Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Nadine Johnson
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Estrella Mountain Community College
ER-4: Sustainability Outreach and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Nadine Johnson
Sustainability Co-Chair
Academic Affairs
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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:

The Sustainability website serves as the central location for all information related to sustainability efforts, planning and reports for the campus.


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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

The Green Pawprint was released in February 2012; it is updated an maintained periodically as student involvement permits.


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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:

EMCC hosts an annual Student Conference. The purpose of the Student Conference is to provide students with the experience of presenting their own work in a formal conference environment. Students are required to work with a mentor and must submit their proposals for presentation through this mentor.

The theme for each conference changes annually, but students are encourage to incorporate sustainability research into the themes.


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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

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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?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

Estrella Mountain Community College's walking map includes campus green features such as energy efficient technologies, wildlife habitat, and green buildings. This map is distributed as part of the New Student Orientation Tour and is also available to the general public.


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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:

Estrella Mountain Community College participates in the MCCCD's Trip Reduction Program where we seek to provide incentives that encourage and thank students and employees for doing their part to clean the air.


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Does the institution have a guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
No

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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)?:
Yes

A brief description of regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:

The Lion's Perspective is an annual magazine developed by EMCC students. Each issue has a sustainability reference.


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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:

Estrella Mountain Community College's Sustainability Team produces the 'Green Lions Recycling' information and fact sheet for recycling on campus. This publication is updated as new phases of our recycling program are implemented. It is available for download on our website, and it also distributed to faculty, staff, and students through New Student Orientations, weekly Sustainability Announcements, and adjunct faculty orientations and is broadcasted through our campus Axis TV's.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

Estrella Mountain Community College produces a "What is Sustainability at Estrella Mountain?" flyer to provide customers, students, and staff with general information about sustainability on campus.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (3rd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

Estrella Mountain Community College's Sustainability Team maintains a Sustainability @ EMCC Facebook page. Facebook is considered an e-learning tool in which students receive information and have opportunity to network with other members interested in the same topics.


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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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