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Build Resilience with Our Local Community (Ongoing)

Project History

  • 12/2/2021

    Sustainability & Green Job Certification examples have now been included on the Institute for Energy, Sustainability, and the Environment (iSEE) Education Portal we

  • 11/24/2021

    Stacy Gloss and Meredith Moore met with Amanda Cox and Samantha Potempa from University Career Services to discuss how to connect students to Green Jobs and Green Job Certifications.  Career Services staff described the services provided for stude


As a twin-cities campus, one of the university’s greatest assets is its proximity to strong communities. Our history of climate resilience proves that time and again, we benefit from mutual support; this has also been true as each community has taken proactive measures to increase resilience to COVID-19. Though Champaign, Urbana, Savoy, and the University are independent entities, we are all immeasurably stronger when functioning as a unit. Our resilience strategies will prove stronger as well; for example, strategies to improve air quality and encourage pollinator-supportive plantings will be exponentially more beneficial should we leverage our combined resources.


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