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

STARS v2.2

Ithaca College
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Scott Doyle
Energy Management and Sustainability
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):
AASHE, Second Nature

Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):
NYCSHE as well as the Tompkins County Sustainability Practitioner's Partnership.

Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
COVID restrictions have eliminated this option recently, though IC has historically presented at many conferences including NYSCHE. A team from IC presented to AASHE in 2020 on "The Chestnut Living Lab"

Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):
COVID restrictions and staff/budget cuts have eliminated this opportunity as of late, however historically IC has presented at past events including at AASHE in 2018. "Creating Campus Revenue Streams to Support Sustainability Initiatives" - AASHE 2018

Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
- NY Higher Education Large-Scale Renewable Energy Steering Committee (includes SUNY, private, and community college schools)

Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
IC regularly meets with Cornell University to build robust sustainability and programing across greater Ithaca.

Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:

A brief description of the peer review activities:
Will consider outside institution review in future STARS updates as time allows.

A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :
NYCSHE, TCCPI (described in EN-14) and the Center for Community Transportation which includes the operation of Ithaca Carshare and BikeWalk Tompkins.

Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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