[ugrads] Fwd: Sustainability Vision Introduction Event on Friday

Fred J. Hickernell hickernell at iit.edu
Wed Nov 12 11:40:01 CST 2008


Dear all,

Please join if you are able.

Fred

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Joseph Clair <claijos at iit.edu>
> Date: November 12, 2008 10:55:52 AM CST
> To: hickernell at iit.edu
> Subject: Sustainability Vision Introduction Event on Friday
>
> Dr. Hickernell,  John Collins and I would appreciate if you could  
> pass this information on to your staff and students.  IIT operations  
> is finally planning to move forward with a major effort to improve  
> the campus environmental performance and “practice what we teach”.   
> We hope that you and/or members of your staff will consider  
> attending and lending your voice to the discussion.  We look forward  
> to working with you and your department as we move IIT toward the  
> vision we’ll announce for comment on Friday.
>
> Sustainability Vision for IIT Introduction
>
> Date:
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> Friday, November 14th
>
> Time:
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> 10:30am to 12:30pm
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> Location:
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> Hermann Hall – Exposition Space
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> Vice President John Collins and the Office of Campus Energy and  
> Sustainability will introduce the draft Sustainability Vision for  
> IIT at the event and kickoff the Sustainability Planning process for  
> the University.  This process will culminate next spring in the  
> announcement of a Sustainability Plan for IIT which will map out the  
> specific steps IIT plans to take to achieve its Vision.  During the  
> event, and for the next four weeks, the Office of Campus Energy and  
> Sustainability will be soliciting input on the Vision and the  
> process for moving IIT toward the goals of the Vision.
>
> Also at the event, you will be able to see and hear all of the steps  
> IIT has already taken in its attempts to make sustainability part of  
> the culture of the campus.  There will be information on:
>
> ·         Sustainable catering from Sodexo (provided for the event!)
>
> ·         iit Hawk Recycling
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> ·         Green office solutions from Garvey Office Products
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> ·         The Emerging Green Builders program from the US Green  
> Building Council – Chicago Chapter
>
> ·         Sustainability-related IPRO projects
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> ·         Green building projects from design and construction
>
> ·         Green cleaning practices
>
> ·         Partnerships between IIT research faculty and the  
> Facilities Department
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> ·         The student and faculty Energy and Sustainability Committees
>
> The event is an open house, so no response is required.  If you have  
> any questions or comments, please feel free to e-mail the Director  
> of Campus Energy and Sustainability, Joseph Clair at claijos at iit.edu.
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> Enjoy the journey,
> Joseph F. Clair, P.E.
> Director of Campus Energy and Sustainability
> Illinois Institute of Technology
> 312.567.3447
>

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Fred J. Hickernell, Professor and Chair
Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
E1 Bldg Rm 208, 10 West 32nd Street, Chicago, IL 60616
Email: fred at math.iit.edu, Web: www.iit.edu/~hickerne
Office Phone: 1 312 567 8983, Office Fax: 1 312 567 3135
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