|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Nov. 9, 2012|
Eastern Connecticut State University
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability
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Institute for Sustainable Energy
Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:
Eastern's Institute for Sustainable Energy is a member of the CT Board of Regents (BOR) and has actively helped five other Connecticut campuses enroll and meet the requirements of ACUPCC. In addition, ISE has held workshops for the Facility Management and Financial leadership of the 17 BOR state colleges and universities. ISE has also created and curently maintains www.ctgreenschools.org, a website which includes a guideline for "Greening" your college campus, k12 school and guidelines for how to build a green school building or green your K12 school or campus.
The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:
Eastern is a member of AASHE, ACUPCC, USGBC, AEE National, NACUBO, NSTA, as well as other professional organizations. Locally Eastern also provides leadership to the CT Board of Regents, CT GBC and AEE Connecticut, CT Science Teachers Association.
A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :
Member of the Eastern staff and faculty have presented at AASHE conferences since the first conference at Arizona, and at three of the last four Green Campus conference in Indiana. The Director of Eastern's Institute for Sustainable is the Co-Chair of the Higher Education Committee at the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and is the Green School Advocate from Connecticut to the US GBC's Center for Green Schools.
The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
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