Events & Activities

View the college calendar for upcoming events, student trips, informative workshops, and important dates and deadlines for current students.  

      

Drop-In Career Choice Assistance

Monday, Aug. 25, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
A125

Learn about important factors to consider when making decisions about a new career including required training, cost verses return, family commitments, interests and aptitudes. Explore credit and non-credit options, and examine the pros and cons of both.

 

New Student Orientation
#carrollorientation

Evening Session: Tuesday, Aug. 26
Check in: 5:15 - 5:45 p.m.
Program: 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Afternoon Session: Thursday, Aug. 28
Check in: 1:15 - 1:45 p.m.
Program: 2 - 4:30 p.m.

An opportunity for new students to meet college faculty, staff and other students; receive answers to their questions; learn how to balance the responsibilities of home, work and college; discover student involvement opportunities; buy books; locate classes and get a student ID card. Learn more.

 

H2gO

Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 2 and 3, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Great Hall

Stop by and pick-up a free water and student handbook on your way to class.

 

Outdoor Movie: "The Lego Movie"

Friday, Sept. 5
8 p.m.
Amphitheater
Rated PG

An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied "special", is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

Help support the Carroll Food Locker by donating a non-perishable food item. Although participation is not required, you donation would be greatly appreciated by those in need.

 

Children's Theatre Production!
"2 Dumb Dogs: The Amazing Adventures of Ferdo and Floof"

Saturday, Sept. 6, 4 and 6 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2 p.m.
(50-minute performance)
Theater in the Scott Center
$3 general admission (proceeds benefit Carroll's Early Childhood Development Center)

Our 8th annual children’s theatre production suitable for audiences of all ages. This show goes on tour to local elementary schools and libraries, but you can see performances at Carroll before it hits the road. Learn more

 

Club Fair

Monday and Tuesday, Sept.8 and 9
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Great Hall

Learn about Carroll's student clubs and organizations. If you do not see a club you're looking for, you can easily start a club. Come to the Club Fair for details!

 

Fall Film Series: "The Fault in Our Stars"

Tuesday, Sept. 9
7 p.m.
Theater in the Scott Center
Rated PG-13

Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.

Help support the Carroll Food Locker by donating a non-perishable food item. Although participation is not required, you donation would be greatly appreciated by those in need.

 

Service-Learning Club Open House

Wednesday, Sept.10
3:30 - 5 p.m.
Great Hall

Join us to learn about all of the opportunities to learn and serve around the county. This club has a variety of events and activities. There's something for everyone who loves to serve.

 

Music Performance: Baltimore Jazz Alliance

Thursday, Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Theater in the Scott Center
Free admission

Presenting an exciting concert from some of Maryland’s best jazz composers and arrangers! Come and hear the great players of this 17-piece band perform straight-ahead, Latin and contemporary jazz charts under the direction of founder, Anthony Villa.

 

Orioles vs. Yankees Baseball Game

Saturday, Sept. 13
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Camden Yards

Join us to watch the O’s play the Yankees at Camden Yards. Purchase tickets at the Cashier's Office starting Tuesday, Sept. 2.

 

Musical Performance Trip: "Once"

Saturday, Sept. 13
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The Hippodrome Theater
$10 for credit students; $20 for faculty, staff and alumni; $25 for guests (all guest must be age 14 or older; one guest per person)

Purchase tickets at the Cashier's Office starting Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, "Once" is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, "Once" tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights, but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, "Once" draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams, not living in fear, and the power of music to connect us all.

 

Alive and Animated in the Natural World: The Art of Ed Coffey

Sunday, Sept. 14 – Thursday, Oct. 16
Reception: Sunday, Sept. 14, 2 – 4 p.m.
Gallery in the Scott Center

Ed Coffey creates paintings that express the culture shock of a city dweller surrounded by the natural world, organic and biological. Those elements are clearly evident even in his more abstract work. He describes his process as The Mad Scientist school of art, “It’s alive, alive!” Coffey’s experimentation and experience go hand in hand to create his little monsters. He says, “Enjoy the show, just don't get too close.” Learn more.

 

Community Fair

Monday and Tuesday, Sept.15 and 16
10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Great Hall

An opportunity for students to see the wide variety of experiential learning options in the community. Internships, service opportunities and jobs will be displayed in the Great Hall. Stop by, and learn how to get involved in the community!

 

Music Performance: Speakers of the House

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Theater in the Scott Center
$10 and $5 for senior adults over age 65, faculty, staff and students with ID

Speakers of the House is a mash up of two of the Baltimore area’s more popular and diverse bands: All Mighty Senators and The Junkyard Saints. The band was formed two years ago in an effort to play the old school funk, boogaloo and rock. For more information, visit speakersofthehouseband.com.

 

Fall Film Series: "22 Jump Street"

Wednesday, Sept. 17
7 p.m.
Theater in the Scott Center
Rated R

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.

Help support the Carroll Food Locker by donating a non-perishable food item. Although participation is not required, you donation would be greatly appreciated by those in need.

 

Stacey Mastrian Vocal Master Class

Thursday, Sept. 18, 3 p.m.
T404
$10 and $5 for senior adults over age 65, faculty, staff and students with ID

Watch and listen as selected student performers, focus on a repertoire of their choice, receive valuable feedback on fine tuning their technique.

 

Music Performance: Stacey Mastrian, soprano

Thursday, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Theater in the Scott Center
$10 and $5 for senior adults over age 65, faculty, staff and students with ID

Stacy Mastrian, a “sweet, shimmering soprano” (The Washington Post) who is “versatile and passionate” (Der Tagesspiegel), performs repertoire that spans from the late Renaissance to the present and from traditional to experimental, with international television, radio and internet broadcasts. For more information, visit staceymastrian.com.

 

The Marriage of Art and Business Conference

Friday, Sept. 19
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
K100
$49 (lunch included)

Learn how to start a business in the arts and make money from your art or craft by listening to the practical advice of business owners and entrepreneurs in the arts community. Learn more.

 

Online Career Assessment/Focus2 Workshop

Wednesday, Sept. 24
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
A208

Self-assessment is the first step in effective career planning. Taking assessments on interests, abilities, personality and values provide you with options for identifying those majors and career pathways that are best for you. In this workshop, students learn to use the Focus 2 online assessment tool to match your skills, strengths and values to potential careers and work environments. Sign up online.

 

Evening Student Appreciation

Wednesday, Sept. 24
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Front Entrance

Grab some free snacks and water on your way to class this evening, courtesy of Student Life.

 

Leadership Challenge Kick-off

Thursday, Sept. 25
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
K119 (near the Café)


Join us to learn more about Carroll’s leadership program: the Leadership Challenge. Games, food and friends are what you’ll find at this special kick-off event. All are welcome.

 

Crab Feast

Friday, Sept. 26
4:30 - 7 p.m.
Back Patio
$5 for credit students; $18 for faculty, staff, alumni and guests under 12 years old; $25 for guests 12 years and older. (Limit one guest per person).

Purchase tickets at the Cashier's Office starting Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Listen to the steel drum sounds of Ewabo while enjoying some good steamed crabs. Food is served at 5 p.m.

 

SERRV International

Friday, Sept. 26
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

SERRV International is a nonprofit organization with a mission to eradicate poverty wherever it resides by providing support to artisans and farmers worldwide. Students learn about Fair Trade and package handmade items from all over the world at this service opportunity. Interested students can sign up online.

There is a $5 refundable deposit for this service opportunity.

 

Fall Open House

Tuesday, Sept. 30
6 - 8 p.m.

Learn how to begin your academic career at Carroll from information sessions, college tours, information tables and faculty who will answer your questions.

Register for this free event by calling 410-386-8430 or emailing openhouse@carrollcc.edu.


 

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