Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.09
Liaison Kelsey Beal
Submission Date June 21, 2013
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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
PAE-13: Staff Professional Development in Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Deborah Ferguson
Assistant Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution make training and professional development opportunities in sustainability available to all staff?:

A brief description of the sustainability trainings and professional development opportunities available to staff :

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate in courses, workshops, conferences, Green Bag Luncheons, presentations, and other activities supported by the Office of Sustainability.

The Office of Sustainability also regularly makes presentations on Sustainability initiatives to faculty, staff and students.

This past year a series of workshops on ”IUPUI-Events-Going-Green” was provided to campus, concluding with a presentation by, Wine-to-Water-charity-founder-Doc-Hendley-to-speak-at-IUPUI-on-April-1 . A “MeetGreen® Toolbox resource is provided on the Office Resource page: http://sustainability.iupui.edu/resources/fliers.shtml

The Student Sustainability Council, hosted a series of Bicycle Safety Seminars ,in conjunction with a local Bicycle Advocacy Group, Indycog

The office also hosted a series of Town Hall sessions across campus in conjunction with our implementation of Single-Stream Recycling this year.

A series of Gardening sessions have been offered through our office, presented by the Local Purdue Extension Educators.

The office coordinated a Green Purchasing Vendor Fair, to provide opportunities, awareness, and education on the types of products and services available. A Seminar on “Promoting Green Purchasing at IUPUI” was also developed and presented by our Student Environmental Law Society.

Our Campus “Green Teams” coordinate and offer Green Bag Luncheon sessions.

In addition, the following courses are provided by other central campus offices:
IUPUI Human Resources Administration – Training and Organizational Development:

Specific courses:
Diversity Awareness and Managing Diversity
Leadership in Dynamic Organizations

Office of Equal Opportunity Training:

The website URL where information about staff training opportunities in sustainability are available:
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