Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.80
Liaison Pamela Dumm
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2014
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Jefferson Community and Technical College
ER-T2-6: Sustainability Events

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Pamela Dumm
Manager of Business Operations
Business Affairs
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Does the institution hold major events related to sustainability, such as conferences, speaker series, or symposia, that have students as the intended audience?:

A brief description of the event(s):

Annual events are held on each campus, including RecycleMania, America Recycles Day, Earth Week, and other events to raise awareness about sustainabie initiatives at the college. In addition to the annual events, special contests are also promoted to raise awareness about sustainable ideas and spark thought and creativity throughout the college.

Jefferson holds major annual events related to sustainability with students as a focused audience. A couple of events include hosting the Campus Community Partnerships in Sustainability and Bluegrass Bioneers in 2013.

Partnering with Brightside, a Louisville Metro Government agency, as a member of the Partnership for a Green City, Jefferson co-hosts the Environmental Youth Summit in the fall and spring. The Youth Summit empowers students to examine their personal choices and address ways in which they can make small changes in their daily living that will result in improved health and environmental impact at school, at home, and in the Louisville metropolitan area.

The website URL where information about the event(s) are available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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