(September 6, 2022) - The unveiling of a new logo sculpture, presented by Laurentian University’s Students’ General Association and Environmental Sustainability Committee, will take place on September 21st, 2022, starting at 12 pm in the foyer of the Fraser Auditorium.
The event will begin with speakers from students and faculty, [videos of support from Margaret Atwood and Bruce Mau], and poetry led by Roger Nash. The event will then move outdoors to the newly announced Climate Science Parkette, left of the Fraser Auditorium, where the logo sculpture will be unveiled. The logo will represent the university's commitment to the UN's decade of ecosystem restoration goals and the student's dedication to progressing as a campus dedicated to environmental health and sustainability. The event will showcase a new campus project to design a viewing pavilion of the restored forest in association with the McEwen School of Architecture, led by Dr. Tammy Gaber and renowned architect Bruce Mau. The event is estimated to take 45 minutes and will conclude outdoors in the Climate Science Parkette, left of the Fraser Building.
About the Student General Association: Students' General Association (SGA) of Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, represents and advocates for 5,000+ full-time and part-time undergraduate students. Our focus has always been on student wants and needs since 1960. While the SGA has grown and evolved, the priority of student life and advocacy has never changed in our 60+ years of service.
About the Environmental Sustainability Committee: The ESC is committed to working towards carbon neutrality and completion of extensive restoration of Laurentian University’s campus and its lakes by 2030. We want to help Canada, Sudbury, and Laurentian University restore our land and water in the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss.
About the UN Decade of Restoration: Launched by the United Nations General Assembly, the U.N. Decade of Ecosystem Restoration is an initiative that aims to support global efforts to protect and restore ecosystems and halt climate change.