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Posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516Please join us on Monday, August 1, 2011 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Freedom Field Renewable Energy (3333 Kishwaukee Street) to observe and interact with interns from the Rock Valley College Sustainable Energy Systems degree program as they present the reports of their summer 2011 activities.
The new Sustainable Energy Systems associate degree program at Rock Valley College requires each student to work as an intern to satisfy graduation requirements. RVC had 10 summer interns who concentrated on alternative energy. Each team will provide a ten-minute presentation of their project summary and share their observations for economic development opportunities. A two-minute question and answer session has been allotted at the end of the presentations.Energy Efficiency and Energy Audits – Mr. Gregory Drzymkowski and Mr. Johnnie Murwar (work performed at Freedom Field Renewable Energy)
Professor Stephen R. Fleeman, Academic Chair of Sustainable Energy Systems at Rock Valley College serves as the academic advisor. Mentoring and assistance is provided by Mr. Chester Kolodziej and Mr. John Sweeney from Freedom Field, Mr. Dave Martindale of Ballard Engineering, and Mr. Ron Gilley, owner of Gilley’s Heating and Air Conditioning.
Freedom Field is a not-for-profit organization formed to facilitate the development and operation of a renewable energy solutions center. The mission of Freedom Field Renewable Energy is to increase regional awareness of renewable energy opportunities and to facilitate development and commercialization of renewable energy solutions.
To register for this event contact the Engineering & Technology Division Office at (815) 921-3101.