Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.64
Liaison William Cocke
Submission Date May 14, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of North Texas
EN-9: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Todd Spinks
Director
UNT Sustainability
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Does the institution have at least one formal sustainability partnership with the local community that meets the criteria as “supportive”?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s supportive sustainability partnership(s) with the local community:

The mission of the Elm Fork Education Center is to develop and implement premiere environmental education programs. These programs will provide investigative encounters that engage students of all ages in field activities and discovery experiences. These opportunities are designed to encourage sound environmental decision making and responsible environmental stewardship.


Does the institution have at least one formal sustainability partnership with the local community that meets the criteria as “collaborative”?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's collaborative sustainability partnership(s):

UNT Sustainability partners with SuBire Business School in Guadalajara, Mexico, to support the growth of 21st century innovators through curricula enhancement, research, professional development, and academic guidance. As well, UNT works directly with SuBire to engage and instruct community members and leaders in numerous areas of sustainability. Since spring 2012, UNT Sustainability has participated in many activities to engage the youth of Guadalajara, Mexico.


Does the institution have at least one formal sustainability partnership with the local community that meets the criteria as “transformative”?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's transformative sustainability partnership(s) with the local community:

Partnerships for Strong Communities plays an integral role in the Age Well ~ Live Well Denton coalition, which exists to promote wellness for people of all ages and abilities to improve their quality of life.
Age Well ~ Live Well is a joint effort between the City of Denton, Texas Woman’s University, University of North Texas, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations—focusing on the wellness of mind, body, and spirit.


A brief description of the institution’s sustainability partnerships with distant (i.e. non-local) communities:
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The website URL where information about sustainability partnerships is available:
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