Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.08
Liaison Andrew McMahan
Submission Date June 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Central Carolina Community College
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Marcie Dishman
Director of Marketing and Public Affairs
Marketing and Public Affairs
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Does the institution produce the following outreach materials and/or publications that foster sustainability learning and knowledge? :
Yes or No
A central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts Yes
A sustainability newsletter No
Social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability Yes
A vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability No
Building signage that highlights green building features Yes
Food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems Yes
Signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed Yes
A sustainability walking map or tour Yes
A guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation Yes
Navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians No
A guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience No
Regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat No
Other sustainability publications or outreach materials not covered above Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website:

Yes, the Green Central Website provides additional information to students regarding sustainability resources in the state and nation and shows the award winning Cool Campus Video highlighting the green campus elements and sustainability programs offered on campus.


The website URL for the central sustainability website:
A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:
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The website URL for the sustainability newsletter:
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A brief description of the social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability:

The Students for Sustainability group has a facebook page focusing on campus, regional, national and global sustainability issues. There is also a facebook page for the Chatham Cottage, a house that is built annually by green construction students.


The website URL of the primary social media platform that focuses on sustainability:
A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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The website URL for the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

The Sustainable Technology Building, campus library and Siler City Campus building all feature signage describing green building, energy efficiency, landscape design and water conservation elements.


The website URL for building signage that highlights green building features :
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A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

The Natural Chef Café Menu’s feature information on locally grown food on each menu. All program information describing the Natural Chef programs includes information about local sustainable food systems.


The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
A brief description of signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies:

Signage inside and outside of campus describes native plants, water conservation and pollinator gardens.


The website URL for signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies:
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A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

CCCC’s Green Central Web page features an interactive campus tour map. The map includes pictures of green features that provide educational information about dozens of green elements on campus. Solar PV, Solar Thermal, rainwater catchment, sustainable farming, biofuels production, passive solar design and pollinator gardens are some of the featured elements.


The website URL of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

Student handbook


The website URL for the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:
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A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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The website URL for navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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The website URL for the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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A brief description of regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:
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The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:
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A brief description of another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above (1st material):

Green Program Brochures- The unique Green Programs brochure features enriching information about each continuing education and curriculum program and coinciding sustainability elements in each program, offering a deeper understanding of sustainability studies in general.


The website URL for this material (1st material):
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (2nd material):

Cougar Bytes are released monthly as the internal college e newsletter. The Sustainability coordinator submits timely green tips.


The website URL for this material (2nd material):
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (3rd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (3rd material):

Annual Report- Each annual report published for the College Foundation features an element of sustainability programming and outreach conducted at the college. ,000 copies of the report are printed annually and distributed both on line and distributed to students, faculty and staff.


The website URL for this material (3rd material):
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (4th material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (4th material):

Recruiting Displays- CCCC has developed large panel display boards used in recruiting events. These displays travel far and wide to spread the sustainability message to local business and industry and school recruiting events, trade shows and community events.


The website URL for this material (4th material):
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (5th material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (5th material):

Green Program Rack Cards – The rack card is a double-sided outreach tool that provides detailed information on each green program. These cards are displayed at all college locations and used extensively at recruiting and community events.


The website URL for this material (5th material):
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (6th material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (6th material):

College Magazine – The college magazine, “Education that Works,” includes information about curriculum and continuing education sustainable programs. A description accompanies each program, and contact information is provided. A quantity of 10,000 magazines were printed and distributed to students, college faculty and staff, and community members.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (7th material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (7th material):

News Articles – The college distributes news articles related to sustainability on a regular basis to local and statewide media contacts. Examples of articles include: green series about the college and its programs, green building features, and upcoming sustainable offerings.


The website URL for this material (7th material):
Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (8th material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (8th material):

flyers for Speaker Series


The website URL for this material (8th material):
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