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Broaden Sustainability Education (Proposed)

Project History

  • 2/14/2021

    The Education and Engagement SWATeams initiated conversation with Jessica Nicholson, representative of the Illinois Student Government (ISG).

  • 2/14/2021

    Student members of the Engagement Team, Hiba Ahmed and Miranda Johnson, are currently working on crafting a sustainability roadmap of resources for the university, which the team can utilize for our future recommendations and projects.

Key Objective

Description

The iCAP objective #6.1 is: Broaden the availability of sustainability education across the entire curriculum, beginning with first-year student orientation and continuing through commencement, with at least one of four proposed methods implemented by FY24. 

Background

In the iCAP 2020, four methods for broadening sustainability education were identified:

  1. First-year student sustainability seminar - This is being pursued through New Student Orientation.

  2. Sustainability general education (GenEd) credit - This was proposed through the Illinois Student Government.

  3. 100-level courses - iSEE is talking with the leadership for the Engineering 100 course.

  4. Sustainability workshop - This is being pursued as a Sustainability Best Practices Video.

 

Themes