SWIC Goes Green

Earth Month Selfie Contest!


  1. Take a selfie riding the Metrolink, biking or using RideFinders to get to SWIC
  2. Caption the selfie with #SWICGoGreen and #EarthDay
  3. Post to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter
  4. Bring in your phone for proof to the Sustainability Center, located inside the Library in the Information Sciences Building

The Sustainability Center will then take down your student info and give you a $1 off voucher for Starbucks (limited to 5, only valid at Campus Starbucks).     
Whoever posts the most biking selfies will win a $50 gift certificate to Bicycle World.
Whoever posts the most alternative commuting selfies will win a $50 gift certificate to Sports Authority.

Office hours are between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. For questions or more information on the selfie contest, email brittany.merriman@swic.edu.


The Sustainability and Green Economy Center

As a member of the Illinois Green Economy Network, Southwestern Illinois College serves as a leader in sustainability initiatives, resources and opportunities for both the college and the surrounding community.  

Southwestern Illinois College is home to one of the three regional green economy centers as part of the Illinois Green Economy Network. 

The Sustainability & Green Economy Center will serve as a regional clearinghouse for environmental and sustainable resources. Members of the community, local businesses and schools, as well as SWIC employees and students are invited to use the center.

Contact Us

Sustainability & Green Economy Center

Marcia Lochmann

Director of College Partnerships, Illinois Green Economy Network sustainability@swic.edu


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