Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.78
Liaison Jennifer McLaughlin
Submission Date Dec. 9, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

South Dakota State University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 5.00 Jennifer McLaughlin
Sustainability Intern
Facilities and Services
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
9

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
8

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
88.89

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

All courses are OLLI courses offered at McCrory Gardens:
*Fall Floral Arrangements (We touch on sustainability in using your own resources and flowers you have in your own yard instead of buying tropically grown & shipped flowers)
*Behind the Scenes at McCrory Gardens (talk about sustainable practices we use at McCrory)
*Houseplant Propagation (resource conservation by propagating your own plants instead of buying new)
*Making Maple Syrup Workshop (Sustainable practices of producing your own locally grown food and source of sugar)
*Butterflies & Blooms (learning local butterfly biodiversity, planting butterfly friendly plant cultivars and insect friendly garden care practices, and taking some plants home to create more habitat)
*Monarch Tagging and Citizen Science (learning environmental challenges for monarchs and other insects, learning best practices for providing safe habitat etc.)
*Plant your Own Spring-flowering Container


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
Three

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
No

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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