Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jennifer Kearney
Submission Date Dec. 16, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Stevens Institute of Technology
EN-3: Student Life

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kenneth Nilsen
Dean of Students
Student Life
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Does the institution have one or more co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives that fall into the following categories?:
Yes or No
Active student groups focused on sustainability Yes
Gardens, farms, community supported agriculture (CSA) or fishery programs, or urban agriculture projects where students are able to gain experience in organic agriculture and sustainable food systems No
Student-run enterprises that include sustainability as part of their mission statements or stated purposes No
Sustainable investment funds, green revolving funds or sustainable microfinance initiatives through which students can develop socially, environmentally and fiscally responsible investment and financial skills No
Conferences, speaker series, symposia or similar events related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience Yes
+ Date Revised: Jan. 6, 2016
Cultural arts events, installations or performances related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience Yes
Wilderness or outdoors programs that follow Leave No Trace principles No
Sustainability-related themes chosen for themed semesters, years, or first-year experiences No
Programs through which students can learn sustainable life skills No
Sustainability-focused student employment opportunities offered by the institution No
Graduation pledges through which students pledge to consider social and environmental responsibility in future job and other decisions No
Other co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives No

The name and a brief description of each student group focused on sustainability:

SAVE (Students Against Violating the Earth) - SAVE’s mission is to promote awareness of and action on environmental issues. SAVE seeks to accomplish this by hosting fun campus-wide, sustainability oriented events and by promoting and participating in green activities in the Hoboken community.

ESW (Engineers for a Sustainable World) - ESW's mission is to combine the knowledge, skills, and experience of the Stevens community to promote engineering solutions for social, environmental, and economic problems on campus, and in the local community, by establishing projects and initiatives which raise environmental awareness and educate students on the subject of sustainability.


The website URL where information about student groups is available:
A brief description of gardens, farms, community supported agriculture (CSA) or fishery programs, and urban agriculture projects where students are able to gain experience in organic agriculture and sustainable food systems:
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The website URL where information about the organic agriculture and/or sustainable food systems projects and initiatives is available:
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A brief description of student-run enterprises that include sustainability as part of their mission statements or stated purposes:
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The website URL where information about the student-run enterprise(s) is available:
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A brief description of the sustainable investment or finance initiatives:
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The website URL where information about the sustainable investment or finance initiatives is available:
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A brief description of conferences, speaker series, symposia or similar events related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience:

With support from the New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability (NJHEPS), Stevens is hosting a Student Sustainability Research Symposium. Run for and by the students, the symposium will include keynote speakers, student discussion panels, and presentations of student research in 3 categories - Engineering Science, Environmental Science, and Social Science. The Symposium is open to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students from Stevens as well as from nearby schools such as Ramapo College, Montclair State University, Columbia University, and New York University.

+ Date Revised: Jan. 6, 2016

The website URL where information about the event(s) is available:
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A brief description of cultural arts events, installations or performances related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience:

Earth Week: Stevens held sustainable events for a week during Earth Week, with the most notable being the Recycling Drive which was a competition among students to collect recyclables and use them to build a skyline with the best design winning a prize. Stevens also had a soap making event, an information fair with Physical Plant, Student Life, and a Hoboken composting group promoting sustainability with educational hands on projects.


The website URL where information about the cultural arts event(s) is available:
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A brief description of wilderness or outdoors programs for students that follow Leave No Trace principles:
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The website URL where information about the wilderness or outdoors program(s) is available:
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A brief description of sustainability-related themes chosen for themed semesters, years, or first-year experiences:
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The website URL where information about the theme is available:
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A brief description of program(s) through which students can learn sustainable life skills:
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The website URL where information about the sustainable life skills program(s) is available:
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A brief description of sustainability-focused student employment opportunities:
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The website URL where information about the student employment opportuntities is available:
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A brief description of graduation pledges through which students pledge to consider social and environmental responsibility in future job and other decisions:
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The website URL where information about the graduation pledge program is available:
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A brief description of other co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives:
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The website URL where information about other co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives is available:
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