Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.92
Liaison Sara McIntyre
Submission Date June 20, 2013
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Sewanee - The University of the South
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Amy Turner
Director of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

1. In the fall we will present a webinar, offered to more than 50 institutions, on our experiences using undergraduate students to provide energy conservation services on campus and achieve real energy savings.

2. We have presented a paper on students and energy conservation at AASHE Conference in 2011. We have submitted an abstract in order to make a follow-up presentation at AASHE Nashville 2013.

3. We have participated in 350.org events including sending more than 50 persons to the Keystone pipeline event that surrounded the White House.

4. Sewanee students have served as PowerSave interns under the guidance of the Alliance to Save Energy for the last three years.

The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

Tennessee Alumni and Students For Sustainable Campuses
Associated Colleges of the South
Zanmi Agrikol
Alliance to Save Energy
Tennessee Valley Authority

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

Sewanee is hosting a conference this summer with 15 ACS institutions to develop an program that offers a Sustainability Certificate, using shared, on-line teaching combined with experiential learning using each institution’s unique resources.
Assistant Provost Jon Evans is participating in peer reviews of the sustainability programs at Furman and Dickenson Colleges.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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