Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 63.54
Liaison Meghan Wrenn
Submission Date Aug. 8, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Endicott College
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Meghan Wrenn
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
North Shore Technology Council

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):
Yes

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:

Endicott is a corporate sponsor of the NSTC, the region’s preeminent technology business association, and our Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences sits on the Board of Directors. They deliver business formation, networking, learning and community programs for innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and service providers.

Endicott students often present their research (including research related to sustainability) at NSTC meetings. Endicott also hosts events for the group and the group partners with the Office of Sustainability on various events. We are particularly involved with the NSTC Sustainability Forum, which explores and promotes ways in which technology can improve quality of life be it health, economic, business, or social.

Sustainability Forum: https://www.nstc.org/special-interest-groups/


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Salem Sound Coastwatch

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 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? (2nd partnership) (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

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):

Salem Sound Coastwatch is a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring and protecting the coastal waters, beaches, salt marshes, and marine habitats of Salem Sound and its tributary rivers and streams. The Community Service department and Environmental Science students partner with Salem Sound Coastwatch for research and volunteer opportunities (beach cleanups, water quality samples, etc.).

https://www.salemsound.org/

https://www.endicott.edu/student-life/community-service/community-service-opportunities/community-service-partners


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
River House Inc.

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (3rd partnership):
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? (3rd partnership) (Yes, No, or Unknown):
Yes

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):

Community Service and Dining collaborate to donate leftover food from the dining hall to River House, a local homeless shelter, reducing food waste and aiding the community.

https://riverhousebeverly.org/

https://youtu.be/DFTFSUxjeCw

https://www.endicott.edu/student-life/community-service/community-service-opportunities/community-service-partners


A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:

Non-profit Full Circle Earth has space on campus and partners on a variety of initiatives with the Office of Sustainability:
http://www.fullcircleearth.org/

College also partners with Seaside Sustainability:
https://www.seasidesustainability.org/

Cradles to Crayons has a donation bin on campus and partners with College:
https://www.cradlestocrayons.org/

Endicott's Community Service Office has numerous ongoing partnerships:
https://www.endicott.edu/student-life/community-service/community-service-opportunities/community-service-partners


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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