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

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.

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

Upcoming Sustainability Session :: April 22

Celebrate Earth Day with “The Classroom Goes Green” to learn about sustainability principles and how to incorporate them into the classroom: Friday, April 22 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Room 239A, East Peoria Campus RSVP to organizationallearning@icc.edu by April 20

Sustainability Contest Registration Closes Friday

The ICC Sustainability Committee holds a bi-annual presentation contest for current students.  This year’s contest will be Tuesday, April 19, 2016 @ 2 pm. Student presentations are 4-6 minutes long and address all three aspects of sustainability: society, economics, and the environment. In order to participate, students must register by March 18, 2016 and have their…  read more

Sustainability Education Center: Input Meeting March 11

Did you know ICC is in the planning for a new Sustainability Education Center on the East Peoria Campus? Would your department use the Center in any unique way(s) if given the opportunity? If so, how? How might your program benefit from a new center focused on sustainability? What are you interested in seeing as…  read more

New Sustainability Scholars

For six weeks in the spring semester, 11 faculty members participated in the inaugural Setting the Course for the Future: Incorporating Sustainability Topics into the Curriculum program.  This hybrid sustainability teaching series covered topics to help faculty members better understand the concept of sustainability and how they can include sustainability concepts and projects into their curriculum.  The…  read more