Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.57
Liaison Kelsey Beal
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2020

STARS v2.2

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Deborah Ferguson
Assistant Director
Office of Sustainability
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Total number of continuing education courses offered:

Number of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:

Percentage of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
See attachment for full list from the IU Office of Conference & Event Registration Services (IUOECRS). Data sourced from the IU INlighten Registration system. The data submitted is from courses offered from Oct 2019 - Dec 2020. The Inventory does not include other CE programs that may be hosted independently outside of the IUOCERs.

Some of the Sustainability Focused Programs include:
2020 Indiana Sustainability and Resilience Conference, hosted by the IUPUI Office of Sustainability

IU Center for Rural Engagement Events; Strategic Doing 301 training, Indiana Uplands Winter Food Conference, 2020 EPIC - Network Conference; IU Rural Conference 2020

School of Global & International Studies, America's Role in the World 2020

Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation / Competitive Enterprise, Kelley School of Business, 17th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference

Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-focused certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:

A brief description of the certificate program(s):
Foundational Knowledge in Public Health, a free professional development certificate, includes the following Course Modules:
History, Philosophy and Values of Public Health
Core Functions of Public HEalth and the 10 Essential Services
Role of Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
Major Causes and Trends of Morbidity and Mortality in the US
Science of Primary Prevention in Population Health
Critical Importance of Evidence in Advancing Public Health Knowledge
Behavioral and Psychological Factors on Population Health
Effects of Environmental Factors on Population Health
Biological and Genetic Factors on Population Health
Effects of Social, Political and Economic Factors on Population health
Globalization and Global Burdens of Disease
Ecological Perspective on Human Health, Animal Health, and Ecosystem Health

This is part of "IU Expand," portal for online non-credit and continuing education coursework offered to the IU community as well as the general public. Some IU Expand courses result in certificates.

CEU Credit is offered and available for a number of IU Expand Courses offered by the IU School of Public Health. Another example is:

Public Health & YOU: 8 Dimensions of Wellness Series
Furthering the commitment of Public Health & YOU to provide education on a wide variety of public health topics, we’re pleased to introduce our new webinar series. Each month, you’ll learn from an IU School of Public Health-Bloomington expert about a specific public health topic. Our goal is to foster community engagement in public health and provide important, relevant and useful information to those in our community.
8 dimensions of public health webinar series include:
Overview, Social Health, Emotional Health, Physical Health, Financial Health, Intellectual Health, spiritual Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health


e-Social Work Practice Graduate Certificate
The IU Online Graduate Certificate in e-Social Work Practice is uniquely positioned to address these issues by providing an interdisciplinary approach to train social workers to deliver technology-mediated practice to client populations in areas where access is currently lacking. This certificate is the first of its kind to be delivered by a school of social work in the US, making the Indiana University School of Social Work a leader in training for the growing field of telebehavioral health practice.

Website URL where information about the institution’s continuing education courses and programs in sustainability is available:
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