Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.02
Liaison Zachary Czuprynski
Submission Date Feb. 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Prescott College
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Zachary Czuprynski
Sustainability Coordinator
Green Mountain Center for Sustainablity
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:
From April 2020 through Summer 2021, the staff of the Green Mountain Center for Sustainability published The Prickly Press, which was updated monthly to feature sustainability-related efforts and activities on campus: https://pcpricklypress.wordpress.com/

In Fall 2021, the Sustainability Coordinator created a sustainability newsletter called "Sustainability Snippets." This monthly newsletter is sent to all students, faculty, and staff to give brief updates about sustainability on campus and in our community. Here is the November 2021 edition of Snippets:

The Sustainability Center also has a number of social media pages. The main page for the Green Mountain Center for Sustainability is located at https://www.facebook.com/prescott.edu/

We have additional pages for our campus gardens and compost system, managed by one of our work-study students.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pcgardencompost
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pc_garden.compost/

Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:
There are signs and infographics that highlight/describe the campus composting system, the campus Free Store, the Butte Creek watershed where campus resides, our three campus gardens, native plants of the Mogollon Highlands, and the Village LEED Platinum residential building.

Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
The Sustainability Coordinator has provided optional sustainability tours for classes in the Fall 2021 term. These tours highlight some of the most sustainable aspects of campus such as the LEED Village dorms, composting systems, roof rainwater harvesting, gardens, and the Sustainability Lounge. The Coordinator also uses the tours to solicit feedback from students, allowing them to share information/insights into what they would like to see improved on campus for future sustainability projects.

Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
Our campus housing handbook integrates aspects of green living and sustainability as part of the residential experience, including but not limited to providing information on energy efficiency best practices, recycling systems, composting, and other options for students living on campus.

A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
We also have an online Sustainability Guide to Prescott College which highlights many of the features on campus, guidelines for using facilities, and opportunities for students to become involved in and engaged with sustainability.

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