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Liaison Donald Graves
Submission Date June 12, 2014
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Hibbing Community College
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

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Complete Reporter Donald Graves
Faculty, Sustainability Coordinator
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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:

Since 2009 HCC has collaborated with campuses in the Northeast Higher Education District (NHED) in holding NHED Sustainability Conferences. These conferences allow each of five campuses in the District to highlight their sustainability initiatives. Students are an integral part of these conferences. The next conference will be at Vermilion Community College during the 2014-2015 academic year.

The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

Northeast Higher Education District Campuses
Hibbing Community College, Hibbing, MN
Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids, MN
Vermilion Community College, Ely, MN
Mesabi Range Community College, Virginia, MN
Rainy River Community College, International Falls, MN

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

Hibbing Community College was instrumental in moving a grant opportunity to fruition which involved all five campuses of NHED. This grant secured $4000 for each of the five campuses to lower their carbon footprint. Campus projects included: HCC-bike loan program, car pool signage, food service and composting, recycling and waste diversion, LED lighting.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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