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-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Laura Lauffer
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainable Technologies
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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:

UNC CHapel Hill, Hosted environmental scholar visit to organic farm, included meal with sustainable agriculture students.
Hosted numerous community college peers from other NC community colleges to assess duplication of CCCC's successful sustainability curriculum.
Collaborated with NC Community College system Code Green Initiative, sharing curriculum materials.

Advanced Technological Education Center (ATE) - participated in professional development and curriculum developement.

NC BioNetwork - Developed statewide Biofuels curriculum.

American Solar Energy Society (ASES) - presented on incorporation of renewable energy training into existing vocational programs.

The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:
Code Green Initiative, North Carolina Community College System
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group- non profit
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education - Federal Program
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
National Wildlife Federation, Green Force Initiative
American Association of Sustainability in Higher Education, STARS Charter Member
ATEC Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center
PETE National Partnership for Environmental Technical Education
Home Builders Association Durham Orange and Chatham County
NC Sustainable Energy Association

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :
CCCC is a member of the North Carolina Community College System Code Green Initiatve. Initial efforts have started with the naming of a President-level committee that is laying out the framework for how we train for green economy jobs, how we foster sustainability on our campuses and how we might use our campuses as learning labs for our students and our communities.

CCCC actively collaborates with other community colleges as they are in the beginning phases of integrating sustainability into the curriculum by sharing course resources and teaching strategies.

Additionally CCCC partners with North Carolina State University in hosting training events and public education events to promote sustainability in agriculture, design, waste water management and renewable energy.

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

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