Discussion led by Lee Ball, Jr. who holds doctorate in sustainability education
Lee Ball, Jr., who holds a doctorate in sustainability education, will lead a discussion on college and community partnerships and integrating the arts into sustainability. The talk will start at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Colorado Mountain College’s Allbright Family Auditorium in Steamboat Springs.
Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs will hold a college and community dialogue titled “Creating Sustainability!” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the Allbright Family Auditorium on campus. The discussion will focus on college and community partnerships and integrating the arts into sustainability, and will be led by Lee Ball, Jr., who holds a doctorate in sustainability education.
Ball has spent the past 10 years teaching sustainable building design in Appalachian State University’s building science program. He is a founding member of that college’s Living Green residential learning community and sustainability council, and served as the president of the Elkland Art Center, a nonprofit community-based experiential art and sustainability education organization.
The discussion is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.
Dr. Ball will also lead several workshops and discussions for CMC faculty and staff on Wednesday Feb. 27 and Thursday, Feb. 28 from 11:30-1:00 PM at the Eagles Nest. Wednesday’s workshop will focus on green building education and Thursday’s workshop will share insights on the process of developing and implementing sustainability-focused learning communities. Lunch will be provided.
On Thurs., Feb. 28, rrom 4:00-5:30 PM, Dr. Ball will hold an informal discussion for students on green jobs and the green building field.
For more information, contact Tina Evans at 870-4517.