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Environmental Technology Programs

David R. Inman

Director of Environmental Technology Programs
 

FALL SEMESTER 2015 COURSES IN EMERGENCY

MANAGEMENT & BUILDING ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES

The Environmental Technology Programs at Wright College grants degrees and certificates to students pursuing careers in the energy efficiency, sustainability, emergency management, and environmental, health & safety sectors, with an emphasis on anticipating future directions in these fields. The progressive, hands-on credit curricula are accredited by the Illinois Community College Board (accreditation for the Urban Agroecology AAS and Certificate is pending as of today's date), and other training within the Programs result in various trade and/or agency certifications and acknowedgements:

Students interested in Emergency Management can pursue one or more Basic Certificate programs: Homeland Security, Incident Command, and Emergency Preparedness. A new track, in coordination with the Transportation Security Administration was introduced in Fall 2013, and is now open to at-large students as well.Upon completion of the basic certificate requirements students may go on to A.A.S. Degree completion. In addition to advanced concepts of emergency management, classes in the Degree program are designed to provide basic general educational skills needed by Emergency Managers today.    FALL 2015 COURSES: 

ENVR TC 170 - TRANSPORTATION & BORDER SECURITY

ENVR TC 222 - ADVANCED EMERGENCY PLANNING (CAPSTONE INTERNSHIP FOR PENDING GRADUATES ONLY)

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Wright offers a Certificate in Building Energy Technologies, a program designed to incorporate sustainability and energy efficiency concepts into building construction, retrofitting, and operations, but applies to a much broader range of career paths. It includes topics such as building commissioning, LEED, Building Operator Certification, and renewable energy installations.        FALL 2015 COURSES: 

ENVR TC 244 - BUILDING OPERATOR CERTIFICATION II & SPECIAL TOPICS IN SUSTAINABILITY (OPEN TO FULL BET PROGRAM STUDENTS ONLY)

ENVR TC 214 - COMMERCIAL, INSTITUTIONAL, AND HIGH-RISE ENERGYSYSTEMS

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In addition to campus classes with garden and green roof components, under a special agreement with the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, Wright College also offers online curricula in Agroecology, courses focused on various science topics in agriculture and sustainability, to address the emerging employment field in urban agriculture. Along with to weekly online classes conducted by an Agriculture School (College of ACES) Professor from UIUC, the student will also need to make one or two Saturday visits to the UIUC campus during the semester for a lab session, which includes lunch provided by the College of ACES. This is an outstanding opportunity for any students hoping to transfer to UIUC during their academic career.     FALL 2015 COURSE:

ENVR TC 190 - INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL SCIENCE (online course from UIUC)

ENVR TC 109 - INTRODUCTION TO URBAN AGROECOLOGY

ENVR TC 107 - ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY

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The Environmental Tech Program also presents continuing  ed. training and workshops covering a variety of subject matter, such as residential weatherization, OSHA certification, bee-keeping, renewable  energy, and other timely topics.

Davin Inman and Dr. Victoria Cooper Receive Award 
Current and former Directors of the Environmental Technology Program, David R. Inman (far left) and Dr. Victoria Cooper (second from left) accept the Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact Award from the State of Illinois on behalf of Wright College.​

On October 9th, 2012, the Illinois Green Governments Coordinating Council recognized Wright College for achieving the bronze standard of recognition level of sustainability goals in higher education as established by the Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact. 
 

Programs

 

Faculty & Staff

​Name ​Title ​Phone ​Email ​Office
​​David R. Inman ​​Director of Environmental Technology Programs ​(773) 481-8610

dinman@ccc.edu

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​James T. Gill ​Project Manager ​(773) 481-8793 jgill11@ccc.edu ​L-270
Dr. Victoria Cooper (emeritus) Programs Specialist (773) 481-8231

vcooper@ccc.edu

​A-139
​Robert Herley ​Project Coordinator II ​(773) 481-8794 rherley@ccc.edu ​L-271
​Gizenia Perez ​College Admin. Assistant I ​(773) 481-8079 ggperez217@ccc.edu ​A-139
 

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Phone: 
(773) 481-8610
Fax: 
(773) 481-8039
4300 N. Narragansett Ave.
A-139
Chicago, IL 60634-1591
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Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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