Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.64
Liaison Kimberly Post
Submission Date Feb. 22, 2022

STARS v2.2

Saint Joseph's College - ME
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Kimberly Post
Community-Based Learning Director
Community-Based Learning
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):
Second Nature President's Carbon Commitment
Catholic Climate Covenant

Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:

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

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

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
Faculty and CSC coordinator Kimberly Post presented at last year's AASHE conference.

Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):

Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
Raymond Conservation Commission (Center for Sustainable Communities coordinator)
Maine Campus Compact (College President Dlugos chairs the Board)
AASHE Diversity Committee
ELP (Environmental Leadership Program)

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?:

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
Kimberly Post (faculty, Center for Sustainable Communities) is a faculty consultant for Maine Campus Compact, through which she works with higher education institutions in Maine to support course development and provide faculty training. Additionally, Post and Dr. Greg Teegarden (faculty, Center for Sustainable Communities) are collaborating with Dr. Dan Dixon (UMAINE) and Maine Campus Compact to provide support as all higher education institutions in the state complete asset maps as part of Maine Campuses Won't Wait, an offshoot of Maine's climate action plan Maine Won't Wait.

Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:

A brief description of the peer review activities:
Kimberly Post (faculty, CSC coordinator, CBL director) has reviewed AASHE sustainability awards submissions for the last 2 years.

A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :
The College is a member of the Greater Portland Council of Governments, which brings the three legs of sustainability (environment, economy and community) into services and planning efforts. Currently the college is collaborating with GPCOG and the town of Standish on resilience planning.

Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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