Overall Rating Reporter - expired
Overall Score
Liaison Bryan Reece
Submission Date Dec. 19, 2011
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STARS v1.0

El Centro College - DCCCD
ER-4: Sustainability Outreach and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Christian Walker
Assistant
Sustainability
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts:

Information about the schools sustainability committees and goals are posted along with resource websites. Any information that engenders or promotes a sustainable way of thinking for the ECC community is posted here. Additionally, Dr. Reece has presented sustainable efforts at El Centro at professional meetings.


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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

The news letter is compiled by the Sustainability office and highlights sustainable accomplishments on the El Centro Campus.


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Does the institution have a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

Biology Department


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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
No

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Does the institution have food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
No

A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed?:
No

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Does the institution have a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

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Does the institution have a guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

Register for at least 6 credit hours during the fall or spring semesters or 3 credit hours during the summer. Also available to non-credit students enrolled in at least 96 contact hours in a single quarter, 48 hours in the summer.

The DART Rail station near El Centro is West End Station.
Get the complete DART rail and bus schedules and maps at www.dart.org

DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) free stickers are distributed to eligible credit students beginning on the 13th class day of the fall and spring semesters. For time and location, call the cashier’s office at 214-860-2048.

Students must have a valid Student ID with an updated validation sticker that can be obtained from the SPAR department. DART stickers are valid for all DART rail and bus services anytime during the current semester.


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Does the institution have a guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

The guide is comprised of a list of resources and websites that offer lifestyle tips on making sustainable choices. These links also educate the viewers on sustainability and green living.


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Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper (either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat)?:
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (1st material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

El Centro college produces a sustainability brochure in hard copy and pdf formats.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (3rd material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (4th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (5th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (6th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (7th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (8th material):
No

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