During the past 3.5 years, 17 Illinois community colleges and their partners have created 35 certificate and degree programs to prepare students for careers in green industry sectors.

IGEN is pleased to partner with the AACC and the SEED Center to promote and support the Campus as a Living Laboratory model on community colleges across the state.

IGEN is engaged in a national dialogue connecting the sustainability movement and the developing concept of resilient communities.


All 39 community college districts and 48 campuses in Illinois are members of the Illinois Green Economy Network.

Member benefits include:

  • Opportunities to participate in IGEN funded initiatives
    and programs
  • Opportunities to collaborate with other member colleges
    and partners
  • Receive the monthly newsletter, Network News
  • Increase visibility for college sustainability successes
    statewide and nationally

Please contact a member of the administrative team to find out how your college can be involved!

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