Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 42.27
Liaison Stephenie Presseller
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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Moraine Valley Community College
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Stephenie Presseller
Sustainability Manager
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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:

Member of the Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN), a community college network with membership of all 48 Illinois community colleges. Meets regularly to share and present on new and innovative measures to advance sustainability. Generated white papers on greening curriculum; greening the campus; student engagement; and more. Papers and resources can be found at IGEN's website: www.igencc.org

Also a member of the South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium of 12 colleges and universities in our region. The Consortium recently created a workshop for all 12 member colleges to develop sustainability strategic plans.

Many other papers and presentations about these two organizations have been shared regionally, state-wide, and nationally.

The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

All Illinois Community Colleges (IGEN); AASHE; ICCCA; AACC SEED; Illinois Green Governments Coordinating Council, Green Universities and Colleges Committee; South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium; NWF Chicagoland Sustainability Professionals Network; USGBC Illinois Chapter, Green Schools and Universities committee

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

Sharing expertise, curriculum, and best practices. Collaborating on conference presentations. Shared purchasing contracts.

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

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