Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 39.55
Liaison Jaclynn Maahs
Submission Date June 28, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Concordia College - Moorhead
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Samantha Westrate
Sustainability Coordinator
Academic Affairs
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

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

Concordia is a member of Second Nature's Climate Leadership Network after signing on to the integrated Climate Committee.
Also, Concordia is a member of AASHE.


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

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

Concordia founded and manages the Fargo Moorhead Sustainability Network that meets once a month to focus on varying sustainability groups and initiatives.


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

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

Several students and staff of Concordia presented at the AASHE Conference in Baltimore, MA this past fall on topics including EcoRepresentatives, the campus High Tunnel, and Green Chemistry on campus.


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
No

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):
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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? :
No

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
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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?:
No

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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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?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
Yes

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

Concordia staff, faculty, and students have continually collaborated with an effort to increase sustainability, especially within the last year. One example includes a student working with Clay County Solid Waste to form a plastic bag community task force. The task force has grown to include Minnesota State University Moorhead and North Dakota State University, Minnkota Recycling, City of Fargo, City of Moorhead, and the major grocers in the area. The goal of the task force is to reduce the usage of plastic bags through educational campaigns.


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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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