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

STARS v2.2

Central Community College
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

AASHE and Second Nature

Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Sustainability Leadership Presentation Series (SLPS) with University of Nebraska-Omaha, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Hastings College, Creighton University, Nebraska Recycling Council, Joslyn Institute

Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

AASHE, UMACS, Second Nature Climate Summit, National Communications Association
1.Role of Rural Campuses in building community resilience and responding to extreme weather
2. Considering Low Income Students in Sustainability
3. Creating a Buzz Across America: Supporting a Healthy Food Economy with Beekeeping
4. Rural Resiliency Assessments and Unnatural Disasters

Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):

Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

Benjamin Newton AASHE Advisory Council, Board Member Nebraska Recycling Council, Nebraska Community Energy Alliance advisory committee

Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

University of Nebraska Lincoln, Metro Community College, Hastings College, University of Nebraska Omaha, and Black Hills State University. Regular meetings and best practices sharing through Sustainability Leadership Presentation series meetings and electric vehicle/renewable energy projects.

Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:

A brief description of the peer review activities:

University of Nebraska Lincoln regular meetings and mentorship with sustainability staff regarding STARS.

A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :

The Sustainability Leadership Presentation Series (SLPS) is a collaborative live broadcast of highly qualified and credible speakers, presenting on regional topics of sustainability and global and local environmental issues. The SLPS stimulates needed discussion and provides examples for action, planning and problem-solving for leadership in environmental sustainability. Collaborating institutions include University of Nebraska Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Metropolitan Community College, Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities, Nebraska recycling Council, Hastings College, Creighton University, and CCC.

Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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