Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.39
Liaison Olivia Herron
Submission Date March 6, 2013
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Miami University
PAE-19: Community Sustainability Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 David Prytherch
Associate Professor and Sustainability Coordinator
Department of Geography
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Does the institution participate in community sustainability partnerships that meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the institution’s sustainability partnerships with the local community:

The Office of Community Engagement and Service serves as a catalyst for mutually beneficial campus and community partnerships, engaging communities through actions ranging one-time service projects, ongoing service projects, service learning, work study, and engaged research. A number of these activities are sustainability related.

The Harry T. Wilks Leadership Institute is committed to the development of "ethical and character leadership for a changing world" and the exploration of transformational leadership with the goal of developing graduates prepared to effect positive change in their organizations and communities. It offer leadership opportunities outside the classroom that allows students, staff and faculty to explore their leadership identities while positively impacting the Miami community. In recent years it sponsored community engagement "think tanks" that recruited a cohort of students to collaborate with community partners in solving environmental and social problems. The most recent project was "Shaping Sustainable Communities," which created a sustainable development plan for the City of Oxford, Ohio.

ShareFest Oxford is a service and environmental event dedicated to the collection and redistribution of items donated by Miami University students at the end of the academic year. Collected items benefit residents in need and social service agencies throughout the region.

The website URL where information about sustainability partnerships is available:
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