For immediate release
March 27, 2006
Contact: Jacquie Lucy
CCBC Ponders “Ethics and the Economy” during Ethics Days
April 4 at CCBC Dundalk, April 5 at CCBC Essex and April 6 at CCBC Catonsville
Baltimore County, Md. – Does the economy have an impact on
personal, corporate or government ethical decisions? That is the
question that the Language, Philosophy and Humanities department at The
Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) will explore during Ethics
Days on each of its main campuses during April. All of these programs
are free and open to the community. For additional information, call
Dave Irvine or Dan Jenkins at 443-840-4550.
Tuesday, April 4 – CCBC Dundalk
Assistant Professor Bill
Barry, CCBC Labor Studies coordinator, will host a panel discussion
about Wal-Mart at 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the K Building Student
Lounge, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road.
Wednesday, April 5 - CCBC Essex
10:10 – 11:05 a.m.
Economic and Ethical Analysis: How are they similar? How are they
different? A lecture by Professor Richard Wilson of UMBC will be
held in J-137, the J Building Lecture Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville
11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. The End of Poverty: Is
it Possible? An open forum by Professor Wayne Alt, CCBC, discusses
this topic in J-137, the J Building Lecture Hall
12:20 – 1:15 p.m
. Ethics Day Spotlight Speaker
Alex Gibney, Emmy award winning
producer and filmmaker will discuss his documentary Enron: The
Smartest Guys in the Room in the B Building Theatre. This lecture is
co-sponsored by the CCBC Essex Office of Student Life.
2:30 – 3:45
p.m. Foreign Management of U.S. Ports: The Ethics of Global
Economics vs. National Security. A lecture will be given by
Professor Victor Morawski of CCBC in J-137, the J Building Lecture Hall.
Thursday, April 6 – CCBC Catonsville
11 a.m. –
Economic Theory and Distributive Justice. A lecture by Joseph Berkovitz,
assistant professor of philosophy and economics at UMBC, will be held in
the Q Building Lounge at CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road.
12:20 p.m. – The documentary The Corporation will be
shown in the Q Building Lounge.
This year’s ethical exploration began with an Ethics Essay contest on
the topic of “Extreme Poverty.” The winner for each campus will be
announced at the Ethics Day event at his/her campus.