Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.16
Liaison Scott Doyle
Submission Date Oct. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

Ithaca College
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Scott Doyle
Director
Energy Management and Sustainability
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

The Office of Energy Management & Sustainability and the Eco Reps produce monthly "Installments" - quick-read newsletters and infographics that focus on different sustainability themes each month.

https://www.ithaca.edu/sustainability-ithaca/engagement/outreach-installments


Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

Within the buildings green features are explained. For example, above the low-flow toilets, there is an explanation of what they are and how to use them.

In the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise, a permanent video display has historically featured a loop of the sustainable features of the building.

IC is currently pursuing a sustainability communication plan to help build off of this previous successes and to broaden messaging across campus.


Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

A Sustainability Tour map has historically been provided at the Orientation Fair for new students and families. It highlights different features and resources on campus that increase the sustainability of the institution. An updated interactive sustainability Google map has also been drafted for added engagement.


Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

Eco Reps have historically created a community council sustainability representatives program. The sustainability representatives are tasked with developing sustainability-themed events and programming for students within their residence halls. Eco Reps serve as mentors in this program.

The College's sustainability website also includes information on available resources and suggestions for behavior change.

https://www.ithaca.edu/sustainability-ithaca


A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:

- A brochure covering renewable energy used at the College
- All new students receive a postcard with information on sustainability-focused student organizations on-campus
- A map of all thrift, re-use, or second-hand stores in Tompkins County


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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