Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.83
Liaison Hannah Spirrison
Submission Date March 29, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Antioch College
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Richard Kraince
Dean of Cooperative, Experiential, and International Education
Cooperative Education
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA)
National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (NWRA)


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
No

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):
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Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

Dr. Kim Landsbergen participated in a panel presentation on "The Role of Studio Art in Environmental Studies" at the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) annual Conference in Tucson, AZ on Jun 22, 2017.

Beth Bridgeman, Instructor of Cooperative Education, presented:
---"History of Seed Patent Law in the United States Since 1930", OSU InFACT Seed to Sustainability regional workshops, Antioch College, October 21, 2017
---Panel Member: "Community Efforts and Environmentalism", Chatham College Food and Climate Change conference October 14, 2017
---"Seed-saving Teaching Methods for School Gardening", OSU Extension Annual School Gardening Conference, October 13, 2017
---Communities of Sustainable Practice: Seed-saving as Resilience, F.O.C.U.S. Minority, Women and Small Farmers conference, Central State University, April 8, 2016.
---"A Higher Education Perspective on Outdoor Education", Environmental Education Council of Ohio Annual Conference, April 2, 2016


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
No

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):
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Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

Dr. Kim Landsbergen, Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, is a STARS Technical Advisor with the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and serves on as an Associate Board Member on the Franklin County Soil Water Conservation District.

Nick Boutis, Executive Director of the Glen Helen Ecology Institute, served on the executive committee of the board of the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions until 2016.

Beth Bridgeman, Instructor of Cooperative Education, served on the Dayton Partners for the Environment, Food and Farming Committee in 2016.


Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
No

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
Yes

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:

Antioch College—in partnership with peer institutions Oberlin College, Albion College, DePauw University, and Hope College—was awarded a grant from the Great Lakes College Association (GLCA) as part of their “Expanding Collaboration Initiative” for 2015-2016. The project sponsored the introduction of Environmental Dashboard technology developed at Oberlin College as a digital platform to foster collaboration between faculty, students and staff across the participating campuses. The Environmental Dashboard is a communication technology that combines real-time display of water and electricity use in buildings, organizations and whole communities with photographs and ideas on environmental thoughts and actions contributed by community members.

Beth Bridgeman, Instructor of Cooperative Education, collaborated with the University of Dayton, Sinclair Community College and Wittenberg University on a sustainability residency on Closing the Human Nutrient Cycle: Capturing Urine for Fertilizer through Source Separation. She also collaborated with The Ohio State University on the InFACT series: a statewide seed-saving and seed sustainability initiative, hosting one of the four regional workshops.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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