Green Initiatives

 
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Signed the President’s Climate Commitment to become a carbon-neutral campus
 
Established the Sustainable Campus Committee to promote sustainability on campus
 
Created environmental education courses
Through education Parkland College is teaching students about sustainability:
• Environmental Science (Bio 104)
• How Things Work (Phy 120)
• Construction Practices and Sustainability (CIT 135)
• Agriculture (ABG 103, 135, 192, 200).
 
Created a Climate Action Plan to map out the route to carbon neutrality by 2060
 
Established a native prairie, organic garden, and Miscanthus field (for biofuel)
 
Installed energy and water saving devices

Did You Know?

Parkland's adult and continuing education program offers credit and noncredit courses that meet the needs of special populations within our district, such as teachers, businesspersons, retirees, and K-12 students.

 

Alumni Spotlight

Chad Garrett

Chad Garrett
Landscape design consultant
Major: Landscape design, construction
Class Year: 2002

""Parkland was everything I expected and more.”"

 
 

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