Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.34
Liaison John Stolz
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Duquesne University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Gabriella Zuccolotto
Graduate Assistant
Center for Environmental Research & Education (CERE)
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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
The Global Council for Science and the Environment
ARCS - Academic Research and Corporate Sustainability
Net Impact


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):

3Rivers Quest
Allegheny Land Trust
Sustainable Pittsburgh
Green Building Alliance
Phipps Conservatory
Allegheny Conference
Pennsylvania Resources Council
Pittsburgh Project's Urban Farming
Higher Education Climate Consortium


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):

Duquesne University hosts the annual Integrity of Creation environmental conference. Duquesne's Center for Environmental Research and Education presented at the AASHE conference in Pittsburgh in Fall 2020, the American Geophysical Union in Fall 2018, the University of Cologne's International Master of Environmental Science conference in Fall 2020.

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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):

Submitted an abstract about Duquesne University's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report to the Engineering Sustainability Conference co-hosted by the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University in Spring 2019.


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):

Duquesne's Center for Research Education Program Administrator is a member and co-chair of the Pittsburgh Higher Education Climate Consortium.


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 employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :

Duquesne's Center for Research Education Program Administrator is a member and co-chair of the Pittsburgh Higher Education Climate Consortium.


Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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