Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.21
Liaison Darcy Coughlan
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2021

STARS v2.2

Coastal Carolina University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Darcy Coughlan
Associate Director
Sustain Coastal
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

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

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):
Carolina Recycling Association
Collegiate Recycling Coalition

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

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
Dr. Pamela Martin, CCU professor, presented at the following conferences:

1) Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development, Americas Regional Conference, Oct 2020 and Oct 2021; and
2) AASHE Global Conference on Sustainability, October 2020.

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

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):
2021 RCE Awards. RCE Georgetown: The CCU Solar Ambassador Team received the Outstanding Flagship Project Award.

2021 RCE Awards. RCE Georgetown: Examining a Network of Food Resources to Address Food Insecurity received the Acknowledged Flagship Project Award.

https://www.rcenetwork.org/portal/rce-awards-2021
https://www.rcenetwork.org/portal/rce-profile-detail/rce-georgetown

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

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
Dr. Pamela Martin is on the Steering Committee of the Americas Regional Network on Education for Sustainable Development; served on the Executive Committee for SC Solar Council (2017-2021); and currently is the Executive Director for Georgetown RISE - a United Nations Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE Georgetown).

https://www.coastal.edu/georgetownrise/
https://www.coastal.edu/georgetownrise/about/

Jeremy Monday, Senior Director for Sustain Coastal, served as Co-Chair for Keep Horry County Beautiful from 2017-2021.

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?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
RCE Georgetown mentored RCE Atlanta (11 universities in the greater ATL region) and RCE Dallas (UT Arlington system).

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?:
Yes

A brief description of the peer review activities:
Dr. Pam Martin also reviewed RCE Puerto Rico’s application, which was ultimately approved by the UN Ubuntu Commission.

A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :
Dr. Pamela Martin co-teaches SUST 310: Research Methods with another faculty member from Furman University.

Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
See attached for 2021 RCE Award

See attached for 2021 RCE Award

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