KCC Sustainability Office
Dean, Environmental &
Sustainability at KCC
KCC, a leader in sustainability initiatives in higher education, is a charter member of AASHE STARS and member of the Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN).
- Our students are green-savvy, building solar-photovoltaic panels, rain gardens, wind turbines and greenhouses, leading recycling programs and participating in community projects.
- Our faculty are leaders in green curriculums, such as electrical technology with a renewable energy specialization, horticulture, and classes in solar-thermal, solar-photovoltaic and small wind energy technologies.
- Our staff is focused on sustainable processes - recycling paper, glass and metal, reducing water and electricity consumption, and re-purposing office supplies.
- Our campus utilizes green building technologies, including LEED Gold standards.
- Our courses increasingly incorporate sustainability-related content that will help our students be more successful in whatever field they pursue.
Earn a certificate in Sustainable Resource Management
Complete this online, industry-driven 2-course certificate program and you are eligible to take the Illinois Recycling Association's Sustainable Resource Professional exam.
Fall 2014 registration is now available
- SUST 1013 - Sustainable Resource Management I
- SUST 1023 - Sustainable Resource Management II
Courses are offered concurrently and begin Aug. 25, 2014.
First class session for SUST 1013
To ensure basic knowledge of the online platform and to meet your instructor and fellow participants, you must attend the orientation session for SUST 1013 - Sustainability Resource Management I:
6 - 8 p.m.
KCC Riverfront Campus
To enroll or for more information, contact
KCC Occupational & Technology Programs Advisor