Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.66
Liaison Eric Boles
Submission Date March 5, 2021
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STARS v2.1

University of Arkansas
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Eric Boles
Director
Office for Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
126

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
18

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
14.29

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

The University of Arkansas' continuing education classes that emphasize sustainability vary from Transportation Energy, The town of Clarksville, to Creating a Culturally Competent Community. These classes address topics including energy consumption by cars, light trucks, and motorcycles, which ties into the repercussions with the environment, the town of Clarksville, which is 100 percent operating on solar energy, and learning about the different values, beliefs, and attitudes from a diverse community.


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

The University of Arkansas' Masters of Design Studies, offered through the Fay Jones School of Architecture, was developed for student working professionals that have already hold a bachelor's degree.

The program allows students to expand their knowledge on design expertise and professional advancement within Resiliency Design and Retail Hospitality Design. Fay Jones is on top of cutting edge technology and is changing the game with sustainable architecture through timber and wood designs.

Within the program, students help create and design projects for businesses, organizations, non-profits and municipalities. Additionally, students have opportunities to work with the University of Arkansas Community Design Program as well as the university Resiliency Center.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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