Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.69
Liaison Sally Hopley
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

Metropolitan Community College
PRE-2: Points of Distinction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A
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Name of the institution’s featured sustainability program, initiative, or accomplishment:
Sustainability Master Plan

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

Development of a five-year sustainability master plan that includes goals in academics, campus engagement, diversity & equity, energy efficiency, greenhouse gases, grounds, transportation, and waste & recycling. The planning process was from April to October 2020 and involved over 30 staff and faculty. This planning process was the first time the College has set sustainability goals.


Which of the following impact areas does the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Curriculum
Air & Climate
Buildings
Energy
Grounds
Transportation
Waste
Coordination & Planning
Diversity & Affordability

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):
Coordination & Planning

A photograph or document associated with the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:
Name of a second highlighted sustainability program/initiative/accomplishment:
Emergency Ride Home

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

The Pass to Class program is a free bus pass program for eligible students (all credit and select other groups). The Emergency Ride Home program was approved in March 2020, paused once campuses closed, and has restarted in June 2021. The Emergency Ride Home program, which offers taxi rides to individuals in the Pass to Class program who need to leave immediately and cannot wait for the bus. This provides a support system for those who are concerned that switching their car for the bus means they won't be able to get where they need to be. Participants are allowed up to two free rides a quarter and the taxi company can accommodate bikes and disability needs. Program details can be found at www.mccneb.edu/erh.


Which impact areas does the second program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Air & Climate
Transportation

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):
OP-17

A photograph or document associated with the second program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Name of a third highlighted program/initiative/accomplishment:
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A brief description of the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Which impact areas does the third program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
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Website URL where more information about the third program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
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STARS credit in which the third program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
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