Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.66
Liaison Rania Assariotaki
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2020

STARS v2.2

The American College of Greece
EN-2: Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Ourania Assariotaki
Sustainability Manager
Office of Public Affairs
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Are the following students provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability?:
Yes or No
First-year students Yes
Transfer students Yes
Entering graduate students Yes

Percentage of all entering students that are provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability:

A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation :

During the new student/transfer student as well as new graduate students orientation which is held within the same time frame, there are extensive verbal and documented references on institution's efforts and commitment to sustainability, the Office of Public Affairs through the Center of Excellence for Sustainability, with special reference to the most prominent campus sustainable development applications & achievements.
During orientation, more specifically students are informed about the:
1. Concept of sustainability
2. ACG’s sustainability campaigns
3. Collaborations and memberships at a global and national level
4. Community Contribution Initiatives
5. ACG Sustainability Leaders, a student organization that aims to promote sustainability awareness on campus among peers and all members of ACG
At the end, of the session they are asked to sign the ACG Sustainability pledge. Also, in the orientation campus tour sustainability points are also included i.e. Center of Excellence for Sustainability, new top notch hydration stations, recycling points, CES garden, Green roofs etc.
Participation in New Student Orientation is required of all new undergraduates/transfer/study abroad and graduate students.

Website URL where information about sustainability in student orientation is available:
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