Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.69
Liaison Susan Dorward
Submission Date July 31, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Raritan Valley Community College
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Susan Dorward
Sustainability and Energy Coordinator
Facilities and Grounds
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

Bee Campus USA, Monarch Watch Monarch Waystation Program


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

NJ Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability


Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

Prof. Jay Kelly presented research on ecological damage from deer at a forest ecology conference held on campus.


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
No

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):
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Has the institution had staff, students or faculty 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):

Prof. Jay Kelly and Sustainability & Energy Coordinator Sue Dorward were on the board for a 2019 forest ecology conference held at RVCC. Sue Dorward was on the board for a 2018 sustainable food conference co-sponsored by NJ Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability and held at RVCC.


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 staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
No

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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