Events

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

03/04/14 (Tuesday)

The Center for the Environment at Catawba College has rescheduled its EnviroMingle® at Cougar Run Winery in Concord for 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4.

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02/25/14 (Tuesday)

A senior forester and soil scientist for the U.S. Department of the Interior will speak Tuesday, February 25, on “Hope for Appalachia: Returning Surface Mines to Healthy, Productive Forests.” The presentation, scheduled for 6:30 p.m., will be held at the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus.

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02/10/14 (Monday)

Nancy Sleeth, author of Almost Amish: One Woman’s Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life, will lead a workshop called “A Simple Plan that Simply Works” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 10, at the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus. Participants will leave with a personal action plan for de-cluttering their lives.

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02/07/14 (Friday)

“How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution to Save on Energy Costs” will be the topic for the Center for the Environment’s second event in its Business Sustainability Series. The breakfast for businesses and governmental and educational organizations will be held from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. on Friday, February 7, in the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus. The Center is offering the event in partnership with the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce, RowanWORKS Economic Development and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

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Videos of Past Events

Video - Sarah Susanka: Not So Big

Author and architect Sarah Susanka brought her “Not So Big” philosophy to Catawba College’s campus and advised those members of her audience to “be the custodian of your own life.” “We are that channel by which God moves through this world,” Susanka explained, noting “those inner judgments [you make about yourself] undermine the truth of who God wants you to be.”

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Video - Amory Lovins: A Sustainable Future

Energy leader Amory Lovins invited the nearly 700 people who attended his presentation at Catawba College to imagine a world where business leaders and the heads of governments have abandoned oil, coal and nuclear energy in favor of alternatives that cost less and work better.

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