Special Events

Upcoming Events

Climate Career Expo

  • March 6, 2024 | 12 - 3 pm
  • Student Center Ballroom

Featuring national, state, local agencies and non-profits.  All majors are welcome.

Past Events

 Peace Park Restoration Service Day

Join BSU's Office of Sustainability and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay in a 2 hour volunteer initiative to plant native trees and shrubs in BSU's Peace Park as part of it's ongoing restoration.

  • Date: Oct. 25, 2023 (Rain date: Oct. 27, 2023)
  • Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location: Peace Park, located behind Haley Hall
  • Registration: event is currently full. 

Mid-Atlantic Environmental Literacy Summit

BSU hosts the biennial convening of state, federal, and nongovernmental leaders throughout the region to think strategically about meeting the Environmental Literacy Goal of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement.

  • Date: November 2, 2023
  • Registration: By invitation only. Contact Jabari Walker if interested - jswalker@bowiestate.edu 

 Cleanup in Baltimore City

Coppin State University and Bowie State University invite you to a Project Clean Stream Volunteer Event hosted by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

  • September 15, 2023 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Bus departs BSU at 10:30 a.m.
  • Horseshoe Falls - parking at 701 Wyman Park Dr, Baltimore, MD 21211

 Register Today


BSU Shred Day

July 20, 2023

This year’s event will be on Thursday, July 20. Services will be provided by Briar Patch Shredding & Recycling LLC, which will destroy paper material on site on the truck.

 Maryland’s Climate Pathway Public Forum

Tuesday, July 25, 2023, from 6-8 p.m.  | Location- JEP 102

BSU serves as host for the first public outreach session for the presentation of Maryland's Climate Pathway report by the Maryland Dept of the Environment and Center for Global Sustainability (Univ of Maryland). The session seeks feedback from all Marylanders on how the state will meet ambitious climate goals to be used in the final plan submitted to Gov Moore & the General Assembly.

 Earth Week

April 18-30, 2023

Earth Day 2023 is Saturday, April 22.  BSU will celebrate the days leading up to, and following Earth Day with a series of events coordinated by C4, our BSU Student Green Ambassadors, and our partner - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. This year’s Earth Day theme is ‘Invest in Our Planet’.

 Environmental Justice Activism Workshop

  • April 6, 2023 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • CNSMN, Room 1224
  • Register for the Workshop

Are you passionate about environmental justice and ready to take action on the environmental and justice issues that matter most to you?  Speakers from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation with Policy and DEIJ experience will offer insight as advocates and professionals in policy, conservation, and environmental justice careers.

Sponsored by Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and BSU C4 & Office of Sustainability.


 The Worldwide Climate Teach-In: Climate Solutions Are Health Solutions

  • March 30, 2023

The Maryland Commission on Climate Change sponsors and promotes BSU’s participation in a worldwide event with the goal to encourage students & educators to talk about climate change & it’s impact on our lives.  Learn more about the Climate Teach-in

View the MCCC Maryland Climate Teach-In Resource Page

 Climate Career Expo

  • March 9, 2023 | 12 - 3 pm
  • Student Center Ballroom

Featuring national, state, local agencies and non-profits.  All majors are welcome. Sponsored by Bowie Sate C4, BSU Green Ambassadors, and the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC)




 Legislative Night: the HBCU Experience

  • February 9, 2023 | 4-6 pm - Virtual Training
  • February 15, 2023 | 5-8 pm - In Person Event

A night of dialogue with our legislative priority bill sponsors, NAACP branch level committee chairs, and other HBCU students from around the state.  Transportation is provided from campus. FREE apparel. FREE gifts. FREE refreshments. More details to come.



Climate Justice Dinner & Dialogue

  • December 7, 2022

Climate change poses an urgent threat to the health of the planet and all those who live in it. Join Staci Hartwell, the NAACP Maryland State Conference Chair for the Environmental and Climate Justice Committee for dinner and a discussion on how this global challenge impacts us in Maryland, and what we can do about it.

This event is sponsored by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay & the BSU Office of Sustainability. 

 Chesapeake Watershed Forum

  • November 2-4, 2022
  • National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV

Win a scholarship to attend the Chesapeake Watershed Forum! The forum will feature workshops, sessions and inspiring speakers, plus in-person activities, networking with professionals and a boat tour of the Anacostia River. Learn about the Chesapeake Bay from all perspectives. Become empowered & environmentally active in your community.  Put it on your resume.

Questions?  Email Dr. Anne Wiley at awiley@bowiestate.edu