Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 81.87
Liaison Rania Assariotaki
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2023

STARS v2.2

The American College of Greece
AC-6: Sustainability Literacy Assessment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Ourania Assariotaki
Sustainability Manager
Office of Public Affairs
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Does the institution conduct an assessment of the sustainability literacy of its students?:

Which of the following best describes the literacy assessment? The assessment is administered to::
The entire (or predominate) student body, directly or by representative sample

Which of the following best describes the structure of the assessment? The assessment is administered as a::
Pre- and post-assessment to the same cohort or to representative samples in both a pre- and post-test

A copy of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s):
A list or sample of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment or the website URL where the assessment tool may be found:

A full copy of the sustainability awareness & culture assessment has been uploaded above.

A brief description of how the literacy assessment was developed and/or when it was adopted:

The survey was developed and administered by the Office of Public Affairs with the support of the Center of Excellence in Sustainability and the Theodore Papalexopoulos Chair in Sustainability at Alba in order to gauge progress on sustainability awareness in the ACG community.

A brief description of how a representative sample was reached (if applicable) and how the assessment(s) were administered :

The survey as prepared in an electronic version, based on a survey-specific software platform. This version was distributed by e-mail. The analysis of the results was performed by the same platform.

A brief summary of results from the literacy assessment(s):

A brief overview of the results:

Over 90% of the respondents selected the right answer to the question what is the basic idea behind sustainability (That we live in a world of limited resources, which should be protected)
Close to 90% of the respondents selected the right answer to the question Which of the following is not a pillar of sustainable development? (Political)
Over 90% of the respondents answered that Social sustainability encompasses Cultural competence, labor rights, Health equity
In the question which of the following statements best describes your level of interest in sustainability? Almost all respondents expressed a very high level of interest.
In the question of how they think is important for ACG to address sustainability, we witnessed a significant increase in comparison to 2019.

The full Survey is available upon request

Website URL where information about the sustainability literacy assessment is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

We have used the same questionnaire for assessing sustainability literacy and culture on campus. We have included a representative amount of questions for assessing sustainability literacy as well as the sustainability culture on campus as per STARS specifications.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.