Friday, September 14, 2012


Attention Students with Opinions
That is probably most of you!

The Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy (ESE) is looking for students who are interested in sharing their opinions about environmental topics.

The ESE Institute would like to make your opinions known through the ESE newsletter, the ESE website, and even through the Northern Star.

Our staff will help you to edit your opinion piece for public distribution. Email us at ENVS@NIU.EDU with your interest and opinion of interest.

Opinions that have been shared in the past include:
·  Getting involved
·  Making a difference, one action at a time
·  The benefits of organic farming
·  Becoming and environmental leader today

Opinions that would be great to share:
·  Improved recycling
·  Green energy benefits (and/or costs)
·  Living efficiently
·  Habitat preservation
·  Volunteering
·  Greening your major
·  The possibilities are endless!!!


The College of Lake County, located in Grayslake, IL is seeking qualified candidates for a Sustainability Coordinator Position.  This position will be open from September 12, 2012-October 1, 2012.  See below for additional information.

Job Description:
The Sustainability Coordinator* will organize the delivery of programs and services for the college's Sustainability Center. The Sustainability Coordinator* will work in collaboration with CLC faculty and staff, local government agencies, not-for profits, and other agencies and organizations to support the college's sustainability efforts around the campus, in the curriculum, and throughout the community. The Coordinator will be directly involved in providing services to students, faculty, residents, businesses, and others seeking information, resources, and training in the areas of sustainability.   *This is a grant funded position: continued employment in this position is based on external funding sources.

Quicklink for posting and to apply:  

Questions regarding this position may be directed to the College of Lake Countys Human Resources Department at (847) 543-2065 (phone), (847) 543-3065 (fax), or by email at

Cassandra McKinney
Director, Green Economy and Sustainable Water Center
College of Lake County
19351 West Washington Street, Suite B226  | Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198
direct: (847) 543-2645 | fax: (847) 223-0934 | email: