Jeans Day for the United Way December 7

The first WEDNESDAY of the month will be Jeans Day for the United Way. Faculty and staff are invited to donate to the United Way each month in order to wear jeans on Jeans Day.  To participate, go to your campus’ library and purchase the Jeans Day sticker for a suggested donation of $5. Then,…  read more

Congrats to ICC Student Sustainability Presentation Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the four students who participated in the Sustainability Committee’s biannual Sustainability Presentation Contest on Oct. 26. ICC students presented for 4-6 minutes on a sustainability topic and were judged by a panel comprised of Sustainability Committee members, including: David Thompson (SSPS), Laura McCue Newport (Food Services), Jen Scoby (MSE) and Kristin Jacobson-Flex (MSE). A keynote…  read more

Jeans Day for the United Way :: Nov. 2

The first WEDNESDAY of the month will be Jeans Day for the United Way. Faculty and staff are invited to donate to the United Way each month in order to wear jeans on Jeans Day.  To participate, go to your campus’ library and purchase the Jeans Day sticker for a suggested donation of $5. Then,…  read more

Join us for the Sustainability Contest TOMORROW (Oct. 26)

Please join us for this semester’s Sustainability Contest featuring Michelle Zurawski, Professor of Biology, Sustainability Coordinator of Teaching & Learning at Moraine Valley. Her presentation will be followed by student presentations. Oct. 26 2 pm Lecture REceital Hall, Room 127F (East Peoria Campus)      

Nature Hikes/Walks Rescheduled

The Sustainability Committee is offering two nature trail walks this semester. Come learn about nature in ICC’s backyard from biologist Kristin Jacobson Flex. Wed., Oct. 5 at 11 am Tues., Oct. 18 at 2 pm Meet at the trail entrance in Lot E. Employees and students are welcome to attend.  Employees will earn 5 Wellness…  read more

Sustainability Committee Offers Nature Trail Tours

The Sustainability Committee is offering two nature trail walks this semester. Come learn about nature in ICC’s backyard from biologist Kristin Jacobson Flex. September 28 at 11 am October 18 at 2 pm Meet at the trail entrance in Lot E. Employees and students are welcome to attend.  Employees will earn 5 Wellness Works points.

Vote for the ICC Educational Foundation’s Community Celebration

The ICC Educational Foundation’s Community Celebration was recently nominated for the category “Best Fundraising Event” in Peoria Magazine’s “Best of Peoria” list. This is the first year for this competition, which celebrates the “people, places and things that make Peoria a great place to live, work and play!” The Foundation really wants to win this…  read more

Celebrate Earth Week April 18-22

Join the Sustainability Committee and celebrate Earth Week by attending these great events. Tuesday, April 19 Sustainability Contest, 2-4 pm, Lecture Recital Hall (127F) Hear keynote speaker Jason Beverlin present “Emiquon: The Nature Conservancy’s Floodplain Restoration Project.” Mr. Beverlin is the Deputy Director River Conservation for the Illinois Chapter of The Nature Conservancy Student presentations to…  read more