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Environmental Technology

David R. Inman

Director of Environmental Technology Program
 

FALL SEMESTER 2014 COURSES IN EMERGENCY

MANAGEMENT, URBAN AGROECOLOGY

& BUILDING ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES

The Environmental Technology Program 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 Program 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 2014 COURSES: 

ENVR TC 150 - INTRODUCTION TO HOMELAND SECURITY 

ENVR TC 203 - ADVANCED EMERGENCY PLANNING

ENVR TC 212 - ADVANCED INCIDENT COMMAND

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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 2014 COURSES: 

ENVR TC 104 - BUILDING ENERGY FUNDAMENTALS

ENVR TC 114 - RENEWABLE & ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SYSTEM 

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The newest sustainability curriculum at Wright Wright is in Urban Agroecology, a program focused on topics such as urban agricultural systems, food security and food deserts, and local sourcing, to address the emerging employment field in urban agriculture. Wright also coordinates with the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign for online courses in this program. FALL 2014 COURSES:

ENVR TC 109 - INTRODUCTION TO URBAN AGROECOLOGY 

ENVR TC 192 - INTRODUCTION TO SOIL SCIENCE (online course from UIUC)

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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 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

Building Energy Technologies
Emergency Management
Emergency Preparedness
Environmental Technology
Homeland Security
Incident Command
 

Faculty & Staff

​Name ​Title ​Phone ​Email ​Office
​​David R. Inman ​​Director of Environmental Technology ​(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 Programs (773) 481-8231

vcooper@ccc.edu

​A-139
​Robert Herley ​Project Coordinator II ​(773) 481-8794 rherley@ccc.edu ​L-271
​Gizenia Perez ​Admin. Assistant I ​(773) 481-8079 ggarcia49@ccc.edu ​A-139
 

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(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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