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  1. New iSEE Greener Campus Programs Certifications

    Congratulations to the newest recipients of our Greener Campus Programs!

    Green Chapter: 

    Phi Delta Theta, Silver, Certified November 2022

     

    Green Office: 

    iSEE, Gold, Recertified October 2022

    F&S Capital Programs, Gold, Recertified November 2022

    International Student & Scholar Services, Gold, Recertified November 2022

     

    Green Event:

    Chancellor's Office for Special Events and Commencement Illinois v. Eastern Illinois Men's Basketball, Certified November 2022

    Office of the Chancellor for Special Events and Commencement Illinois vs. Kansas City Men's Basketball, Certified November 2022

    Chancellor's Office for Special Events Il. v. Purdue Men's Football, Certified November 2022

    Keep up the great work!

  2. New iSEE Green Event Certifications

    Congratulations to the Chancellor's Office for Special Events and Commencement for their recent Green Event Certifications! 

    Chancellor's Office for Special Events and Commencement State of the University, Certified October 2022

    Chancellor's Office for Special Events and Commencement Chancellor's Medallion Presentation and Reception, Certified October 2022

    Chancellor's Office for Special Events and Commencement Strategic Planning Summit, Certified October 2022

    Chancellor's Office for Special Events and Commencement Illinois v. Quincy (Exh.) Men’s Basketball, Certified October 2022

    Keep up the great work!

  3. Campus Sustainability Celebration - 10/17/22

    The 2022 Campus Sustainability Celebration was a huge success! Thank you to all who participated! The PowerPoint presentation is attached, and the agenda for the event was as follows:

    • 3-3:15 PM – Welcome
      • Jennifer Fraterrigo, on behalf of Director Madhu Khanna (iSEE)
      • Chancellor Jones
      • Vice Chancellor Susan Martinis (OVCRI)
    • 3:15 – 3:30 PM – Holistic initiatives
      • Plastic reduction (Jen)
      • Clean energy/Solar Farm 3 (Morgan)
      • Greener Campus Program (Meredith)
    • 3:30 – 4:40 PM – iCAP Team presentations
      • Energy
      • Transportation
      • Land and Water
      • Zero Waste
      • Education
      • Engagement
      • Resilience
    • 4:40 – 5 PM – Student groups (SSLC, SSC) – Jack Reicherts and Maiah Caise
      • Closing remarks by Jennifer Fraterrigo (on behalf of Madhu Khanna)
    • 5 – 6 PM – Celebration - refreshments, roundtable forum with each iCAP Team, student tabling session  
  4. iSEE Green Event Certifications

    Happy campus sustainability month! We wanted to highlight some recent iSEE Green Event Certifications for the month of October.

     

    iSEE TED Talk: Eco-Edition Series, Certified October 2022

    iSEE Campus Sustainability Month Trash Clean Up, Certified October 2022

    iSEE Water Taste Test, Certified October 2022

     

    We are excited to see everyone at our sustainability events this month!

  5. New iSEE Green Event and Green Office Certification

    Congratulations to the newest recipients of the Green Office and Green Event Certification programs!

    Green Event:

    iSEE Illini Lights Out, Certified September 2022

    Illini Lights Out is a series of reoccurring events (Sept. 23, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 2) where students volunteer to turn off lights in academic buildings around campus. They are saving energy and promoting sustainability in the progress!

    Green Office:

    University Library Conservation Lab, Gold Certified September 2022

    The University Library Conservation Lab is gold certified with 34 elective actions taken! They notably upgraded their photo documentation lights from incandescent bulbs to LED rated, and the LED lights came from another section of Preservation Services where they were no longer in use. 

    Keep up the great work!

  6. iSEE Green Event Certification

    Congratulations to the newest recipients of our Green Event Certification Program!

    • University of Illinois Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration — Certified September 2022
    • Chancellor’s Office for Special Events & Commencement University of Johannesburg Dinner — Certified September 2022
    • Office of the Chancellor – Special Events/Commencement Seitu Jones/Washington Carver Project Dinner — Certified September 2022
    • Office of the Chancellor for Special Events MSI Alliance Dinner — Certified September 2022
    • Chancellor’s Office for Special Events Farewell Reception for Provost Cangellaris — Certified September 2022
    • Office of the Provost Orientation for New Academic Leaders — Certified September 2022
    • Office of the Provost Illinois New Faculty Orientation (INFO) — Certified September 2022
    • Chancellor’s Office for Special Events Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Awards — Certified September 2022
    • Chancellor’s Office for Special Events Illinois vs. Wyoming Football Pregame Event — Certified September 2022
    • Chancellor’s Office for Special Events Shield Appreciation Event — Certified September 2022
    • Parkland College Cobra Carnival — Certified May 2022

    Keep up the great work!

  7. New iSEE Green Event Certifications

    Congratulations to the newest recipient of our Green Event Certification Program!

     

    Chancellor's Office for Special Events Illinois Promise Welcome Lunch, Certified April 2022

    Chancellor's Office for Special Events University-wide Commencement ceremony, Certified April 2022

    Chancellor's Office for Special Events Commencement Dinner, Certified April 2022

    Chancellor's Office for Special Events Bronze Tablet Reception, Certified April 2022

     

    Keep up the great work!

     

     

  8. New iSEE Green Event Certification

    Congratulations to the newest recipient of our Greener Campus Certification Programs!

     

    Green Event: Office of the Chancellor-Special Events Chancellor's Medallion Ceremony, Certified April 2022

     

    They ensured that the event will be held at a location convenient for public transportation, biking, or walking. They also chose locations with natural lighting whenever possible to minimize lighting needs, among other sustainable efforts. Keep up the great work!

  9. New iSEE Greener Campus Programs Certifications

    Congratulations to the newest recipients of our Greener Campus Certification Programs!

     

    Green Office: Department of Public Safety/UIPD, Gold Status, Recertified April 2022

     

    Green Event:

    -Division of Intercollegiate Athletics Illini Track & Field Invitational, Certified April 2022

    -University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- Chancellor's Office of Special Events Academic Service Recognition Breakfast, Certified April 2022

    -Office of the Chancellor for Special Events Conversation with Senior Leadership, Certified April 2022

    -Illinois Marathon VIP Suite at the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, Certified April 2022

     

    Keep up the great work!

  10. New iSEE Greener Campus Program Certifications

    Congratulations to the newest recipients of our Greener Campus Certification Programs!

     

    Green Event: University Police Department Cherries and Berries, Certified March 2022

     

    Green Office: Center for Social and Behavioral Science, Gold-Certified April 2022 (with 25 elective actions taken!)

     

    Keep up the great work!

  11. New iSEE Greener Campus Certifications

    Congratulations to the newest recipients of our Greener Campus Certification Programs!

     

    Green Chapter: Alpha Phi, Gold-Certified March 2022 

     

    Green Office: The (In)Secure Landscapes Lab, Gold-Certified February 2022

     

    Green Events: 

    -University of Illinois Foundation -- Board and Donor Relations UIUC London Dinner, Certified March 2022

    -Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club Young Olympians, Certified March 2022

     

    Keep up the great work!

  12. New iSEE Green Event Certification

    Congratulations to the newest recipient of our Green Event Certification Program!

    IHSA Wheelchair Basketball/Unified Sports State Tournament, Certified February 2022

    The event will be held at a location that is convenient for public transportation. They will also use natural lighting whenever possible to minimize lighting needs, along with communicating that the event is sustainable via Green Event promotion.

    Keep up the great work!

  13. New Greener Campus Programs Certifications

    Congratulations to the newest recipients of our Green Office and Green Event Certifications! 

    Green Office Gold Certification:

    Visit Champaign County-Certified January 2022 (with notably 38 sustainable actions pursued!)

     

    Green Event Certifications:

    University Housing Gender Inclusivity Training-Certified January 2022

    Campus Recreation/Instructional Kitchen Winter Virtual Canned Food Drive-Certified January 2022

    CU at Home One Winter Night-Certified January 2022

      Thank you to each of our participants, keep up the great work!

  14. New iSEE Green Chapter Certification

    Congratulations to our newest Green Chapter Certification! Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity received gold certification status as of December 2021. They committed to twenty-one actions that further their sustainability initiatives. They notably had forty-nine chapter members commit to using reusable water bottles instead of drinking bottled water. Twenty-four members also pledged to use active transportation for local travel. 

    Keep up the great work!

  15. New iSEE Greener Campus Programs Certifications

    Congratulations to the newest recipients of our Green Event and Green Office certifications!

     

    Green Event Certifications: 

    Students for Environmental Concerns (SECS) Environmental Career Panel-Certified October 2021

    University of Illinois Foundation Board of Directors Basketball Game Watch-Certified November 2021

    Office of the Chancellor State of the University-Certified November 2021

     

    Green Office Gold Certification:

    Department of Communication-Recertified October 2021

     

    Thank you to each of our participants, keep up the great work!

     

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