Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 29.05
Liaison Elizabeth Masuen
Submission Date March 31, 2016
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Metropolitan Community College
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Sally Hopley
Coordinator of Sustainable Practices
Campus Planning and Sustainability
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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:

MCC has partnered with Central Community College for the previous three years and recently with University of Nebraska-Lincoln Environmental Studies, amongst other community environmental organizations, to bring the community a Sustainability Leadership Presentation Series. This program is a live presentation that is webcast to other partners throughout the state to enrich the understanding of sustainability issues within the Heartland Region. The presentation draws approximately 100 live viewers a month and many more subsequent views on Youtube.

MCC is a member of the Coalition of Urban Metropolitan Universities. In 2015, MCC partnered with University of Nebraska-Omaha, and the Ohio State University to present on various sustainable food operations which are occurring on our campuses. MCC focused on our horticulture/culinary degree program.

In April of 2015, MCC partnered with University of Nebraska-Omaha to promote a Sustainability Food Consortium. This was an all day event in which community members, non-profits, food producers, and other institutions came together to see how they could help one another with reaching an end goal of a sustainable food system in Omaha.

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:

Green Omaha Coalition
WasteCap Nebraska
Nebraska Clean Energy Alliance
ModeShift Omaha
International Society of Sustainability Professionals
Nebraskans for Solar
City Sprouts

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

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