CCBC to celebrate Earth Week

Apr 07, 2016 | by Jacquie Lucy | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.840.2482 (cell)

April 18 – 22, 2016

Baltimore County, MD – The Community College of Baltimore County will host a variety of events on its three main campuses during Earth Week, April 18 – 22, 2016.

CCBC CATONSVILLE, 800 S. Rolling Road, Catonsville (443-840-4322-Student Life Office)

April 18
  • 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Green Club Information Table and Rummage Sale ($3/bag)
  • 1:15 - 2 p.m. - Presentation on Sustainable Interior Design

April 19
  • 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Green Club Information Table and Rummage Sale ($3/bag)
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. – Green Cleaning Products information table

April 20
  • 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. – “Oasis in Space,” Benjamin Banneker Planetarium, Math and Science Hall
  • 2:30 -4:30 p.m. – Help the Green Club clean up Bull Run Stream! (Meet near campus entrance by bridge along Campus Drive.)

April 21
  • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Cooking Demo, Café
  • 12 – 12:30 p.m. – Container Gardening, Composting, Barn Theatre
  • 12:30 – 2 p.m. – Film “Just Eat It,” Barn Theatre
  • 2:10 – 2:40 p.m. – Mindful Movement, Quad Lawn

April 22

Art Club Trash to Treasure Projects
  • 11: 30 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Trash Can recyclables census, Barn (outside)
  • 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Film “Your Environmental Road Trip,” Barn Theatre

CCBC DUNDALK, 7200 Sollers Point Road, Dundalk (443-840-3809-Campus Director’s Office)

April 21

  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. - EARTH DAY FAIR, Community College Center Lobby. Co-sponsored by the CCBC Sustainability Committee and the Office of Student Life.
    • Environmental games/prize drawings
    • “Trash: It is important to See what has become invisible,” continuous slideshow by Kevin Mick,
    • Sustainable Horticulture Table, Horticultural Highlights Tour of the Campus, Plant Sale,
    • Facilities Green Table-what CCBC is doing to reduce its carbon footprint,
    • Veterans Association Clothing Drive/Free School/Office Supplies Table
    • Kill-A-Watt – guess your energy usage, Poster Exhibits, and much, much more.
CCBC ESSEX, 7201 Rossville Blvd., Rosedale (443-840-1327-Campus Director’s Office)

April 19
  • 1 - 3 p.m. – Trash Clean-up Contest – Competition among student groups, outside. Rain date April 20.

April 21
  • 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. - Trash Sculpture Contest in the Upper Lobby of the College Community Center. The RSVP for intent to participate deadline is Monday, April 11th so people still have time to reserve a spot!
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – EARTH DAY FAIR, Quad. In case of rain, event will be held in the Upper Lobby of the College Community Center.

April 22
  • 2 p.m. – Guest speaker Eric Kelly of Charm City Farms, Room 209, Administration Building.
Free and open to the public. Some activities and giveaways are restricted to students.


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CCBC offers hundreds of programs and thousands of courses helping people of all ages, backgrounds and interests earn degrees, transfer, launch or advance careers, and prepare for in-demand jobs.

Providing accessible, affordable and high-quality education since 1957, CCBC educates more than 70,000 students each year, including half of all Baltimore County residents attending college in Maryland as undergraduates. Committed to student success and the development of lifelong learners who strengthen our regional workforce and enrich our community, CCBC has also been selected to participate in Achieving the Dream, a national student success initiative. In 2011, the Chronicle of Education honored CCBC as one of only 26 community colleges across the nation named “Great Colleges to Work For.”

CCBC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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