Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.12
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2014
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Portland State University
PAE-T2-10: Graduation Pledge

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Heather Spalding
Sustainability Leadership and Outreach Coordinator
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Does the institution administer a graduation pledge through which students pledge to consider social and environmental responsibility in future job and other decisions?:

A brief description of the graduation pledge program:

"Join more than 4,000 PSU graduates who have taken the Graduation Sustainability Pledge. Together, we can make a positive difference in our communities and create a better world."

2009/10 was the first year PSU had a graduation pledge program.

In Spring 2013, 180 students took the pledge online.

The website URL where information about the graduation pledge program is available:

Pledges online go to a tracking form that Sustainability Staff can access.

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