Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Joseph Argiro
Submission Date Sept. 12, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Central Ohio Technical College
ER-4: Sustainability Outreach and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Alice Hutzel-Bateson
Director
Marketing & Public Relations
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
No

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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

At Central Ohio Technical College, newsletters and press releases are officially released by the Office of the President and the Office of Marketing and Public Relations. These publications cover recent events and provide the campus community with information about completed, ongoing and future activities.

The following link is to the official college press release on the LEED Gold certification of Ariel Hall in the spring of 2013:

http://www.cotc.edu/Documents/COTCArielHallLEEDGold.pdf

Additional links may be found under the additional materials portion of this page.


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Does the institution have a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
No

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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
No

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Does the institution have food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
No

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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed?:
No

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Does the institution have a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

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Does the institution have a guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation?:
No

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Does the institution have a guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
No

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Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper (either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat)?:
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (1st material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

March 2013: Presidential newsletter sharing Ariel Hall's LEED Gold Certification:

http://www.cotc.edu/AboutCOTC/presidents-message/Documents/2013_OnTheSamePage/March%201.pdf


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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:

August 2010: Presidential newsletter sharing faculty participation in the National Partnership in Environmental Technology Education (NPETE):

http://www.cotc.edu/AboutCOTC/presidents-message/Documents/2010_OnTheSamePage/OTSPAUGUST2010.pdf


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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:

Winter 2008: Official college newsletter sharing broad college objectives, including fostering an environment of stewardship and sharing the adoption of a 15-year energy conservation plan on behalf of the Board of Trustees:

http://www.cotc.edu/faculty-and-staff/marketing-public-relations/Documents/Profiles/COTC%20Profiles_vol5issue1.pdf


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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:

Official college publication sharing broad college objectives, the importance of effective use of resources, being stewards for the community and increase activities to achieve environmental sustainability:

http://www.cotc.edu/faculty-and-staff/institutionalresearch/Documents/SecuringtheFuture2008.pdf


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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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Central Ohio Technical College's Office of Marketing and Public Relations is a concise location for obtaining official college press releases, publications and newsletters. The office also operates in a cost-shared manner for The Ohio State University at Newark with the goal of promoting the educational opportunities available at both institutions.

More information about the office may be found by visiting:
http://www.cotc.edu/FACULTY-AND-STAFF/MARKETING-PUBLIC-RELATIONS/Pages/index.aspx

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