Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.98
Liaison Tom Goldsmith
Submission Date March 14, 2016
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STARS v2.0

St. John's University, New York
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Joanna Shields
STARS Research Analyst
Facilities
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Does the institution produce the following outreach materials and/or publications that foster sustainability learning and knowledge? :
Yes or No
A central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts Yes
A sustainability newsletter No
Social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability Yes
A vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability No
Building signage that highlights green building features Yes
Food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems Yes
Signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed No
A sustainability walking map or tour No
A guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation Yes
Navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians Yes
A guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience Yes
Regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat Yes
Other sustainability publications or outreach materials not covered above Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website:

A sub-section of the University website, the Sustainability Inititiaves site includes a timeline of sustainability monumemnts at the school (both past and projected), details the 'green' features of the physical campus, any 'green' campus initiatives and includes a section for student involvement (like tips for energy reduction, ways to participate in Earth club, organic gardening etc.)
The page can be accessed from the main site as well as from STJ Central, the homepage for student emails, coursework etc.


The website URL for the central sustainability website:
A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:
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The website URL for the sustainability newsletter:
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A brief description of the social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability:

The Department of Sustainability currently has a Facebook and Twitter account that is advertised on all Sustainability materials on campus and shows events, activities, and initiatives of the department. The Sustainability Department is working on a webpage through the Lucid's Buildings OS program complete with widgets to engage the student community in sustainable links and infromation.


The website URL of the primary social media platform that focuses on sustainability:
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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A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

A plaque inside of D'Angelo Center highlights its accordance with LEED standards.


The website URL for building signage that highlights green building features :
A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

Through our relationship with Chartwells food services (Lackmann), dining areas have signage encouraging waste reduction (encouraging diners to bring reusable mugs, limit use of napkins, cutlery etc.), educating about sustainabilty practices on campus and promoting sustainable, healthy and local foods available in the dining facility.


The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
A brief description of signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies:
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The website URL for signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies:
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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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A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

As a 'Clean Air Campus' through New York City's Clean Air NY, we are provided clean transit brochures which are made available to students and staff. The link was used to create campus pamphlets.


The website URL for the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:
A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:

Campus Maps are located around the campus and on the University Website to assist pedestrians and those using alternate transportation on campus.


The website URL for navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

Each room/ suite in the residence village on campus has a one-page guide for students permanantly posted to the interior side of the door, beside the emergency plan. The guide highlights university expectations for energy conservation and recycling, gives examples and tips for sustainable living, and provides contact information so students may get more involved in sustainability on campus.


The website URL for the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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A brief description of regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:

The office of sustainability is in constant communication with the student newspaper 'The Torch'. A number of reporters work with faculty and the student Earth Club to put together weekly stories feature sustainability projects and news on campus.


The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:
A brief description of another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above (1st material):

St. John's sustainability initiatives have been mentioned in multiple publications that can be found via the provided link.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (3rd material):
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (4th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (5th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (6th material):
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (7th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (8th material):
No

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