Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.53
Liaison Jim Vecchione
Submission Date June 6, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Bryant University
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Sierra Flanigan
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
EcoMotion/Coalesce
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

The Sustainability Committee serves as the central nervous system to Bryant's sustainability program. It serves as a platform to empower ideas that surface in various departments/divisions and on the committee level to form sustainability initiatives, goals, and behavior change. Member responsibilities include representing respective department/division and serving as ambassadors for Sustainability at Bryant in helping communicate and implement sustainability events, campaigns, and goals of the University. In addition, members should be acquainted with Bryant's Sustainability Plan, Implementation Tracking System, Energy Guidelines, Capital Investments in Sustainability, and Bryant's STARS Report. Members are encouraged to propose agenda items, circulate relevant campus and community sustainability news and advise on Student Sustainability Ambassador projects.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

Co-Chairs:
• Dr. Gaytha Langlois, Academic Affairs
• Jim Vecchione, Facilities

Members:
Sharmin Attaran - Academic Affairs
Annette Cerilli - Academic Affairs
Lorraine Lettelier - Purchasing
Sue Colantonio - Business Affairs
John Ruppert - Athletics
Cathy Currie/ Meaghan Trayner
Rich Dankel - Student Activities
Scott Gauthier - Business Affairs
David Leduc - Facilities
Penny Pietraszka - IT
Katie McAttee - Enrollment Management
Shawn Monaghan - Sodexo
Gail Valentine - Business Affairs
Dina Mc Auliffe-Silva - HR
Kristin Biggins - Residential life
Jess Cantone - Advancement
Charlene Farley - Facilities
Lisette Clem - Admissions
Cindy Elder - Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership
Alison Plante - Health and wellness
Sue Colontonio - Environmental Health and Safety


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
No

A brief description of each sustainability office:
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Sierra Flanigan, Sustainability Coach of Coalesce

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

In the past three years, Coalesce has facilitated and helped to support:
- Recyclemania
- Student Sustainability Leadership group
- Sustainability Committee
- Green Office Clean-out, supply exchange, confidential paper shredding
- Enhancing recycling practices in the university through new signage and bins throughout campus
- Worked with faculty to integrate sustainability into the curriculum
- Working to create a culture of sustainability throughout campus


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