up. Check it out.

Monday, September 19

7PM TBD –> goto our FB page and we’ll let you know!

Interested in fashion? Interested in business?

Passionate about philanthropy?

Come find out how to get involved in a prestigious, nationally-run

Nonprofit organization! (http://www.styleta.org/)

We have many open positions on our Executive Board

To apply: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFdpNV9GN1VFcndzRUotMWNnOHNtZEE6MQ

PAID Social Media Internship for City Atlas

City Atlas is a new digital platform that empowers the public with a vision of our sustainable future, and the steps we can take to make it a reality. It is a project of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities and Artist As Citizen, and is a recipient of a 2010 Rockefeller Foundation Cultural Innovation Fund grant. 

Visit: http://beta.thecityatlas.org

We seek a dependable, professional, passionate, hardworking, self-motivated, sustainability-obsessed intern with strong communication skills. The intern must be experienced with Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and WordPress, and familiar with all other social media forums. Extent of knowledge about sustainability issues, urban issues, and New York City will also be considered.

Responsibilities: We are currently looking for a blogging/social media intern to join our team and help build the City Atlas audience. While not required to work daily, the intern will be expected to schedule daily updates to the City Atlas blog, Twitter and Facebook. Additional social media tasks may be assigned.

Commitment: 15 hours per week. At least one work day per week at the CUNY Institute of Sustainable Cities office, at 68th Street and Lexington Avenue in NYC (or one day per week tele-commuting), with the rest of hours flexible.

Compensation: $1000 stipend for work between September 20, 2011 and December 20, 2011.

To apply: Please send one sample blog post, one sample Facebook post and one sample Twitter post that would engage the City Atlas audience to Carina Molnar: cmolnar@hunter.cuny.edu

CC: richard.reiss@artistascitizen.org

In addition, please provide the URL to all social media platforms you use on a daily basis.

 

Fresh Kills Park Sneak Peak October 2nd http://www.nycgovparks.org/festivals/freshkills_sneak_peak.html

Climate Week NYC next week — listing here: http://www.climateweeknyc2011.org/events

The Art of Climate Science: Antarctica This Monday, Sept. 19, Climate Week NYC is hosting a session open to the public, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the New York Academy of Sciences – 250 Greenwich St. 40th Floor, 10007.

Park clean-up on Saturday, September 24: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park: Fall volunteer kickoff, starting at 10am at the Van Cortlandt Riding Stables – Broadway and Mosholu Ave. Bronx New York, NY, 10471.

Thats all folks! Peace.

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