to the Center for the Environment
at Catawba College
This content requires the Adobe Flash Player. FREE DOWNLOAD - Get Flash
“Think Pink, Live Green: Reducing the Environmental Risks of Breast Cancer” will be the topic of a presentation Tuesday, April 22, by renowned breast oncologist Dr. Marisa Weiss at the Center for the Environment at Catawba College.
Weiss serves as director of Breast Radiation Oncology as well as director of Breast Health Outreach at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pa. She is also the president and founder of the nonprofit organization Breastcancer.org, an online breast health and breast cancer resource.
Read more … Renowned Doctor to Talk about Lowering your Risk of Breast Cancer at Center for Environment
Apply before April 1st to receive the early application discount.
Read the Environmental Steward
Read the Environmental Steward from the Center for the Environment.
Sign up for emails
Click here to sign up to receive emails about upcoming events and opportunities.
Read Our Newsletters
Read Newsletters from the Center for the Environment.
News from the Center
by Rebecca Rider
Nearly 80 people came to the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus February 25 to hear about reforestation efforts in Appalachia on sites of former surface mines.
Dr. Patrick Angel, senior forester and soil scientist for the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining, opened his presentation by commenting on the irony imbedded in the title of his presentation, Hope for Appalachia: Returning Surface Mines to Healthy, Productive Forests.
Read more … Speaker at Catawba's Center for the Environment Tells of Reforesting Old Coal Mines
by Guest Writer
By Tonia Black-Gold
Environmental advocate, author, and managing director of the
faith-based non-profit Blessed Earth, Nancy
Sleeth visited Catawba College on February 11 sharing her journey toward
simplicity and leaving behind a plan that students, faculty, staff and community members could use to simplify
Read more … Speaker Encourages Listeners to Simplify Their Lives
by Juanita Teschner
College’s Community Garden, spearheaded by students Jonathan Buffkin and Sloan
Kessler, now has 10 4-feet-by-8-feet beds with five more student/faculty beds
in the plans. Quick Copy,
owned and operated by John Grubb, donated a large sign for the project, which
reads: “Sustainable Garden at Catawba, sponsored by the Green Revolving Fund,
Catawba Class of 2013 and Catawba Class of 2014.”
Read more … Catawba College Community Garden Expands, Gets New Sign
by Rebecca Rider
Local business leaders learned about saving energy and money at a
breakfast and panel discussion February 7 at the Center for the
Environment facility on the Catawba College campus. Featured panelists
were Robert Williams of Schneider Electric’s Raleigh office; Christal
Perkins of Waste Reduction Partners’ Durham office; and Maryanne McGowan
of Duke Energy in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Read more … Business Breakfast at the Center for the Environment Discusses Energy Savings
by Juanita Teschner
The Center for
the Environment at Catawba College will host a presentation Tuesday, April 22,
by Dr. Marisa Weiss. A
breast oncologist at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pa., she serves as director
of Breast Radiation Oncology as well as director of Breast Health Outreach. She
is also the president and founder of the nonprofit organization Breastcancer.org,
an online breast health and breast cancer resource. The presentation,
“Think Pink, Live Green: Reducing the Environmental Risks of Breast Cancer,” is
scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the Center building on the Catawba campus. Juanita Teschner,
director of communications at the Center for the Environment, talked with Weiss
recently about her upcoming presentation. This is an edited version of that
Read more … Dr. Marisa Weiss: ‘You can take steps to lower your risk of breast cancer’