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What is Sustainability?

The ability to maintain or sustain is "sustainability". It's about taking various aspects of a situation into perspective to determine the best outcome for the most over the longest amount of time. As it pertains to CCC, sustainability is about considering social, environmental and economic concerns in our immediate and long-term planning to ensure best possible outcomes. These three components make up the sustainability "triple-bottom-line" and are essential to successful community.   

Sustainability in Education

Education is an investment of  time, money, energy and other valuable resources. A sustainable education is one that yields high value in exchange for these resources. City Colleges of Chicago strives to offer students an affordable, accessible, high-yileding education that will continue to enrich and benefit the students, their families and the community for years to come.