Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.50
Liaison Luis Maggiori
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Lane Community College
PRE-2: Points of Distinction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Luis Maggiori
Sustainability Coordinator
Institute for Sustainable Practices
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Name of the institution’s featured sustainability program, initiative, or accomplishment:
Institute for Sustainable Practices

A brief description of the institution’s featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:

The College's Institute for Sustainable Practices is responsible for realizing Lane's core value of sustainability.
In 2006, Lane Community College (LCC) became one of the first signatories of the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), whereby LCC committed to systematically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieve carbon neutrality for all of its College operations across Lane County by the year 2050.
Lane Community College’s first Climate Action Plan was approved by the Board of Education in 2011. An update to the plan was published in 2018. The Climate Action Plan is a living document that serves as the College guide to achieve carbon neutrality; the document will be updated every five years.
LCC achieved Bee Campus USA certification in 2018.
LCC currently has four LEED certified buildings and is in the processes of certifying its fifth LEED building, this last one an Existing Building.
LCC has robust sustainability academic programs, such as:
AAS Sustainability Coordinator
AAS Energy Management
AAS Water Conservation Technician


Which of the following impact areas does the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Campus Engagement
Coordination & Planning
Investment & Finance

Website URL where more information about the accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:
Name of a second highlighted sustainability program/initiative/accomplishment:
Sustainability Academic Programs

A brief description of the second program/initiative/accomplishment:

LCC has been a leader in sustainability education at the Community College level with three robust and well sustainability academic programs, such as:
AAS Sustainability Coordinator
AAS Energy Management
AAS Water Conservation Technician


Which impact areas does the second program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Curriculum
Research
Energy

Website URL where more information about the second program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the second program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the second program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Name of a third highlighted program/initiative/accomplishment:
Sustainable Campus Operations

A brief description of the third program/initiative/accomplishment:

LCC is committed to sustainable campus operations, some example of this commitments are the achievement of Bee Campus USA certification in 2018 and LEED certification of four of the College buildings. The College is currently in the process of certifying its fifth LEED building, this last one as an Existing Building.


Which impact areas does the third program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Air & Climate
Buildings
Grounds

Website URL where more information about the third program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the third program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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