Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.85
Liaison Vic Shelburne
Submission Date Nov. 26, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Clemson University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Amy Lawton-Rauh
Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
Office of the Provost & Academic Affairs
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:

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

Clemson is a member of AASHE, along with Tigers for Tigers, a national coalition and collaborates with universities such as LSU, Auburn, and ECU.

Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:

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

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

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

The Green Sports Alliance – Tom Jones – “Engagement Through Operations: Staff, Fans, and Community” Spoke about engagement with students, Athletics, and fans at Football Games. Gave overview of football, infrastructure and system, displayed proof of success.

Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :

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

Has the institution had staff, students or faculty 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):

Dave Vandeventer has served on the College and University Recycling Coalition from 2013-2018 and has served as Treasurer from 2014-2018.

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:

Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:

A brief description of the peer review activities:

Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :

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

Tigers for Tigers is a group of students at Clemson who helped develop a student-organized National Coalition in effort to save tigers in the wild. The National Coalition has four main Goals:

1.To establish a student-run national organization with partners at each participating university devoted to the preservation of tigers in the wild.

2.To have each chapter partake in an annual/unified fundraiser in which all proceeds go towards tiger conservation.

3.To expose students to current conservation needs, from experts in the field.

4.To identify areas where collegians can become directly involved

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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