Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.35
Liaison Stephanie Del Rosario
Submission Date Sept. 10, 2012
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California State University, Fullerton
PAE-21: Sustainability in Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.73 / 7.00 Shelly Wang
Manager, Program Development
University Extended Education
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that are focused on or related to sustainability?:

Number of sustainability continuing education courses offered :

Total number of continuing education courses offered:

Does the institution have a sustainability-related certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:

A brief description of the certificate program:

Green Building (created in 2007/discontinued fall 2012): Designed to guide students through the regulations relating to the green building industry in order to identify and apply sustainable principles, apply energy and water efficiency strategies in building design and construction, identify and discuss effective waste management programs and more.

HVAC (created in 2010/discontinued fall 2011): Designed to explore the issues in traditional HVAC design methodologies. Through a systematic approach to HVAC design practices, participants will gain knowledge about the methodologies and technologies available and be able to identify opportunities for transforming HVAC Design practices.

Green Data Center Management (created in 2010/ discontinued fall 2011)): Designed to approach best practices in energy efficient data center management from four disciplines: regulatory and financial, facilities management, hardware management, and software/systems network. The program will also broaden a participant’s understanding of the role data center professionals play in overall energy efficient advancement,

Applied Sustainability (created in 2010/discontinued summer 2012). Designed to give participants an applied understanding of the concepts of triple bottom lines, practical knowledge and skills necessary to make decisions regarding the adoption of sustainability practices. Sustainable business practice can help organizations mitigate risk, allocate resources, fuel innovation, increase employee retention and create competitive revenue opportunities.

Commercial Building Energy Audit (created in 2010/discontinued fall 2011): Designed to provides engineers and building industry professionals the ability to capitalize on their existing knowledge and re-tool their skills in meeting the needs of the market for qualified energy auditors.

Stormwater Management (created in 2012): Designed to help professionals involved with monitoring, implementing, or reporting on stormwater best management practices identify and support regulations aimed at controlling stormwater runoff. Participants will be able to demonstate an understanding of the role municipalities play in ensuring permit compliance and discuss approaches for achieving stormwater pollution reduction goals.

Year the certificate program was created:

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

The role of University Extended Education is to extend the resources of the University into the community through self-supporting, self-sustaining programs. Our programs are targeted towards adult learners and working professionals and must meet a business need. Therefore, Extended Education programs are continuously being developed, redesigned and discontinued to ensure that our offerings are current and meet the needs of the community.

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