Santiago Canyon College (SCC) will celebrate Earth Day on campus Thursday, April 18.
The free event, open to both students and the SCC community, features a food court, Tesla
display, small famer’s market, succulent sales, STEM science displays and demonstrations, and community vendors, along with a host of SCC clubs and campus departments.
“Earth Day is an event hosted by SCC’s Associated Student Government (ASG) and the purpose is to highlight SCC efforts to be greener and more eco-friendly,” stated Arleen Satele, VP of Administrative Services. “We’ve also partnered with our eco-partners to demonstrate the efforts, sciences and advances being made in environmentally conscious commerce.”
Various SCC departments and clubs will be participating in the event, as well as an extensive list of community partners, including Orange Police Department, Climatec, OC Parks, Coast Keepers Garden, OCTA, Irvine Ranch Water District, Orange County Public Works, OC Tesla Club, Orange County Farm Supply and Wolff Horticulture.
SCC’s Earth Day celebration, held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Strenger Plaza, 8045 E. Chapman Ave. in Orange, includes free snacks, smoothies and opportunity drawings. Contact (714) 628-4719 for additional information.
About Santiago Canyon College
Santiago Canyon College (SCC) serves more than 17,000 credit and noncredit students each semester. In 2017, SCC was ranked #13 among the 50 Best Community Colleges in the U.S. by College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions and careers, and provides courses for personal and professional development, as well as customized training for business and industry. The college is recognized for its adult education program which keeps the working adult - and senior - in mind by offering flexible schedules, and community locations. Serving the residents of Anaheim Hills, Orange, Tustin, and Villa Park, SCC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District.