community colleges

Earth Day Spotlight: Bryan Albrecht, Gateway Technical College

Dr. Bryan Albrecht serves as President of Gateway Technical College, has served as Chair of the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) sustainability task force, and was honored as the …

Advancing Jobs in the Sustainable Building Sector

Interview with Jaime Van Mourik, Higher Education Director, U.S. Green Building Council Conducted by Crystal Jennings, the National Wildlife Federation Jaime Van Mourik is the Higher Education Director for the …

Growing the Clean Economy with Today’s Youth

Interview with Lydia Avila, Executive Director of the Energy Action Coalition (EAC). Lydia Avila is Executive Director of Energy Action Coalition (EAC). EAC is “a coalition of youth-led social and …

How Community Colleges Can Expand Clean Energy Job Opportunities

Interview with Jane Weissman, President/CEO, Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) About Jane Weissman: Having been active with solar energy since 1985, Jane Weissman is a true veteran of the solar …

Creating a Green Workforce in Community Colleges

Interview with Dr. Jerry Weber, President of the College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL Jerry Weber is President of College of Lake County, in Illinois, where he has been supporting …

5th Annual Climate Change Symposium at Northern Virginia Community College

Guest post by Robert Johnson, Sustainability Officer, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Robert Johnson joined NOVA in October 2012 as the College’s first Environmental Sustainability Officer.  He is focused on developing …

Earth Day Celebrations on Campus

Students at colleges and universities across the nation and even across the world have been celebrating Earth Day yearly since its inception in 1970. Many colleges and universities host an …

Initiating Sustainability through the Production of Biodiesel Fuels

In the not too distant future, Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) lawn mowers and yard equipment could be powered by biodiesel fuels produced from cooking oils used in the College’s snack …

Nine Community College Faculty Gather in Virginia to Integrate NASA Tools into their Curriculum

Last Thursday & Friday, February 23 & 24, National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) hosted a professional development institute in Reston, Virginia, at NWF HQs for the …

Building a Better Future for Wildlife and Ourselves

White House Event Honors Community College Leaders, Businesses, Entrepreneurs If I had any doubts about Americans’ ability to come together and literally build a better future for people and wildlife, …

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