Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.77
Liaison Andrew Porter
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Cincinnati
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.65 / 5.00 Erin LeFever
Asst Sustainability Coordinator
Planning + Design + Construction
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Total number of continuing education courses offered:

Number of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:

Percentage of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:

Numerous continuing education classes address sustainability in align with the mission of the University to enhance our global community. These include but are not limited to classes in
Gardening and Nature:
9043 Cincinnati Nature Center
3007 Garden Forum: Ask the
Experts (ADI-MON)
7004 Pruning Seminar for the
Homeowner (SGC-TUE)

Science, math & Psychology:
1313 Climate Strike Cincinnati
2319 Enlightenment Now:
The Case for Reason, Science,
Humanism, and Progress
3621-S Environment and
Development: A WIN-WIN
along the Little Miami River
1111 Everending Earth
5037 Water Infrastructure—A
Brief History of Water


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

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

A brief description of the certificate program(s):

Certified Indoor Air Quality Management Program: A six-month program for facility managers, building engineers, or health and safety officers that teaches participants how to diagnose, resolve, and prevent indoor air quality (IAQ) complaints; supports them in establishing a comprehensive IAQ plan specific to their buildings; and prepares them for third-party certification by the American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC). https://careertraining.ed2go.com/uc/training-programs/indoor-quality-air-program?Category=construction-and-trades

The Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate course is designed to educate candidates on the cutting edge green building and sustainable design practices, and enables participants to designate that expertise with an internationally recognized professional credential. LEED Associate Training: This Tier 1: LEED Green Associate training course and exam covers general information on green building practices for residential and commercial projects, and prepares individuals to support other professionals working on projects seeking LEED certification. This course also prepares participants for the LEED Green Associate Credential from USGBC (US Green Building Council). . The exam fee is included with the course.

Website URL where information about the institution’s continuing education courses and programs in sustainability is available:
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