Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.68
Liaison Jerry Owens
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

Richland College - DCCCD
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Mary Jo Dondlinger
Director, Institutional Effectiveness & Sustainability
Planning and Research for Institutional Effectiveness


Institution holds at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign directed at students.  The campaign yields measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability. 

To measure if the campaign yields measurable, positive results, institutions should compare pre-campaign performance to performance during or after the campaign. 

The campaign could take the form of a competition (such as a residence hall conservation competition), or a collective challenge (such as a campus-wide drive to achieve a specific sustainability target).  

The campaign may focus on one or more sustainability issues, but educating students is a primary feature of the campaign.

The campaign may reach additional campus members (faculty, staff, visitors, etc.) as long as students are one of the audiences of the campaigns. 

The following impacts are not sufficient for this credit:

  • Increased awareness
  • Additional members of a mailing list or group


This credit applies to all institutions.


Institutions earn 5 points for having a campaign or campaigns that meet the criteria outlined above.   Partial points are not available for this credit. 



Report on the most recent campaign for which data are available.  Campaigns held more than three years ago are not eligible for this credit. 

Sampling and Data Standards

Institutions may use a representative sample to measure pre-campaign baseline and post-campaign performance. 

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.