Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.51
Liaison Dan DeZarn
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2019
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STARS v2.1

State University of New York at Geneseo
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Dan Dezarn
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
UC3

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus?:
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Not Sure

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above:

SUNY Geneseo is a participating member of SUNY's UC3 commitment. The University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3, is a bold new coalition of 18 leading North American research universities that will prototype a collaborative model designed to help local communities achieve their climate goals and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future. SUNY Geneseo provides space for college/community meetings and allocates employee hours to advance the UC3 mission.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Letchworth State Park/ SUNY Geneseo- NY 20/20

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
The partnership supports at least one, but not all three, dimensions of sustainability

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (2nd partnership) (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Not Sure

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (2nd partnership):

A partnership agreement between the college and Letchworth State Park forming an educational collaborative to create a new Letchworth Nature Center. Employee hours are allocated to the program. Equipment was purchased to outfit educational space by Geneseo. the partnership focuses on stewardship of natural resources.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Geneseo Loop Trail

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (3rd partnership):
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (3rd partnership) (Yes, No, or Unknown):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (3rd partnership):

The trail is a walking trail that invites public use across College, Town, Village and private parcels in a loop of the area providing access to the natural environment. The loop encompasses various ecosystems such as woodlots, wetlands surburban settings and municipal facilities. The loop connects community resources and encourages foot travel, and provides access to the diverse Geneseo community.


A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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