Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 30.46
Liaison Caitlin Jillson
Submission Date Oct. 11, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Southern New Hampshire University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
No

A brief description of the central sustainability website (optional):
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The website URL for the central sustainability website:
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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:
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The website URL for the sustainability newsletter:
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Does the institution have social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, interactive blogs) that focus specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the social media platforms that focus on sustainability:

"SNHU has an Instagram account that was developed to highlight sustainability projects, champions, and updates at the SNHU. This was a student-developed project that stemmed from a class in the School of Business.

Dr. Sophia Koustas and student Nejra Fazlic led an Organization Leadership class which focused heavily on Sustainability in the Spring of 2019. Students created three separate projects to develop and implement before the semester ended. The SNHU Sustainability Instagram was established and implemented through one of those three projects."


The website URL of the primary social media platform focused on sustainability:
Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat?:
No

A brief description of the regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:

N/A


The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:
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Does the institution produce a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
No

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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The website URL for the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
No

A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :
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The website URL for building signage that highlights green building features :
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Does the institution have signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

The Dining Hall on campus has posters that display information regarding sustainable food systems. For example, information on the posters may contain information on where the Dining Hall food comes from or how much water is used in the making of a cheeseburger.


The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed:

There is a sign about the SNHU Rain Garden that is located outside of the Green Center. It provides awareness for water quality issues affecting the local community.


The website URL for the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed:
Does the institution produce a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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The website URL of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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Does the institution produce a guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation?:
No

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:
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The website URL for the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:
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Does the institution produce navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians (e.g. covering routes, inter-modal connections, policies, services, and safety)? :
No

A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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The website URL for navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

In 2018 a Resident Assistant living in the dorms at SNHU launched a program to create less waste during events within the Residence Halls. Purchasing reusable and shareable dishware for the residents and educating them on the importance of sustainability.


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Does the institution produce other sustainability outreach materials or publications not covered above?:
Yes

A brief description of these materials or publications:
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