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Collin College Plans Earth Day Activities

Collin College Plans Earth Day Activities

April 2, 2012 – In celebration of Earth Day, Collin College invites the public to help “Mobilize our Earth” by participating in the college’s free annual Earth Week celebration from April 14-21 at the Central Park, Preston Ridge and Spring Creek campuses.

The highlight of the college’s Earth Week events takes place from 11-2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at the Preston Ridge Campus, 9700 Wade Blvd., in Frisco, where attendees will receive “green” information and have opportunities to recycle.

Other activities will include music and dance, art exhibits, vendor booths and games. Participants are also encouraged to bring a blanket and a picnic lunch, weather permitting.

In addition to the aforementioned activities, the following Earth Week activities are scheduled for each campus:

  • Speakers/Exhibits
  • Student project showcases
  • YERT movie screening with panel discussion
  • Earth-friendly Days of Service
  • World Wear Project bins “Turn shoes and clothing green!”

For more information, contact the Collin Association for Sustainable Efforts (CASE) at

Collin College serves about 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.