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

STARS v2.2

Ithaca College
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Scott Doyle
Director
Energy Management and Sustainability
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Has the institution held a sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Has the institution held a sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
Sustainability Week

A brief description of the campaign:

- Sustainability Week is a week-long event that hosts renowned speakers that present on multiple facets of sustainability.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:

- The number of students participating in Sustainability Week events increases every year though this event was not held in the same format the previous several years due to COVID restrictions . We have also noticed a significant increase in engagement among senior administration and faculty. We look forward to a robust event in spring 2023.

-During COVID, virtual discussions of sustainability and systematic racism were held and very well received - https://www.ithaca.edu/sustainability-ithaca/campus-community-programming.


Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Take It Or Leave It (TIOLI)

A brief description of the campaign (2nd campaign):

Take It Or Leave It (TIOLI) is a program managed by the IC Eco Reps. TIOLI is a free on-campus thrift store during the academic year. At the end of the academic year, Eco Reps and volunteers aim to decrease waste on campus by collecting all of the items students leave behind in residence halls and donating them to local charities. Food is donated to both the on-campus food pantry and the local food bank, while furniture, housewares, and clothes are donated to the Finger Lakes Reuse Center or other local charities.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

Several vehicle loads of donated goods are brought to the Ithaca Reuse Center each year to benefit those in-need in the community.


A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns:

Office Supply Collection and Reuse (OSCAR) is a program to collect and redistribute reusable office supplies among Ithaca College faculty and staff, offices, and departments. OSCAR is a place where you can bring unwanted but useful supplies from your office so that other departments on campus can use them. It's also a place to find usable items, donated by others, for your office.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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