Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.17
Liaison Jamey Pavey
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Earlham College
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Jamey Pavey
Director of the Integrated Program in Sustainability
Sustainability and Environmental Studies
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
ENSU Senior Capstone Projects with Richmond Parks & Rec

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus?:
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
No

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above:

In 2017 and 2018, ENSU Seniors have partnered with the Richmond Parks and Recreation Department to work on a project. These projects are proposed by the Parks Dept and students select the one of greatest interest. These projects included design elements to ensure accessibility regardless of physical limitations and/or social status, while contributing to the communities economic prosperity by adding an attractive feature in an environmentally responsible way.
Info about 2017 "Playground with a Purpose" project: http://earlham.edu/news/article/?id=56892
Info about 2018 "Middlefork Reservoir Revitalization" project: http://earlham.edu/news/article/?id=66016


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Bonner Scholar Community Service Placements

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
The partnership supports at least one, but not all three, dimensions of sustainability

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (2nd partnership) (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Not Sure

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (2nd partnership):

The Bonner Scholars Program is a vehicle by which students dedicate themselves not only to service, but also to making connections between their community experiences and academic pursuits. Earlham is honored to be numbered among more than two dozen colleges and universities that each host a Bonner Scholar program.
Bonner Scholars are part of a community that strives to develop expertise and leadership during a student’s four years at Earlham. As part of the program, Bonner Scholars are expected to complete an average of 10 hours of service a week (140 hours per semester) during the academic year. Long-term placement sites include Cope Environmental Center and Richmond Farmers Market.
http://earlham.edu/bonner-scholars/


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
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Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (3rd partnership):
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Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (3rd partnership) (Yes, No, or Unknown):
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A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (3rd partnership):
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A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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