Institutional Closing

We're open this week (December 17 - December 21) for all of your registration needs! Starting Monday, December 24, 2018 through Friday, January 4, 2019 all SCC locations will be closed in observance of the holidays. SCC offices will reopen on Monday, January 7, 2018. If you need help during this time, please contact the Student Help Desk at 855-66GO-SCC. Happy Holidays from SCC!

Earth Day

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Recognizing our place on the planet!

SCC is the center of the celebration on Sunday, April 15, from 1-4:30 p.m. There will be live music, food vendors, face painting, raptors, reptiles and many other animals! Also, rainbarrel giveaways will be going on throughout the day!

LIVE MUSIC BY: Junior Flores, Devin Phelps and Ron Mace, Tyler Cobb, and Wanda Fries

FOOD: Ruckel's Food Truck

Make plans to enjoy the fun and enjoy the activities:

  • Joe Stueker & students - Eco Charger bottle recycling/phone charger invention
  • Lincoln County Bunny Scouts 4H Rabbit Club - bunny hopping course and rabbit showing
  • Cub Scout Pack 134 Bear Den - Wiggly Worm Composting
  • Shortleaf Pine Initiative - Clarence Coffee
  • WareHouse Farm - Composting & Natural Fertilizers with Thistle the goat.
  • Demonstration of brewing science and techniques
  • Wildcat Mountain Cheese - Curds and Whey Cheese for sale and demonstration on cheese making
  • WKU Professor Richard Gelderman with The Great American Eclipse 2017 demonstration booth
  • Ed Huffman Knapping Flint to Produce Tools or Weapons
  • Cumberland River Compact - What’s My Connection to Water Quality?
  • Judah Short and Southwestern High School – Plastic Waste - Community Recycling Awareness Solve for Tomorrow. Get your free water bottle!
  • SCC PRIDE Club smART Show and Competition
  • David Coffey and Students: Demonstration on alternative energy sources (wind turbine, solar energy and more)
  • SCC faculty Eric Wooldridge and his 3D printing/CAD students will present Additive Manufacturing and Sustainability
  • The Center for Biological Diversity –Valuing the protection of wildlife.
  • Live Paddlefish Display – Kentucky Aquaculture Research Center, Dr. Ken Semmens
  • Pulaski County Humane Society—Adopt, Spay, Neuter!
  • Nancy Seaberg, Wildwood Nature Center—Nature touch table and kids’ crafts. There will be several other booths with children’s craft activities as well.
  • Lake Cumberland Beekeeper’s Association will have a demonstration hive.
  • Rebecca Thurman, SCC—Raise chickens sustainably.
  • SCC Faculty and Students—Environmental disasters science activity.
  • Ironweed Native Plant Nursery Native plant sales and information on sustaining pollinators
  • Kentucky Reptile Zoo—Herpetology collection.
  • Elaine Wilson and Dino Melgoza —SCC Multicultural Club seed activity.
  • Jeff Brickley, SCC—Sustainable House, Solar & Water Collection.
  • Exploration in Biology – amphibians on display, owl diet activity and cool specimens from the natural world.
  • SCC Cosmetology Students—Face painting for kids!
  • Carol Sexton, Children’s Librarian—Pulaski County Public Library-Children’s Library.
  • Oakhill Garden Center/SCC Staff - Make a Newspaper Pot for Your Free Garden Plant
  • Joe Metzmeier, US Forest Service. Connie Woodstock, KY Div. of Forestry Tree Give-away!
  • Lake Cumberland Master Gardener Association—Beth Wilson, Pulaski County Agent
  • Red River Gorge-Cumberland Ranger District-Daniel Boone NF Conservation in the Red River Gorge, Ranger Margaret Mouser
  • Market on Main Members
  • Pulaski County Recycling Center and East KY PRIDE RPRIDE Recycles – Learn about recycling and make a seed ball
  • Somerset HS-Jennifer Johnson and Students—Make a Bird Feeder!
  • John Burnett, David Sayers, PC Conservation District Biologists – Promoting Pollinators
  • Collin Arnold, KY Div. for Air Quality—Tire Pressure Matters
  • KY Dep Fish Wildlife Resources American Chestnut Tree Restoration
  • Trek the Trail–on our SCC Nature Trail - win a T-shirt while supply lasts!
  • Butterfly House—Feed Monarchs and Painted Ladies. Take home larva!
  • Pallet Projects –Ways to repurpose & reuse discarded pallets.
  • Liberty Nature Center Birds of Prey
  • Somerset-Pulaski County Emergency Medical Service – First Aid and Emergency Information
  • KY Div. of Fish and Wildlife
  • Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, Educator Moria Painter – Healthy Waters
  • Sue Duncan with her Angora rabbits and yarns— Spinning and fiber arts demonstration
  • Student Environmental Coalition—Imagining a Sustainable Future
  • Star Lab – Planetarium Star Shows!
  • Other Forms of Fire - solar power demo
  • One Small Lifestyle Change - A Big Difference! Sustainability, Global Security and Social Justice

Exhibits are still being added! Find the 2018 Earth Day event on our Facebook page to stay up-to-date on the latest additions! Join un on campus on Sunday! You won't want to miss this!