Events & Activities

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


Art Exhibit: A Life in Focus: Selected Photoworks by Phil Grout

Sunday, Feb. 15 – Thursday, March 20

Phil Grout began to hone his craft as a photographer in 1966, working as a photojournalist covering naval operations in Vietnam. He quickly discovered it wasn’t the images of war he was seeking, but more the face of humanity as he roamed the back alleys of Saigon, Hong Kong, Japan and the Philippines.

With pictures and words he became a gatherer of the threads, which bind us together as human beings. As the images in this exhibit attest, he approaches his subjects with compassion and clarity of purpose, bringing heart and essence to the surface. Learn more.


Art Exhibits

Youth Art Month
Sunday, March 1 – Thursday, March 19
Reception: Sunday, March 1, 1 – 3 p.m.

Enjoy Carroll County Public Schools high school student works. Learn more.


Hiram Williams: A Curators Tribute
Monday, March 2 – Friday, April 10

This exhibit is a tribute to Hiram Williams’s work, his indomitable spirit, and the intelligence and passion of a life lived fully.

For those who never understood his work because of its abstraction, look again to see that you are the audience about which he painted, full of complexity, joy, darkness and brilliance. He was ever hopeful:

“Please look at the work! My hope is that there will be rewards as my imagery touches upon the human condition. There is considerable joy in recognizing our fate, the absurdity of life and how we, as audience, seek to create meaning in a hopeless situation. It takes courage to do this. Be kind to other members of audience, after all, you are one of them!” Learn more.


Small Business Week

Monday – Friday, March 2 – 6

Small businesses are the backbone of Carroll County’s economy. Join us for a week of special events including conferences, presentations and courses to learn more about the resources available for entrepreneurs and small business owners offered through the Carroll Business Path. Learn more.


Transfer Week

Monday – Friday, March 2 – 6

A variety of activities are scheduled for students to explore their transfer options and help them with the transfer process. Learn more.

Penguin Random House Book Fair

Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7

Take advantage of discounted book prices, meeting local and national authors for book talks and signings, and much more at the Random House Book Fair. Plus, bring the kids to participate in a variety of children’s activities.

Kick-off events include senior adult workshops and family fun with a movie showing of “Big Hero 6.” Learn more.


Eating Right on a Budget

Monday, March 9, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Students learn about nutrition and how to eat healthy even when the funds are low! Sign up online.


Leadership Colors Workshop

Tuesday, March 10, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Ever wonder why you work better with some people more than others? This workshop helps you explore your own leadership style and provides tips for working successfully with other leadership styles. Sign up online.


Wednesday, March 11, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Great Hall

Take a break at lunch time and stroll through a mini health market. Pick up information and fresh tips on wellness. Four to six activities provide you with possibilities for more healthful, joyful and peaceful living.

Resume Writing

Thursday, March 12, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

Advertisers have just 30 seconds to sell a product; your resume is no different. Most employers scan resumes for 30 seconds to decide if they want to interview someone. To make the cut, your resume needs to be clear, concise and targeted to the specific job for which you are applying. Students learn to market their special talents and experiences that will make employers want to know more about them. Sign up online.

iServe Trip to the Boys and Girls Club

Tuesday, March 17, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Students help plan a St. Patrick’s Day party for the Boys and Girls Club that they will never forget! There is a $5 refundable deposit for this service opportunity. Sign up online.

Interviewing Workshop

Tuesday, March 17, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Students learn key tips and strategies for developing solid interviewing skills and building their confidence. We address the critical topics of pre-interview preparations, day-of strategies and appropriate after interview follow up. Sign up online.  


Mental Health Guidance Classes

Tuesday and Wednesday, March 17 and 18

Register for free mental health classes to give vital first aid to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis or a mental health disorder. Learn the signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems, where and when to get help, and effective treatment types. Learn more.


Etiquette Dinner

Wednesday, March 18, 6-8:30 p.m.

The "Etiquette Dinner" affords students the opportunity to learn the basics in a comfortable environment while enjoying a wonderful meal at Paradiso restaurant. Sign up online.


“Into the Woods”
Thursday – Sunday, March 19 – 22
Thursday and Friday, March 26 and 27
Theater in the Scott Center
$15 general admission
$10 senior adults over age 65, faculty, staff and students with ID

The story follows a baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King's Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results. Learn more.

Career Choice Assistance

Monday, March 23, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

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. Learn more.


iServe Trip to the Cold Weather Shelter

Tuesday, March 24, 6 - 8 p.m.

The Cold Weather Shelter is located in Westminster and provides lodging for men and women from November through March. Student volunteers contribute a food item for the evening's meal, which they'll server to the shelter's clients. There is a $5 refundable deposit for this service opportunity. Sign up online.


Job Fair

Wednesday, March 25, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Great Hall

Attend Carroll’s Annual Job Fair to discover and network with local employers, learn of major industries and explore careers. The Job Fair highlights seasonal, temporary, permanent, part- and full-time employment opportunities with local employers. Learn more.


Preview Day

Wednesday, March 25, 9 a.m. 2 p.m.

An opportunity for high school students to experience a day in the life of a Carroll student. High school students observe two college classes, receive a tour of the facility and eat lunch with current students. Learn more.


24th Annual Child Care Training Day

Saturday, March 28, 7:45 – 4:15 p.m.

Child care professionals earn Core of Knowledge hour and Continuing Education credits, while picking up innovative ideas, available resources and experiencing hands-on activities. Half day and full day options are available. Register by Friday, March 20. Learn more.


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