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-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kirsten Gabrielsen
Sustainability Coordinator
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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:

The College does not have formal written information about the CETT. Our partner college will be presenting on behalf of the consortium, CETT: "Collaboration and Partnerships to Develop Innovative Green Programs."

Information about the consortium can be found at: www.sustainhv.org/cetrc, a website created by the consortium's partner/consultant, Sustainability Hudson Valley.

A video about the consortium was developed for marketing purposes and is available to view at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_9jfJ0u2to

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

Hudson Valley Educational Consortium, a collaborative effort among SUNY Orange, Ulster, Rockland and Sullivan Community Colleges to create broader access to academic programs and workforce training throughout the four county region.

CETT - Clean Energy Technology Training Consortium - A consortium involving Ulster, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Dutchess community colleges. Standardized curriculum was developed and is utilized by all Colleges for the 40 hour course, Photovoltaic Installer for workforce preparation.

Curriculum is aligned with NABCEP's - North American Board of Energy Practitioners exam.

Member of Environmental Consortium of Hudson Valley Colleges and Universities.

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

2 other courses are also offered through the consortium that are also standardized:
Solar Thermal Installation
Geothermal Installation - Also tied to an accrediting body, IGSHPA - International Grounds Source Heat Pump Association and tied to NATE - North American Technition Excellence

A prequisite was developed, Basic Electricity and Basic Math

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

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