Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.10
Liaison Ciara Tennis
Submission Date Nov. 9, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Eastern Connecticut State University
ER-T2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Norma Vivar
Assistant to the Chair of Sustainable Energy Science
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Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:

The name and a brief description of each student group:

The University has an Evironmental Club which focuses on sustainability and environmental issues: "The purpose of this organization is to advocate for the importance of human impact on the environment, while promoting sustainability awareness and practices on campus and in the surrounding community." -Environmental Club. This organization is in it's first full year of existance. Recent activities include fundraising events and the sponsorship of a movie night and discussion of the feature film, "Carbon Nation".

List up to 4 notable recent activities or accomplishments of student group(s):

1. Sponsored a public viewing of the movie, "Carbon Nation"
2. Participated in "Town Pride Town Wide", an annual town / gown cooperative effort to to provide spring cleaning for the city of Willimantic and for the campus.
3. Co-sponsored the Earth Day 3 Mile Trail Race in Mansfield Hollow State Park to benefit "No Student Left Inside", an initiative aimed at getting students outside to appreciate the natural environment.
4. Represented students at meetings of the Green Campus Committee

List other student groups that address sustainability:

The website URL where information about student group(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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