Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.51
Liaison Karen Schauwecker
Submission Date Nov. 23, 2016
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Derick Chick
Graduate Asssistant
Sustainability Office
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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:

-On our sustainability website, we share our Eco Dawgs Report (Green Fund/Sustainability Project Reports), Sustainability Council Report to the Chancellor, The student Garden Project Report. We also have guides to incorporate sustainability into a curriculum. All resources are available for everyone to view at

-Shannon McDonald, a professor at SIU, presented at the 2015 AASHE Conference on sustainable transportation.

-Geory Kurtzhals, Sustainability Coordinator, spoke at the 2016 Applied Sciences and Arts Multidisciplinary Research Symposium, which served the regional university community. The topic was sustainability and innovation in the applied sciences and arts.

-Geory Kurtzhals, Sustainability Coordinator, spoke at the 2016 ILAPPA spring meeting as part of the sustainability panel discussion.

+ Date Revised: March 3, 2017

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

AASHE Membership
Princeton Review Green Colleges

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

In an informal way, the Sustainability Office communicates with other universities' sustainability office teams to share ideas. The sustainability coordinator attended the 2016 summer sustainability officers retreat and continues to network with other university sustainability professionals met at this event and other events.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
+ Date Revised: March 3, 2017

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