Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.13
Liaison Michael Kensler
Submission Date Jan. 15, 2013
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Auburn University
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Matthew Williams
Program Manager, Sustainability
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:

AASHE 2012:
- "If You Build it Right, They Will Come: Creating an Academic Program for Sustainability" (Advanced Track session)

AASHE 2010:
- "Climate Neutrality & Land Grant Universities: Resources, Challenges, and Cooperative Solutions" (workshop)
- "Principles and Practices for Effective Leadership & Engagement" (presentation)
- "Leave-No-Trace Principles as Applied to Sustainability" (poster)

Greening of the Campus 2009:
- "Evolution and Climate Change: Learning From One Failing of Science Education to Remedy Another" (presentation)

AASHE 2008:
- "Flying Under the Radar: Quietly Transforming a Conservative Campus" (presentation)
- "Recycling Guerilla to Recycling Coordinator in a Red State: A Student's Approach to Establishing a Recycling Program in the South" (presentation)
- "Framing Sustainability Using a Range of 'Traditionally Conservative' Approaches" (presentation)
- "Sustainability in the Curriculum: A Case Study in Art" (presentation)

AASHE 2006:
- "Auburn Sustainability Action Program (ASAP): interdisciplinary cooperation with quick visible results." (poster)

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

- Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

- American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC)

- US Green Building Council (USGBC)

- College and University Recycling Council (CURC)

- SouthEastern Sustainability Network (SESustN)

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

- Past Director served on AASHE Curriculum Committee, and was involved with train-the trainer Sustainability Across the Curriculum workshop.

- Program Manager worked with ACUPCC as trainer for workshops to assist other campuses creating Climate Action Plans (2010)

- Program Manager served on ACUPCC Implementation Liaison Support Committee (2010-2012)

- Program Manager worked with United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and Second Nature "Institute for Capacity Building" workshops to support Minority Serving Institutions - Atlanta, Minneapolis, San Antonio (2010)

- Program Manager worked with Wilberforce University and Howard University (both Minority Serving Institutions) for GHG inventory and CAP support (2011)

- Office staff and undergraduate interns presented about incorporating Sustainability into Housing and Residence programs at Tuskegee University (neighboring MSI) (2010)

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

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