Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.20
Liaison David Heithaus
Submission Date Jan. 20, 2021

STARS v2.2

Kenyon College
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Hadley Seymour
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Brown Family Environmental Center (BFEC) Field Trips

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:

Students volunteer to help with the BFEC's field trips with children ranging from elementary to middle school. They lead children through programs that focus on their local environment and how to sustainability interact with it.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Kokosing River Clean Up

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):
No

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

The BFEC hosts river cleanups at the Kokosing River. Students and community members volunteer to help pick up trash on the side of the river. It helps volunteers become aware of how littering directly affects the environment while simultaneously taking part in fixing the problem with those we share the resource with.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Electronics Recycling

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):
No

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

Kenyon partners with the village of Gambier and Accurate IT (R2 certified) to offer free (except TVs) electronics recycling for anyone who wishes to participate. The drop off occurs on the first Saturday of every month.


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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