Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.37
Liaison Benjamin Newton
Submission Date March 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Central Community College
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00
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Has the institution held a sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Has the institution held a sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
America Recycles Day

A brief description of the campaign:

This event was created to educate students and faculty about new recycling guidelines and sustainable living practices. There was a recycling sorting game, a recycling scavenger hunt, as well as outside vendors who shared their sustainability knowledge.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:

New recycling practices were implemented and students learned to recycle at home as well as the benefit of reducing the amount of unsustainable packaging overall.


Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
State Fair Sustainability Pavillion

A brief description of the campaign (2nd campaign):

Students with Students-4-Sustainability club presented sustainable projects at the 2019 State Fair including up-cycled furniture, a hydroponic herb garden, wind-powered phone charger, and canoe grown from mushroom mycelium.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

The State fair had over a quarter of a million visitors in 2019 and was the perfect opportunity to share our sustainability goals and projects with individuals from across the state.


A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns:

Earth Month Events are hosted on each campus every April. These events focus on bringing environmental stewardship principle to students and faculty. Activities have included found object sculptures, recycling games, seed planting in newspaper starter pots, as well as outside presenters.
Faculty in-service session were held in October. The session included a pollinator garden, orchard, and bee hives. Information about native trees and pollinators were provided for staff.


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