Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.03
Liaison Peter Barker
Submission Date April 27, 2012
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St. John's University, New York
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Thomas Goldsmith
Director of Environment and Energy Conservation
Facilities Services
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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:

St.John's has hosted webinars for the Environmental Protection Agency, sent individuals to the AASHE 2010 conference to present a poster, to the NYSAR3 conference to present on composting initiatives etc.

Also a Sustainability presentation given by Co-Chairs of the Sustainability Committeeby Tom Goldsmith, Director of Environment & Energy Conservation, and Dr. Cantelmo, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, was recorded as a podcast and is available online.

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, AASHE, PLANYC University Challenge, New York State DOT "Clean our Campus", Lower Hudson Valley Catholic College Consortium, USGBC, RecycleMania, Campus Conservation Nationals, and NYSAR3 Reduce Reuse Recycle.

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

Tom Goldsmith, Director of Environment & Energy Conservation, is constantly in collaboration with Universities across the country. St.John's headlined the conference “Renewing the Campus: Sustainability and the Catholic University" at Notre Dame University.

Also the University had an exhibit at the AASHE Annual Conference 2010.

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

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