Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Carolyn Shafer
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Pratt Institute
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Carolyn Shafer
Director
Center for Sustainable Design Strategies
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website (optional):

The home page for the Center for Sustainable Design Strategies (CSDS) serves as a central hub for sustainability across the curriculum, links to administrative/facilities resources, and communication for sustainability events such as Green Week, the Sustainability Crash Course, and Blue Week.


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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:
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Does the institution have social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, interactive blogs) that focus specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the social media platforms that focus on sustainability:

Twitter
@PrattCSDS
The Center for Sustainable Design Strategies (CSDS) is the centerpiece of Pratt’s transformative leadership in sustainable design education.

Instagram
Envirolutions Student Run group shows latest initiatives and success
https://www.instagram.com/pratt_enviro/

Facebook
Pratt Envirolutions
https://www.facebook.com/prattenvirolutions/
The Center for Sustainable Design Strategies (CSDS)
https://www.facebook.com/Pratt-Center-for-Sustainable-Design-Strategies-109258685802077/


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Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat?:
No

A brief description of the regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:
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The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:
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Does the institution produce a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
No

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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The website URL for the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
No

A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :
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The website URL for building signage that highlights green building features :
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Does the institution have signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
No

A brief description of the signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed?:
No

A brief description of the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed:
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The website URL for the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed:
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Does the institution produce a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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The website URL of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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Does the institution produce a guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:

The "Maps and Directions" portion of the campus's website websites for campus directions privilege mass transit options to both the Brooklyn and Manhattan campuses.

BROOKLYN: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Grand Central Station
Take the downtown 4 or 5 train to the Fulton Street station. Take the Brooklyn-bound A or C train to the Hoyt-Schermerhorn station. Cross platform and take the G train (front car) to the Clinton-Washington station. Use Washington Avenue exit. On Washington, walk one block north to DeKalb Avenue. Turn right onto DeKalb and proceed one block to Hall Street/Saint James to the corner gate of the Pratt campus.

Penn Station
Take the Brooklyn-bound A or C train to the Hoyt-Schermerhorn station. Cross platform and take G train (front car) to the Clinton-Washington station. Use Washington Avenue exit and then follow directions above to campus.

MANHATTAN: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Subway
Take the A, C, or E train to 14th Street/Eighth Avenue, the F or V train to 14th Street/Sixth Avenue; the 1, 2, or 3 train to 14th Street/Seventh Avenue; or the 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q or W train to 14th Street/Union Square. Take crosstown buses or the L train to travel east or west on 14th Street. Pratt is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues on the south side of the block, closest to Seventh Avenue.

Bus
If uptown, take the M20, to 14th Street/Eighth Avenue. You may also take the M6 to 14th Street/Avenue of the Americas. If downtown, take the M20 to 14th Street/ Seventh Avenue. You may also take the M6 to 14th Street/Union Square. Take crosstown buses or the L train to travel east or west on 14th Street. Pratt is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues on the south side of the block, closest to Seventh Avenue.

Path Train NJ
Take the Path train to 14th Street in Manhattan. Exit at Sixth Avenue and 14th Street. Pratt is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues on the south side of the block, closest to Seventh Avenue.


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Does the institution produce navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians (e.g. covering routes, inter-modal connections, policies, services, and safety)? :
No

A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
No

A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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Does the institution produce other sustainability outreach materials or publications not covered above?:
Yes

A brief description of these materials or publications:

Website and pamplets for the GiveTake art supply reuse program, including locations of donation sites and a searchable database of art school materials to provide users with health and sustainability information.


The website URL for these materials or publications:
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