Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 40.74
Liaison Pat Van Duyne
Submission Date June 11, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Joliet Junior College
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Layton Cooper
Employer Relations
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

Joliet Junior College is a member of the South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium, www.SouthMetroEd.org, otherwise known as SMHEC. Participating institutions include: DeVry University, Governors State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, JJC, Kankakee Community College, Lewis University, Moraine Valley Community College, Northwestern College, Prairie State College, Saint Xavier University, South Suburban College, and the University of Saint Francis.

JJC actively participates in the SMHEC Sustainability Taskforce which meets monthly and hosts two annual sustainability conferences for faculty and staff and students. We also host quarterly Community Action events to 'Link and Leverage' our regional resources. http://www.southmetroed.org/sustainability

JJC is also an active member of IGEN (Illinois Green Economy Network) and their Affiliates program which includes all the community colleges in Illinois. http://www.igencc.org and http://www.igencc.org/network_affiliates

JJC is also members of AASHE, the ACUPCC, and the USGBC.

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

Joliet Junior College is one of 21 Illinois community colleges in an education consortium, known as the Illinois Network for Advanced Manufacturing (INAM), that received a $12.9 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to support innovative job training and manufacturing programs.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.