Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 26.67
Liaison Navin Tagore-Erwin
Submission Date March 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

Hawaii Community College-Hilo
EN-6: Assessing Sustainability Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Drew Kapp
Instructor, Academic Sustainability Committee Co-Chair, Earth Day Fair Coordinator
Social Sciences
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Does the institution conduct an assessment of sustainability culture?:
Yes

Which of the following best describes the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered to::
The entire campus community (students and employees) directly or by representative sample

Which of the following best describes the structure of the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered::
Without a follow-up assessment of the same cohort or representative samples of the same population

A brief description of how and when the cultural assessment(s) were developed and/or adopted:

In Fall 2019 a one-time sustainability-focused survey was administered to the student body.


A copy or sample of the questions related to sustainability culture:
A sample of the questions related to sustainability culture or the website URL where the assessment tool is available:

1. Do you think sustainability is important?
Yes
Somewhat
No
2. Do you think sustainability is promoted on campus?
Yes
Somewhat
No
3. Have you ever discussed sustainability or climate change in any of your classes at HawCC?
Yes
Somewhat
No
4. Are you interested in taking a class related to sustainability?
Yes
Somewhat
No
5. Are you interested in a Registered Independent Student Organization (club) focused on sustainability?
Yes
Somewhat
No


A brief description of how representative samples were reached (if applicable) and how the cultural assessment is administered:

10 classes (~120) students were directly administered the survey and the survey was administered to the entire student body via email. A total of 295 students took the survey.


A brief summary of results from the cultural assessment:

See attachment


Website URL where information about the assessment of sustainability culture is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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