Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.51
Liaison Dan DeZarn
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

State University of New York at Geneseo
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Dan Dezarn
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website (optional):

The Office of Sustainability has an updated website to connect students and staff to sustainability. The site also has links to student groups and the President's Commission on Sustainability. Geneseo is dedicated towards the UN Sustainable Development Goal, and those are present on the website and highlight the various projects and research that students and faculty are completing towards these goals. Our sustainability events calendar is also linked on the website.


The website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

Office of Sustainability's Semester Report ?


The website URL for the sustainability newsletter:
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:

Office of Sustainability's instagram and facebook page and the has a Commision facebook page.


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:
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The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:
Does the institution produce a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

1 College Circle weekly article has a section dedicated towards sustainable research. GREAT Day also has a session dedicated towards sustainable research.


The website URL for the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
Yes

A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

Monroe Hall- LEED Gold Certified- interactive dashboard touch screen
Bailey Hall- LEED Silver Certified
Doty Hall - LEED Certified
Letchworth Dining Hall - LEED Certified
Red Jacket Dining Hall - in process of being LEED certified


The website URL for building signage that highlights green building features :
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:

There are signs around food service that promote recycling. Ask Jonna Anne


The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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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:

No Mow Zones
Compost All Waste
Carry Pickering


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

Office of Sustainability offers a sustainability tour during orientation. The on-campus Arboretum has a walking map.


The website URL of the sustainability walking map or tour:
Does the institution produce a guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:

Bike racks and showers are available for walking and biking commuters. We also have a bus system.


The website URL for the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:
Does the institution produce navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians (e.g. covering routes, inter-modal connections, policies, services, and safety)? :
Yes

A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:

There are no formal tools regarding cyclists, but there are a number of safety measures taken to encourage pedestrian safety including flashing lights and signs.


The website URL for navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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:

Geneseo Scene regularly showcases sustainable initiatives on campus, including research and our composting program.
Chris Treason


The website URL for the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
Does the institution produce other sustainability outreach materials or publications not covered above?:
Yes

A brief description of these materials or publications:

Geneseo Scene
Compost Program
Composting Flyers


The website URL for these materials or publications:
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