Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.40
Liaison Kirsten Gabrielsen
Submission Date Jan. 21, 2011
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Orange County Community College
PAE-19: Community Sustainability Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Joseph Zurovchak
Associate Professor
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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 college’s Biology Department has forged ongoing partnerships with several local organizations (Orange County Soil And Water Conservation District, Orange County Water Authority, Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge, Orange County Audubon, CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities) since 2005 via the courses Environmental Conservation (BIO148) and Avian Biology (BIO146), where students have collaborated with these organizations in conducting projects relating to water quality, impacts of climate change, and wildlife surveys.

The website URL where information about sustainability partnerships is available:

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