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

STARS v2.2

Ithaca College
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Scott Doyle
Director
Energy Management and Sustainability
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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?:
Sustainability-related

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability:

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 social issues or around sustainability. Examples of programs/projects we have partnered on include:
- sensitivity/diversity training with the IC Eco Reps
- The Student Housing Energy Reduction Program (SHERP) that educates students on energy and water savings, conflict resolution, and increasing housing affordability.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Tompkins County Planning Advisory Board

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):
Sustainability-related

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (2nd partnership):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):

Ithaca College has been an active member of the Tompkins County Planning Advisory Board (PAB) which helps guide and advise the work plan for the Tompkins County Department of Planning & Sustainability. A series of multi-beneficial projects has resulted as a part of involvement with this community group.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Tompkins County Sustainability Practitioner's Partnership

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (3rd partnership):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):

IC is an active partner in the recently formed partnership between local sustainability professionals included representatives at Cornell University, the City and Town of Ithaca as well as Tompkins County.


A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community partnerships to advance sustainability is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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