Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 64.57
Liaison Sherri Mason
Submission Date June 14, 2023

STARS v2.2

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00 Sherri Mason
Director of Sustainability
School of Science
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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):
- Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
- Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS)
- U.S. Green Building Council(USGBC)

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):
Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium (PERC), a state-wide network of over 55 sustainability-leading colleges and universities in PA

Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:
No

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
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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):
Erie Food Policy Advisory Council: Katie Chriest
Save Our Seas 2.0 Scientific Advisory Board: Sherri Mason
Ministry of the Environment Japan - Guidelines for Harmonizing Ocean Surface Microplastics Monitoring Methods scientific advisory board: Sherri Mason
Multiple other local-to-regional environmental boards, such as Save The River, Lake Erie Foundation, Pennsylvania Lake Erie Water Association, and Climate Resiliency Action Network of Erie: Sherri Mason

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 :
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Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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