Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.73
Liaison Lindsey Lyons
Submission Date April 30, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Dickinson College
SD-1: New Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Daniel Webster
Sustainability Projects Coordinator
Center for Sustainability Education
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Does new student orientation include presentations, speakers, or skits that address sustainability and take place in large venues that most or all first-year students attend?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the presentations, speakers or skits:

First-years are required to attend a sustainability orientation session in our auditorium each year. In 2011, the sustainability staff from CSE created a scavenger hunt whereby groups of approximately 10-15 had to find sustainability landmarks around campus. At that landmark, a staff person or intern was there to explain its significance within the institution.


Does new student orientation incorporate sustainability information into presentations (e.g., made by Residential Advisors to individual dorm floors)?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the presentations:

Our Eco-Reps have a venue with their residence hall at the beginning of each semester. This is where they introduce themselves and how they will be helping to incorporate sustainability in their designated residence hall.


Does new student orientation actively engage students in activities that raise awareness about sustainability, highlight how sustainability plays out on campus, or allows students to take part in a productive green activity?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the activities:

Please see ER-Credit 3 for this information.


Does the institution make new student orientation more sustainable via efforts such as a zero-waste meal or carbon offsets?:
No

Provide a brief description of the efforts:
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Does the institution incorporate sustainability into new student orientation in other ways?:
Yes

Provide a brief description:

Again, please see ER-3 Sustainability in New Student Orientation


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