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Students for Environmental ConcernS (SECS) (In Progress)

Project History

  • 8/24/2016

    The Students for Environmental ConcernS (SECS) meet regularly each year.  The announcement for the first 2016-2017 meeting is attached here.

  • 6/30/2014

    In 2011, students at faculty from the University of Illinois develop the Re_Home for the Solar Decathlon Competition. As a result of a new landscaping and beautification plan, the Re_Home has found a permanent place on campus.

Description

Students for Environmental ConcernS (SECS) is UIUC's oldest and largest environmental group. We work with all things green on campus and around the community. Check us out at our weekly meetings every Wednesday @ 6:30 at the University YMCA.

SECS Project Groups
 

 

 
Beyond CoalUIUC Beyond Coal aims to bring our school beyond coal by calling for the university to divest all university endowment funds out of coal companies.
Community EducationThe education project group's focus is to educate the students and faculty on campus along with the nearby community about environmental degradation and how they can live more sustainably. 
Earth WeekEarth Week is a weeklong celebration accompanying Earth Day. The objective of this particular committee is to engage the Champaign-Urbana community in a variety of events that promote community and university efforts in environmental sustainability.
Political Action This group works to improve legislation so our university can be able to implement necessary changes that will protect and sustain the environment.

Sustainable BusinessSustainable business looks at how businesses around campus can become more sustainable and collaborates with them on how to make improvements. This could include reducing waste, using renewable resources, etc.

 

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Project Team

  • Primary Contact:

    Linda Qiu

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