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EarthX 2017

Earth Day is an annual, worldwide event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Visit DCCCD's exhibit at Earth Day Texas 2017 or come out to the colleges of DCCCD and learn how to live a more "Earth friendly" lifestyle. Earth Day Texas will be held April 21-23 at Fair Park in Dallas from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

We'll be in the Centennial Building, Booth 6000.

DCCCD's Speaker Schedule


Friday, April 21

Time slotSpeaker namePresentation title
11 a.m.Lauren Simmons (NLC)Biology
11:30 a.m.Keith Baker (NLC)Sustainability Presentation
NoonKay Kouadio (NLC)

Chemistry Demonstration

1 p.m.Brandon Morton (NLC)Milkweeds to Monarchs

Saturday, April 22

10 a.m.Yale student (CVC)Yale Sustainability Project
10:30 a.m.Yale student (CVC)Yale Sustainability Project
11 a.m.Gerald Bartz (BHC)EDC Pollutants in our Rivers
NoonAmy Monroy (BHC)How a Butterfly Sees
1 p.m.Kierra Byrd (CVC)How Global Perspectives Affect Sustainability
1:30 p.m.Tony Mba (EFC)Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Tackling the Dual Challenge of Overcoming Poverty and Protecting the Planet
2 p.m.Dr. Hurshel B. Burton III (BHC)Using Photography and Poetry to Teach a Better Understanding of Sustainability
3 p.m.Brandon Morton (NLC)Campus Sustainability
3:30 p.m.Aaron Davis (EFC) An Engineering Approach to Global Warming

Sunday, April 23

1 p.m.Dr. Lorraine Marzilli Lomas (CVC)Impact of Green Initiatives in the Curriculum on Students
1:30 p.m.Enrique Alaniz (CVC)Experiences as a CVC Student Including Duties With the Sustainability Communities Institute
3 p.m.Brandon Morton (NLC)Campus Sustainability