LaGuardia Community College Celebrates Earth Day on April 21

globe_handsLaGuardia Community College will observe Earth Day’s 40th anniversary by hosting its fourth annual Earth Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 21. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the College’s E-building Atrium located at 31-10 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City. The College will host several green organizations offering information and internship opportunities.

Renewing Newtown Creek: LaGuardia Lends a Hand

newton3sNot too far from LaGuardia Community College, separating Queens from Brooklyn, is Newtown Creek. This tributary of the East River may seem small and inconsequential at first, but it is actually one of the most polluted areas in the United States and the site of the largest oil spill in the nation; one of the largest in the world. Many local groups seek to revive it, not only to enjoy the waterfront area, but also to eliminate health concerns associated with its pollution. One of these is the Natural Sciences Department at LaGuardia.

 

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Diana Escobar isn’t only getting an education at LaGuardia, she comes on-campus everyday with one other thing in mind – how to make the College a greener place.

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