Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.95
Liaison Joan Pauly
Submission Date June 14, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Berea College
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
3.00 / 3.00 Joan Pauly
Sustainability Coordinator
Operations & Sustainability
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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):

AASHE
U.S. Green Building Council
Second Nature


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Kentucky Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council


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):

Erica Berejnoi, BC Class of 2016
2016 Society for Personality and Social Psychology (San Diego, CA)
“The Green Dorm Study: The Effects of Green Living on Attitudes, Values, and Well-being”

Joscelin Hidalgo, BC Class of 2016
2016 Society for Personality and Social Psychology (San Diego, CA)
“Lean and GREEN: Green Consumption Motivation Reduces the Perceived Necessity of Goods under Environmental Threat”

Raunak Shona Thaku, BC Class of 2018
2016 Clinton Global Initiatives
“Using Biogas for a Better Future

Phyo Zin, BC Class of 2016
On Sustainability Conference 2016 (Portland State University)
“Dashboard Management System


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):

Market Advisory Board, Kentucky Chapter, U.S. Green Building Council


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

The consortium of Kentucky based universities and colleges sustainability coordinators meet quarterly for ongoing mentoring and STARS report sharing. Berea College provides many tours of our farm, gardens, and Ecovillage to numerous campuses across the country and internationally as well as a sustainability tour provided by our Visitors Center to campus visitors..


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:

The consortium produces a conference every three years to highlight the work Kentucky colleges and universities are doing thru student, staff, and faculty presentations. Information sharing and "plug and play" programs are highlighted.


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