Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.14
Liaison Greg Lischke
Submission Date Dec. 7, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Ithaca College
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Greg Lischke
Director EM&S
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Cornell Cooperative Extension

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus?:
The partnership supports at least one, but not all three, dimensions of sustainability

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above:

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County has a long history of working with IC volunteers and interns across various kinds of projects in our community. Many of those are focused on environmental issues or around sustainability. This summer for example, we gave a paid internship to a graduating IC student to help us in our work on renewable energy.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Finger Lakes Ride Share

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (2nd partnership) (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (2nd partnership):

https://zimride.com/flxrideshare
Ithaca College is one of the origianl signators to the coalition, which is focused on the social, environmental, and econom justice associated with non-sustainable transportation. Through the coalition's ride sharing portal, we helped match up occupants to those already travelling by themselves and save ~ 100,000 miles of sinle occupanct travel every year, just from members of the IC community.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
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Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (3rd partnership):
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Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (3rd partnership) (Yes, No, or Unknown):
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A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (3rd partnership):
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A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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