Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 75.35
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date March 30, 2016
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STARS v2.0

American University
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Megan Litke
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

American U students, faculty and staff have led or participated in many presentations in the past three years, including webinars and conferences produced by the EPA, AASHE, USGBC, Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference and the SEED (student environmental educators discussion) conference was founded at and hosted by American University.
Presentations have focused on student engagement efforts, large scale renewable energy, facilities/sustainability collaboration, and other topics. Many of these presentations have been in partnership with other institutions.

The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

American University is an AASHE member and a member of the Metro DC Sustainability Network.

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

American collaborates with regional campus partners on sustainability through the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area, through it convenes representatives from Georgetown, George Washington, University of the District of Columbia, George Mason, Catholic, Howard, Marymount, University of Maryland, and Johns Hopkins for semi-monthly sustainability workshops.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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