Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.26
Liaison Eric Promnitz
Submission Date Dec. 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Nova Southeastern University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Amber Orr
Sustainability Coordinator
Physical Plant
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

The NSU H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship is a signatory member of the UN PRME (Principles of Responsible Management Education), which promotes the UN's Sustainable Development Goals


Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

NSU is a current member of the local Sustainability Stewards of Broward, a network of over 400 sustainability-minded professionals that meet for quarterly workshops to network and build community partnerships for moving sustainability forward in the region.

NSU is a partner in collaboration for the Broward STAR sustainablty metric and benchmark team to collect data and promote Broward County as a Certified 4-STAR Community for achieving national excellence in sustainability.

NSU has a designated seat on the Broward County Climate Change Task Force. The seat became vacant as of 2017 and is awaiting reappointment.


Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

Carrie Kashar, a student and member of the NSU Fischler College of Education, is a representative to the Educational Alliance for a Sustainable Florida (EASF), a network of higher education institutions under Sustainable Florida.


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
No

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):
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Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

Carrie Kashar, NSU Fischler College of Education, Student, Member, Educational Alliance for a Sustainable Florida (EASF), a network of higher education institutions under Sustainable Florida.


Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
No

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :

In 2016, NSU joined as an affiliate of the Florida Climate Institute. The Florida Climate Institute (FCI) is made up of a diverse group of people interested in sharing research and skills related to climate issues.

Also, a NSU College of Law professor regularly provides pro nonlegal advice and counsel to government staff members of the Southeast Florida, (4 County) Regional Climate Compact, and speaks frequently to civic organizations, other schools and the community at large. Also, the law school has partnered with the Broward County Bar Association to host a regular series of meetings and workshops to increase the engagement of the local legal community on sea level rise issues.


Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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