Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.35
Liaison James Biesecker
Submission Date Dec. 1, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Gettysburg College
Tier2-8: Themed Semester or Year

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Julie Ramsey
Vice President of College Life and Dean of Students
College Life Office
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Has the institution chosen a sustainability-related theme for its themed semester, year, or first-year experience during the past three years?:

A brief description of the themed semester, year, or first-year experience:

Gettysburg College chooses a theme each year to guide the selection of speakers and events on campus. The theme for 2009-2010 was 'Gender and Just Sustainability,' and included student-organized programs on campus sustainability and prominent speakers such as Carolyn Sachs, Rebecca Walker, Carolyn Merchant, and Howard Ernst. Speakers in previous years have included Mark Winne, Jullian Agyeman, and Bill McKibben. The organization of these events is shared by many departments and initiatives on campus including the Eisenhower Institute, Center for Public Service, Environmental Studies, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, student organizations, and more.

The sustainability-related book that was chosen, if applicable:

The website URL where information about the theme is available:

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