Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.08
Liaison Katherine Straub
Submission Date Aug. 21, 2020

STARS v2.2

Susquehanna University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Derek Martin
Sustainability Coordinator
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

During the academic year, a weekly sustainability newsletter is sent out. The newsletter includes upcoming campus events and highlights a news story, a photo, and a sustainability fact. The Office of Sustainability also has a very active Instagram account along with a Facebook and Twitter account which are used intermittently.


Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

On the first floor of the Degenstein Student Center, there are large sustainability wall decals above our built in recycling centers which explain our top 10 sustainability initiatives across campus. Recycling posters are located above every recycling bin across campus to educate about proper recycling.


Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

A virtual campus map is located on the sustainability webpage which allows users to locate and discover sustainability attributes of campus. From our large ticket items like our solar panels, campus garden, and LEED buildings, to small yet important items like hydration stations to fill up water bottles and where to recycle batteries, ink cartridges, etc. You can access the map here - https://www.susqu.edu/campus-life/our-campus-and-location/sustainability


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/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

The Office of Sustainability designed a series of system flow charts/infographics of our waste & recycling, electricity, food systems and our Center for Environmental Education and Research. These flow charts explain the sustainable components of our campus systems are provided to all our incoming students in the summer of 2020 as a part of their orientation.


A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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