MEDIA ADVISORY Cincinnati State will host ‘Environmental Earth Jam’ on April 23

April 21, 2015

Robert White
Media Relations/Communications Coordinator
(513) 569-4775 (office)
(859) 468-6640 (cell)


Cincinnati State will host ‘Environmental Earth Jam’ on April 23

Cincinnati State will host its 17th annual Toyota Environmental Earth Jam from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Thursday, 
April 23.

During Earth Jam, Cincinnati State Environmental Engineering Technology faculty, along with industry 
representatives and members of the college Environmental Club, will be staffing display booths and 
conducting hands-on activities that focus on local environmental issues and solutions

This event is traditionally held at Cincinnati State during the week of the national Earth Day 
Celebration. Weather permitting, it will be held in in the courtyard of the Advanced Technology & Learning 
Center (ATLC) at the Clifton campus. The event will move to the ATLC lobbies and lounges if it rains. 

Industry partners include Green Umbrella, Alliance for Chemical Safety, Miami Group of the Sierra Club, 
Ohio E.P.A., Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District, Toyota (which will be bringing a hybrid 
vehicle), MSD, Metro, SWOWEA, Fernald Preserve, Rumpke Recycling, and the Hamilton County Soil & 
Water Conservation District. Music will be provided by “3’s A Crowd,” food and drinks will be available for 
purchase, and sponsors say they are incorporating games, prizes and fun into the program.  

Those who demonstrate their support by purchasing a 20015 Earth Day T-shirt and wearing it to the Earth 
Jam event will receive a free plant from the Environmental Club’s booth.  The Horticulture Club will be 
selling plants at this event as well.

Though it is oriented toward the Cincinnati State community, Earth Jam 2015 is open to the public. 
Parking is available in the Central Parkway Garage. Media coverage is welcome.

For more information, please contact Environmental Engineering Technology faculty Ann Gunkel at (513) 
569-1783 or or Ann Fallon at (513) 569-1750 or

Cincinnati State ( offers more than 130 associate degree and certificate 
programs in business technologies, health and public safety, engineering technologies, humanities and 
sciences and information technologies. Cincinnati State has one of the most comprehensive co-op 
programs among two-year colleges in the U.S.