Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Molly Blumhoefer
Submission Date July 27, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Central New Mexico Community College
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Molly Blumhoefer
Campus as a Living Lab and Sustainability Project Manager
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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 No
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 No
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 No
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 Yes
Other sustainability publications or outreach materials not covered above Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website:

Website archives efforts. It is a work in progress


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:
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The website URL of the primary social media platform that focuses on sustainability:
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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 :

In all LEED Certified Buildings, there are wall plaques that highlight sustainable features. They also serve the function of Campus as a Living Lab.


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

As a part of the Water in the Desert series, "NO DUMPING. DRAINS TO RIVER" signs are being placed on all storm drains on campus.


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

The Wayfinding Project is a path project that loops around main campus. It is linked to the "Wellness Loop" and Campus as a Living Lab features (Garden Beds, Solar Panels, etc).
Currently, CNM Marketing and Communications (MCO) is designing large maps to guide students around the Wayfinding Path. They will be placed in the large kiosks by summer/fall 2016. There is also educational signage up at individual sites along the tour.


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A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:
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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:

Chris Bourroughs regularly covers sustainability news for CNM. She has established a working relationship with Molly Blumhoefer to report sustainability news on campus. Molly was hired as the new Campus as a Living Lab and Sustainability Project Manager in May 2016.


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:
A brief description of another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above (1st material):

There are vermicomposting bins up at all campuses in faculty lounges. They are used as an educational outreach tool. A publication has been developed for students and faculty alike. It explains what vermicomposting is and how someone can make their own bin at home.

A display case at the compost/garden site is now up, so that instructors and students can demonstrate their projects with educational signage. This is mandatory in upcoming academic year (2016/2017).


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (3rd material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (4th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (5th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (6th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (7th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (8th material):
No

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