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Earn an e-Badge: Leadership in Environmental Stewardship

CCC is launching its first e-Badge in the fall of 2016 for all fields of study and for all learners! An e-Badge is an award learners can share with potential employers, on their resume and with their social media networks. Build your resume, advance your knowledge and skills, and showcase your accomplishments.

    • An e-badge is an award that demonstrates the holder’s knowledge and skills in environmental stewardship for either their field of study or personal application. e-badge opportunities at CCC are for all fields of study and for all learners, and are earned by demonstrating proficiencies in both knowledge and applied skills. For CCC students, earned e-badges also appear on their co-curricular transcript and all learners can post the e-badge award on their resumes and social media networks, which could appeal to potential employers. The combination of e-badge proficiencies creates opportunities for learners to become change-agents for an environmentally sustainable future and can give e-badges earners a competitive edge in their field of study. CCC students, employees and those outside the college can choose among multiple options, including for-credit courses, community education courses and other experiences. Build your resume, advance your knowledge and skills and showcase your accomplishments by earning a CCC e-badge in Leadership in Environmental Stewardship.
    • Starting in the fall of 2016, CCC is offering the e-badge, Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education.

      Future e-badge offerings will include:

      • Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Agriculture & Food Systems
      • Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Auto & Transportation Systems
      • Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Buildings, Design & Construction
      • Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Manufacturing & Industry
      • Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Information Technology & Systems
      • Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Business, Entrepreneurship & Enterprise
      • Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Personal & Community Health
      • Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: The Arts & Humanities
      • Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: The Natural Sciences
    • Earning and signing-up for an e-badge is free, but costs may be associated with the learning experience(s) you choose. 

      To earn an e-badge in Leadership in Environmental Stewardship:

      1. Click each proficiency area below to review the current learning options available. Contact the e-badge proficiency sponsors of interest to you. 
      2. Sign-up for the e-badge on WebCentral. Contact the Environmental Sustainability Director (contact information below) if you have questions.
      3. Successfully complete one learning option in each of the proficiency areas required for the e-badge. 
      4. Successfully complete all the required proficiencies for the e-badge before you graduate or depart from CCC.
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    Earn an e-Badge in Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education

    Starting in the fall of 2016, CCC is offering the e-badge, Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education. e-Badge earners must successfully complete one learning option in each of the eight (8) proficiency areas of this e-badge. Click each proficiency area below to review the current learning options available.

  • Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education

    e-Badge earners must successfully complete one learning option in each of the eight (8) proficiency areas.  Successfully completing any ONE of the options below will earn you this proficiency in this e-badge. 

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    e-Badge earners can earn this e-badge proficiency by becoming one of the college’s Environmental Sustainability Interns or participating in a volunteer experience with the Environmental Sustainability Office at CCC. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency? Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION (Brian Nilson, Instructor)

    The community education class, Beginning Beekeeping, introduces e-badge earners (and others enrolled) to the honeybee and its environment.  This is a twelve month class that meets once a month.  e-Badge earners will learn about best beekeeping practices based on colony habits, the hive designs and the importance of queens and the flowers in the area. This is a mix of lecture and hands-on activities focused around your beehive.   To earn this e-badge proficiency, e-badge earners need to enroll and participate in the class, and demonstrate their knowledge by participating in a 10-question quiz for the proficiency area; a grade of 80% or better demonstrates successful completion.  This class begins October 6, 2016 and goes through September 7, 2017.  Class is $159.00 per student and is offered by CCC-Grand Island.

    Questions about this e-badge?  Contact JUDY WESTON, ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR, (308) 398-7445 or jweston@cccneb.edu 

    COURSE – BSAD 1570 (available for sections noted below)

    Students enrolled in BSAD 1570 Ethical Leadership will have the opportunity to earn this proficiency as part of the course completion.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency.

    This e-badge opportunity available in these sections:

    • Joe Blackwell, Columbus Campus:   BSAD*1570*CC100 (0297284) Ethical Leadership  
    • Joanne Seberg, GI Campus:   BSAD*1570*CG098 (0297902) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD1 (0297943) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD2 (0297944) Ethical Leadership 

    PROFICIENY ASSIGNMENT:  Write a memo to the president or CEO of your company (or church, school or other organization) and persuade him/her to adopt sustainability measures in the business. Develop a list of the benefits, suggest strategies and actions specific to the business, and anticipate and respond to possible objections.  Consider the long-term interests and needs of the stakeholders.

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact JOANNE M. SEBERG, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7583 or jseberg@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - ENGL 1000 (Amy Doty, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in ENGL 1000 Applied Writing, taught by Amy Doty, will have the opportunity to research current sustainability issues and solutions in the specific industry in which they plan to work.  After drafting a paper for e-badge sponsor review, earners will prepare a video presentation explaining the issues/solutions and desired outcomes.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact AMY DOTY, INSTRUCTOR, amydelaney@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HIST  2020 (Linda Wilke Heil, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in HIST 2020 American History II, taught by Linda Wilke Heil, will have the opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency as part of the course.  For this proficiency, e-badge earners will study various ways to communicate the lessons of the American Dust Bowl.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact LINDA WILKE HEIL, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7489 or lwilke@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - MATH 1050 (Kathy Woitaszewski, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in MATH 1050 Occupational Math taught by Kathy Woitaszewski will be assigned an environmental sustainability project that will include content from several units of the course.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact KATHRYN WOITASZEWSKI, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7474 or kwoit@cccneb.edu  

    COURSE – SPCH 1110 (Brent Adrian, Instructor)

    SPCH 1100 Public Speaking, taught by Brent Adrian, is an environmental sustainability themed course.  Successfully completing the course with a “B” or above demonstrates completion of this proficiency, if the following have been completed during the course: 

    1. Researching, documenting and organizing of the three major environmental sustainability themed speeches.
    2. Delivering all three major speeches before an audience. 
    3. Engaging in peer speech evaluations over environmental sustainability-based topics. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BRENT ADRIAN, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7313 or badrian@cccneb.edu 

    Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education

    e-Badge earners must successfully complete one learning option in each of the eight (8) proficiency areas.  Successfully completing any ONE of the options below will earn you this proficiency in this e-badge. 

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    e-Badge earners can earn this e-badge proficiency by becoming one of the college’s Environmental Sustainability Interns or participating in a volunteer experience with the Environmental Sustainability Office at CCC. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION (Brian Nilson, Instructor)

    The community education class, Beginning Beekeeping, introduces e-badge earners (and others enrolled) to the honeybee and its environment.  This is a twelve month class that meets once a month.  e-Badge earners will learn about the best beekeeping practices based on colony habits, the hive designs and the importance of queens and the flowers in the area. This is a mix of lecture and hands-on activities focused around your beehive.   To earn this e-badge proficiency, e-badge earners need to enroll and participate in the class – and then apply what they have learned to correctly, accurately and effectively communicate information about the honeybee with their family-friend network or another group(s) such as a local business, organization or community.  The applied learning for this proficiency can be combined with the applied learning for the other proficiency areas in this e-badge.  All applied learning actions and outcomes must be pre-approved by the college’s ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR prior to any implementation.  This class begins October 6, 2016 and goes through September 7, 2017.  Class is $159.00 per student and is offered by CCC-Grand Island. 

    Questions about this e-badge?  Contact JUDY WESTON, ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR, (308) 398-7445 or jweston@cccneb.edu

    COURSE – BSAD 1570 (available for sections noted below)

    Students enrolled in BSAD 1570 Ethical Leadership will have the opportunity to earn this proficiency as part of the course completion.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency.  

    This e-badge opportunity available in these sections:

    • Joe Blackwell, Columbus Campus:   BSAD*1570*CC100 (0297284) Ethical Leadership  
    • Joanne Seberg, GI Campus:   BSAD*1570*CG098 (0297902) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD1 (0297943) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD2 (0297944) Ethical Leadership 

    PROFICIENY ASSIGNMENT: The e-badge earner will email or mail the memo completed in the e-badge assignment “Knowledge of Communication & Education Methods” to the president or CEO, and follow up with a personal visit to answer questions.

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact JOANNE M. SEBERG, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7583 or jseberg@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HIST  2020 (Linda Wilke Heil, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in HIST 2020 American History II, taught by Linda Wilke Heil, will have the opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency as part of the course.  In this proficiency you will practice communicating environmental stewardship education to others.   For this proficiency, e-badge earners will create a high school level lesson plan for teaching about the American Dust Bowl, and upon approval by the e-badge sponsor, share this with a high school teacher.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact LINDA WILKE HEIL, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7489 or lwilke@cccneb.edu  

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE or COURSE – SPCH 1110 (Brent Adrian, e-Badge Sponsor, Instructor)

    Earning this proficiency requires the e-badge earner to deliver a five to six minute informative speech on an environmental sustainability subject in a community setting approved by the e-badge sponsor.  Acceptable settings include, but are not limited to, places of faith and worship, youth groups and camps, and large campus forums.  The presentation needs to be vetted by the e-badge sponsor, and can be practiced in the speech classroom (SPCH 1100 Public Speaking, an environmental sustainability themed course, taught by Brent Adrian).  The presentation needs to specifically address how the speaker engages in specific behaviors that promote environmental sustainability in a manner that educates the audience to do the same. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BRENT ADRIAN, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7313 or badrian@cccneb.edu    

    Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education

    e-Badge earners must successfully complete one learning option in each of the eight (8) proficiency areas.  Successfully completing any ONE of the options below will earn you this proficiency in this e-badge. 

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    e-Badge earners can earn this e-badge proficiency by becoming one of the college’s Environmental Sustainability Interns or participating in a volunteer experience with the Environmental Sustainability Office at CCC. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    Participate in or watch a minimum of six Sustainability Leadership Presentation Series (SLPS) events and complete an exam with the Environmental Sustainability Office to demonstrate what you learned (with a score of 80% or better) to earn this e-badge proficiency.  

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION (Brian Nilson, Instructor)

    The community education class, Beginning Beekeeping, introduces e-badge earners (and others enrolled) to the honeybee and its environment.  This is a twelve month class that meets once a month.  e-Badge earners will learn about best beekeeping practices based on colony habits, the hive designs and the importance of queens and the flowers in the area. This is a mix of lecture and hands-on activities focused around your beehive.   To earn this e-badge proficiency, e-badge earners need to enroll and participate in the class, and demonstrate their knowledge by participating in a 10-question quiz for the proficiency area; a grade of 80% or better demonstrates successful completion.  This class begins October 6, 2016 and goes through September 7, 2017.  Class is $159.00 per student and is offered by CCC-Grand Island. 

    Questions about this e-badge?  Contact JUDY WESTON, ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR, (308) 398-7445 or jweston@cccneb.edu

    COURSE – BSAD 1570 (available for sections noted below)

    Students enrolled in BSAD 1570 Ethical Leadership will have the opportunity to earn this proficiency as part of the course completion.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency.  

    This e-badge opportunity available in these sections:

    • Joe Blackwell, Columbus Campus:   BSAD*1570*CC100 (0297284) Ethical Leadership  
    • Joanne Seberg, GI Campus:   BSAD*1570*CG098 (0297902) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD1 (0297943) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD2 (0297944) Ethical Leadership 

    PROFICIENY ASSIGNMENT:  e-Badge earners will: 1) Define sustainability and the Triple Bottom Line. 2) Explain the benefits of an environmental sustainability program.  

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact JOANNE M. SEBERG, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7583 or jseberg@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - ENGL 0970 (Amy Doty, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in ENGL 0960 Reading & Writing Essentials II, taught by Amy Doty, will have an opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency by reading a series of three articles and using web tools to determine their individual carbon footprint.  e-Badge earners will compose a reflective essay detailing the behaviors that make up their footprint and ideas about how they can reduce the amount of natural resources they consume in a year.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency.  

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact AMY DOTY, INSTRUCTOR, amydelaney@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - ENGL 1010 (Amy Doty, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in ENGL 1010 English Composition I, taught by Amy Doty, will have an opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency by using relevant contemporary articles to research local environmental sustainability issues and solutions.  e-Badge earners will compose an argument paper in favor of a community project aimed at reducing environmental impact or fostering environmental stewardship.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency.

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact AMY DOTY, INSTRUCTOR, amydelaney@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HIST  2020 (Linda Wilke Heil, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in HIST 2020 American History II, taught by Linda Wilke Heil, will have the opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency as part of the course.  For this proficiency, e-badge earners will learn about the environmental impact of the Civil War, and will learn to distinguish between the views of John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt in terms of “preservation” or “conservation.”  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact LINDA WILKE HEIL, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7489 or lwilke@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HMRM 1100 (Rhonda O’Brien, Instructor)

    This proficiency can be earned in HMRM 1100 Sustainability in Hospitality as part of the water and energy conservation assignment in week 5.  

    Proficiency assignment:  How much water does a restaurant use? Research this subject. Write a 500 word report about water use in restaurants and processes that can be used to reduce, reuse and recycle this natural resource. Be sure to use appropriate sustainability terminology in your report.  

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact RHONDA O'BRIEN, INSTRUCTOR, (402) 461-2572 or rhondaobrien@cccneb.edu 

    COURSE - MATH 1050 (Kathy Woitaszewski, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in MATH 1050 Occupational Math taught by Kathy Woitaszewski will be assigned an environmental sustainability project that will include content from several units of the course.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency.  

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact KATHRYN WOITASZEWSKI, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7474 or kwoit@cccneb.edu  

    COURSE – SPCH 1110 (Brent Adrian, Instructor)

    SPCH 1100 Public Speaking, taught by Brent Adrian, is an environmental sustainability themed course.  Successfully completing the course with a “B” or above demonstrates completion of this proficiency, if the following have been completed during the course: 

    1. Researching, documenting and organizing of the three major environmental sustainability themed speeches.
    2. Delivering all three major speeches before an audience. 
    3. Engaging in peer speech evaluations over environmental sustainability-based topics. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BRENT ADRIAN, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7313 or badrian@cccneb.edu

    COURSE – SPCH 1110 (Fred Wigington, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in SPCH 1110 Public Speaking, taught by Fred Wigington, will have the opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency.  e-Badge earners will have the opportunity to pick from a list of 30 environmental stewardship topics – from sustainable energy to tiny houses or green vehicles, among others.  Successfully completing this third speech in the class with correct usage of environmental terms and a “B” or above demonstrates completion of this proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact FRED WIGINGTON, INSTRUCTOR, fredwigington@cccneb.edu 

    Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education

    e-Badge earners must successfully complete one learning option in each of the eight (8) proficiency areas.  Successfully completing any ONE of the options below will earn you this proficiency in this e-badge. 

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    e-Badge earners can earn this e-badge proficiency by becoming one of the college’s Environmental Sustainability Interns or participating in a volunteer experience with the Environmental Sustainability Office at CCC. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    Participate in or watch a minimum of six Sustainability Leadership Presentation Series (SLPS) events and participate with other students in a minimum of six 3C Conversations.  To earn this e-badge proficiency, the e-badge earner needs to demonstrate accurate and appropriate use of environmental sustainability terminology and concepts for the topic and for the audience as part of the 3C Conversations.  Make sure to contact the Environmental Sustainability Office prior to attending the 3C Conversation, and let the Environmental Sustainability Director know you are pursuing this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION (Brian Nilson, Instructor)

    The community education class, Beginning Beekeeping, introduces e-badge earners (and others enrolled) to the honeybee and its environment.  This is a twelve month class that meets once a month.  e-Badge earners will learn about the best beekeeping practices based on colony habits, the hive designs and the importance of queens and the flowers in the area. This is a mix of lecture and hands-on activities focused around your beehive.   To earn this e-badge proficiency, e-badge earners need to enroll and participate in the class – and then apply what they have learned to correctly, accurately and effectively communicate information about the honeybee with their family-friend network or another group(s) such as a local business, organization or community.  The applied learning for this proficiency can be combined with the applied learning for the other proficiency areas in this e-badge.  All applied learning actions and outcomes must be pre-approved by the college’s ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR prior to any implementation.  This class begins October 6, 2016 and goes through September 7, 2017.  Class is $159.00 per student and is offered by CCC-Grand Island.

    Questions about this e-badge?  Contact JUDY WESTON, ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR, (308) 398-7445 or jweston@cccneb.edu

    COURSE – BSAD 1570 (available for sections noted below)

    Students enrolled in BSAD 1570 Ethical Leadership will have the opportunity to earn this proficiency as part of the course completion.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency. 

    This e-badge opportunity available in these sections:

    • Joe Blackwell, Columbus Campus:   BSAD*1570*CC100 (0297284) Ethical Leadership  
    • Joanne Seberg, GI Campus:   BSAD*1570*CG098 (0297902) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD1 (0297943) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD2 (0297944) Ethical Leadership 

    PROFICIENY ASSIGNMENT:  e-Badge earners will do a presentation to a community group, such as a church, service organization or company department, on the Triple Bottom Line and explain the benefits of an environmental sustainability program.

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact JOANNE M. SEBERG, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7583 or jseberg@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HIST  2020 (Linda Wilke Heil, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in HIST 2020 American History II, taught by Linda Wilke Heil, will have the opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency as part of the course.  For this proficiency, e-badge earners will use their knowledge of the environmental impact of the Civil War to analyze historical journal articles on that topic and will apply their knowledge of preservation vs. conservation to write an argumentative piece for one or the other.  Upon approval from the e-badge sponsor the e-badge earner will submit the written paper for publication.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact LINDA WILKE HEIL, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7489 or lwilke@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HMRM 1100 (Rhonda O’Brien, Instructor)

    This proficiency can be earned in HMRM 1100 Sustainability in Hospitality as part of the pollutants assignment in week 6.  

    Proficiency assignment:  Identifying yourself as a CCC student, create a short video (no more than 2 ½ min) showing at least one way to reduce, reuse or recycle water in a restaurant. Include appropriate sustainability terminology and procedures and stress the importance of keeping pollutants out of reusable water. Upon approval, the video will be posted to the HMRM Facebook page to educate the public.

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact RHONDA O'BRIEN, INSTRUCTOR, (402) 461-2572 or rhondaobrien@cccneb.edu 

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE or COURSE – SPCH 1110 (Brent Adrian, e-Badge Sponsor, Instructor)

    Earning this proficiency requires the e-badge earner to deliver a five to six minute informative speech on an environmental sustainability subject in a community setting approved by the e-badge sponsor.  Acceptable settings include, but are not limited to, places of faith and worship, youth groups and camps, city and county government meetings, and large campus forums.  The presentation needs vetted by the e-badge sponsor, and can be practiced in the speech classroom (SPCH 1100 Public Speaking, an environmental sustainability themed course, taught by Brent Adrian).  The presentation needs to incorporate accurate and appropriate use of environmental sustainability terminology for the topic and for the audience.  

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BRENT ADRIAN, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7313 or badrian@cccneb.edu 

    Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education

    e-Badge earners must successfully complete one learning option in each of the eight (8) proficiency areas.  Successfully completing any ONE of the options below will earn you this proficiency in this e-badge. 

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    e-Badge earners can earn this e-badge proficiency by becoming one of the college’s Environmental Sustainability Interns or participating in a volunteer experience with the Environmental Sustainability Office at CCC. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu 

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION (Brian Nilson, Instructor)

    The community education class, Beginning Beekeeping, introduces e-badge earners (and others enrolled) to the honeybee and its environment.  This is a twelve month class that meets once a month.  e-Badge earners will learn about best beekeeping practices based on colony habits, the hive designs and the importance of queens and the flowers in the area. This is a mix of lecture and hands-on activities focused around your beehive.   To earn this e-badge proficiency, e-badge earners need to enroll and participate in the class, and demonstrate their knowledge by participating in a 10-question quiz for the proficiency area; a grade of 80% or better demonstrates successful completion.  This class begins October 6, 2016 and goes through September 7, 2017.  Class is $159.00 per student and is offered by CCC-Grand Island. 

    Questions about this e-badge?  Contact JUDY WESTON, ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR, (308) 398-7445 or jweston@cccneb.edu

    COURSE – BSAD 1570 (available for sections noted below)

    Students enrolled in BSAD 1570 Ethical Leadership will have the opportunity to earn this proficiency as part of the course completion.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency.  

    This e-badge opportunity available in these sections:

    • Joe Blackwell, Columbus Campus:   BSAD*1570*CC100 (0297284) Ethical Leadership  
    • Joanne Seberg, GI Campus:   BSAD*1570*CG098 (0297902) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD1 (0297943) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD2 (0297944) Ethical Leadership 

    PROFICIENY ASSIGNMENT:  The e-badge earner swill calculate their ecological footprint and identify 6-8 specific actions in their home, yard, shopping, car, or business to decrease their footprint.   The e-badge earners will write goals for how and when they will begin to reduce their ecological footprint. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact JOANNE M. SEBERG, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7583 or jseberg@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - ENGL 0960 (Amy Doty, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in ENGL 0960 Reading & Writing Essentials I, taught by Amy Doty, will have an opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency by reading a series of four articles on the topic of electronic waste (e-waste) and writing three reflective and informative paragraphs describing the impact of electronic waste on the environment and suggesting solutions that individuals and groups can take to reduce the negative environmental impact associated with the disposal of devices.  e-Badge earners will create a visual composed of recycled materials to support their written findings.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact AMY DOTY, INSTRUCTOR, amydelaney@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HIST  2020 (Linda Wilke Heil, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in HIST 2020 American History II, taught by Linda Wilke Heil, will have the opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency as part of the course.  For this proficiency, e-badge earners will study early environmentalists and identify their particular form of activism.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact LINDA WILKE HEIL, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7489 or lwilke@cccneb.edu

    COURSE – SPCH 1110 (Brent Adrian, Instructor)

    SPCH 1100 Public Speaking, taught by Brent Adrian, is an environmental sustainability themed course.  Successfully completing the course with a “B” or above demonstrates completion of this proficiency, if the following have been completed during the course: 

    1. Researching, documenting and organizing of the three major environmental sustainability themed speeches.
    2. Delivering all three major speeches before an audience. 
    3. Engaging in peer speech evaluations over environmental sustainability-based topics. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BRENT ADRIAN, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7313 or badrian@cccneb.edu

    Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education

    e-Badge earners must successfully complete one learning option in each of the eight (8) proficiency areas.  Successfully completing any ONE of the options below will earn you this proficiency in this e-badge. 

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    e-Badge earners can earn this e-badge proficiency by becoming one of the college’s Environmental Sustainability Interns or participating in a volunteer experience with the Environmental Sustainability Office at CCC. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    To earn this e-badge proficiency, e-badge earners need to participate in a minimum of six 3C Conversations and share with other students the actions and behaviors they do to be great stewards of our environment.  In addition, the e-badge earner needs to demonstrate accurate and appropriate use of environmental sustainability terminology and concepts as part of the conversations.  Make sure to contact the Environmental Sustainability Office prior to attending the 3C Conversation, and let the Environmental Sustainability Director know you are pursuing this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION (Brian Nilson, Instructor)

    The community education class, Beginning Beekeeping, introduces e-badge earners (and others enrolled) to the honeybee and its environment.  This is a twelve month class that meets once a month.  e-Badge earners will learn about the best beekeeping practices based on colony habits, the hive designs and the importance of queens and the flowers in the area. This is a mix of lecture and hands-on activities focused around your beehive.   To earn this e-badge proficiency, e-badge earners need to enroll and participate in the class – and then apply what they have learned to correctly, accurately and effectively communicate information about the honeybee with their family-friend network or another group(s) such as a local business, organization or community.  The applied learning for this proficiency can be combined with the applied learning for the other proficiency areas in this e-badge.  All applied learning actions and outcomes must be pre-approved by the college’s ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR prior to any implementation.  This class begins October 6, 2016 and goes through September 7, 2017.  Class is $159.00 per student and is offered by CCC-Grand Island. 

    Questions about this e-badge?  Contact JUDY WESTON, ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR, (308) 398-7445 or jweston@cccneb.edu

    COURSE – BSAD 1570 (available for sections noted below)

    Students enrolled in BSAD 1570 Ethical Leadership will have the opportunity to earn this proficiency as part of the course completion.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency.  

    This e-badge opportunity available in these sections:

    • Joe Blackwell, Columbus Campus:   BSAD*1570*CC100 (0297284) Ethical Leadership  
    • Joanne Seberg, GI Campus:   BSAD*1570*CG098 (0297902) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD1 (0297943) Ethical Leadership
    • BSAD*1570*DGWD2 (0297944) Ethical Leadership 

    PROFICIENY ASSIGNMENT:  e-Badge earners will reduce their ecological footprint by integrating 6-8 specific actions in their home, yard, shopping, car, or business.  They will write a report summarizing how those goals were achieved and how much their footprint was reduced.  

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact JOANNE M. SEBERG, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7583 or jseberg@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HIST  2020 (Linda Wilke Heil, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in HIST 2020 American History II, taught by Linda Wilke Heil, will have the opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency as part of the course.  For this proficiency, e-badge earners will apply their knowledge of Rachel Carson’s activism to write an argumentative piece about her influence.  Upon approval of the e-badge sponsor, the piece will be shared with a public audience or on social media to practice and explore personal influence in today’s environment.   A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact LINDA WILKE HEIL, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7489 or lwilke@cccneb.edu

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE or COURSE – SPCH 1110 (Brent Adrian, e-Badge Sponsor, Instructor)

    Earning this proficiency requires the e-badge earner to deliver a five to six minute persuasive speech on an environmental sustainability subject.  The presentation needs to incorporate researched communication or education methods that have been shown to help people engage with environmental sustainability topics and values as learned in the persuasive speaking portion of the course.  The presentation must be in a community setting approved by the e-badge sponsor.  Acceptable settings include, but are not limited to, places of faith and worship, youth groups and camps, city and county government meetings, and large campus forums.  The presentation needs vetted by the instructor, and can be practiced in the speech classroom (SPCH 1100 Public Speaking, an environmental sustainability themed course, taught by Brent Adrian). 

    Questions about this e- badge proficiency?  Contact BRENT ADRIAN, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7313 or badrian@cccneb.edu

    Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education

    e-Badge earners must successfully complete one learning option in each of the eight (8) proficiency areas.  Successfully completing any ONE of the options below will earn you this proficiency in this e-badge. 

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    e-Badge earners can earn this e-badge proficiency by becoming one of the college’s Environmental Sustainability Interns or participating in a volunteer experience with the Environmental Sustainability Office at CCC. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION (Brian Nilson, Instructor)

    The community education class, Beginning Beekeeping, introduces e-badge earners (and others enrolled) to the honeybee and its environment.  This is a twelve month class that meets once a month.  e-Badge earners will learn about best beekeeping practices based on colony habits, the hive designs and the importance of queens and the flowers in the area. This is a mix of lecture and hands-on activities focused around your beehive.   To earn this e-badge proficiency, e-badge earners need to enroll and participate in the class, and demonstrate their knowledge by participating in a 10-question quiz for the proficiency area; a grade of 80% or better demonstrates successful completion.  This class begins October 6, 2016 and goes through September 7, 2017.  Class is $159.00 per student and is offered by CCC-Grand Island. 

    Questions about this e-badge?  Contact JUDY WESTON, ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR, (308) 398-7445 or jweston@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - ENGL 1020 (Amy Doty, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in ENGL 1020 Writing & Research, taught by Amy Doty, will have an opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency by using relevant contemporary peer-reviewed scholarly articles to research sustainability issues in the community and compose a scholarly paper outlining the current issues, possible solutions, and final recommendation for a community project aimed at reducing environmental impact.  A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency.

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact AMY DOTY, INSTRUCTOR, amydelaney@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HIST  2020 (Linda Wilke Heil, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in HIST 2020 American History II, taught by Linda Wilke Heil, will have the opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency as part of the course.  For this proficiency, e-badge earners will study the origins of the federal farm programs in the 1930s. A grade of at least 80% will show successful demonstration of this e-badge proficiency. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact LINDA WILKE HEIL, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7489 or lwilke@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HMRM 1100 (Rhonda O’Brien, Instructor)

    This proficiency can be earned in HMRM 1100 Sustainability in Hospitality as part of the investigating composting assignment in week 12.  

    Proficiency assignment:  Research how to start a compost pile or bin for a restaurant. Consider steps needed inside and outside of the kitchen to set up a composting system. Visit and observe, or watch videos about the HMRM department’s composting procedures and gardening techniques. Write a 500 word report about what you have learned.  

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact RHONDA O'BRIEN, INSTRUCTOR, (402) 461-2572 or rhondaobrien@cccneb.edu

    COURSE – SPCH 1110 (Brent Adrian, Instructor)

    SPCH 1100 Public Speaking, taught by Brent Adrian, is an environmental sustainability themed course.  Successfully completing the course with a “B” or above demonstrates completion of this proficiency, if the following have been completed during the course: 

    1. Researching, documenting and organizing of the three major environmental sustainability themed speeches.
    2. Delivering all three major speeches before an audience. 
    3. Engaging in peer speech evaluations over environmental sustainability-based topics. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BRENT ADRIAN, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7313 or badrian@cccneb.edu

    Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education

    e-Badge earners must successfully complete one learning option in each of the eight (8) proficiency areas.  Successfully completing any ONE of the options below will earn you this proficiency in this e-badge. 

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    e-Badge earners can earn this e-badge proficiency by becoming one of the college’s Environmental Sustainability Interns or participating in a volunteer experience with the Environmental Sustainability Office at CCC. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu 

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION (Brian Nilson, Instructor)

    The community education class, Beginning Beekeeping, introduces e-badge earners (and others enrolled) to the honeybee and its environment.  This is a twelve month class that meets once a month.  e-Badge earners will learn about the best beekeeping practices based on colony habits, the hive designs and the importance of queens and the flowers in the area. This is a mix of lecture and hands-on activities focused around your beehive.   To earn this e-badge proficiency, e-badge earners need to enroll and participate in the class – and then apply what they have learned to correctly, accurately and effectively communicate information about the honeybee with their family-friend network or another group(s) such as a local business, organization or community.  The applied learning for this proficiency can be combined with the applied learning for the other proficiency areas in this e-badge.  All applied learning actions and outcomes must be pre-approved by the college’s ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR prior to any implementation.  This class begins October 6, 2016 and goes through September 7, 2017.  Class is $159.00 per student and is offered by CCC-Grand Island. 

    Questions about this e-badge?  Contact JUDY WESTON, ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR, (308) 398-7445 or jweston@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HIST  2020 (instructed by Linda Wilke Heil)

    All students enrolled in HIST 2020 American History II, instructed by Linda Wilke Heil, will have the opportunity to earn this e-badge proficiency as part of the course.  For this proficiency, e-badge earners will use their knowledge learned from the course to personally advance an environmental stewardship solution with a local community or leader, business or organization through writing, advocacy, project implementation or other applied work outside of the e-badge earner’s classroom and personal friend-family network.  Action and outcomes needed for successful completion to earn the e-badge must be pre-approved by the e-badge sponsor prior to any implementation.  The intent of this proficiency is to learn the valuable skills in applying meaningful positive environmental stewardship change through real-life application of knowledge. 

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact LINDA WILKE HEIL, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398 7489 or lwilke@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HMRM 1100 (Rhonda O’Brien, Instructor)

    This proficiency can be earned in HMRM 1100 Sustainability in Hospitality as part of the zero waste kitchen applications assignment in week 13.  

    Proficiency assignment:  Research how to write an article or press release and prepare one about an approved aspect your findings. Upon approval from HMRM faculty and CCC’s PR Office, send the press release to a newspaper or magazine for publication, in order to educate the public.  

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact RHONDA O'BRIEN, INSTRUCTOR, (402) 461-2572 or rhondaobrien@cccneb.edu

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE or COURSE – SPCH 1110 (Brent Adrian, e-Badge Sponsor, Instructor)

    Earning this proficiency requires the e-badge earner to deliver a five to six minute persuasive speech of policy that focuses on a specific policy initiative that should be adopted on an organizational, community, or other governmental level. The presentation must be in a community setting approved by the e-badge sponsor.  Acceptable settings include, but are not limited to, city and county government meetings, and large campus forums.  The presentation needs vetted by the instructor, and can be practiced in the speech classroom (SPCH 1100 Public Speaking, an environmental sustainability themed course, taught by Brent Adrian).

    Questions about this e-badge proficiency?  Contact BRENT ADRIAN, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7313 or badrian@cccneb.edu

    Leadership in Environmental Stewardship: Communication & Education

    e-Badge earners must successfully complete one learning option in each of the eight (8) proficiency areas.  Successfully completing any ONE of the options below will earn you this full e-badge (all 8 proficiencies). 

    COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (CCC’s Environmental Sustainability Office, e-Badge Sponsor)

    e-Badge earners can earn this e-badge (all 8 proficiencies) by becoming one of the college’s Environmental Sustainability Interns or participating in a series of volunteer experience with the Environmental Sustainability Office at CCC. 

    Questions about this e-badge opportunity?  Contact BENJAMIN NEWTON, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, (308) 398-7962 or benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION (Brian Nilson, Instructor)

    The community education class, Beginning Beekeeping, introduces e-badge earners (and others enrolled) to the honeybee and its environment.  This is a twelve month class that meets once a month.  e-Badge earners will learn about best beekeeping practices based on colony habits, the hive designs and the importance of queens and the flowers in the area. This is a mix of lecture and hands-on activities focused around your beehive.   e-Badge earners can earn all 8 proficiencies (this full e-badge) as part of this community education class.  This class begins October 6, 2016 and goes through September 7, 2017.  Class is $159.00 per student and is offered by CCC-Grand Island. 

    Questions about this e-badge opportunity?  Contact JUDY WESTON, ELS COMMUNITY ED COORDINATOR, (308) 398-7445 or jweston@cccneb.edu

    COURSE - HIST  2020 (Linda Wilke Heil, Instructor)

    All students enrolled in HIST 2020 American History II, taught by Linda Wilke Heil, will have the opportunity to earn this e-badge as part of the course.  A grade of at least 80% in all (8) e-badge proficiency areas will demonstrate successful completion.

    Questions about this e-badge opportunity?  Contact LINDA WILKE HEIL, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7489 or lwilke@cccneb.edu

    COURSE – SPCH 1110 (Brent Adrian, Instructor)

    SPCH 1100 Public Speaking, taught by Brent Adrian, is an environmental sustainability themed course.  Successfully completing the course with a “B” or above demonstrates completion of the four (4) “knowledge” proficiencies, if the following have been completed during the course:

    1. Researching, documenting and organizing of the three major environmental sustainability themed speeches.
    2. Delivering all three major speeches before an audience. 
    3. Engaging in peer speech evaluations over environmental sustainability-based topics. 

    Successfully complete both the “knowledge” and “applied” proficiencies to earn the full e-badge.  See above for the “applied” proficiency requirements (total of 4) for this course and e-badge.

    Questions about this e-badge opportunity?  Contact BRENT ADRIAN, INSTRUCTOR, (308) 398-7313 or badrian@cccneb.edu

  • Contact:

    Benjamin Newton 
    Environmental Sustainability Director 
    benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu
     
    (308) 398-7962