Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.29
Liaison Thomas Frazer
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of South Florida
PRE-2: Points of Distinction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Thomas Frazer
Dean
College of Marine Science
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Name of the institution’s featured sustainability program, initiative, or accomplishment:
2020 Sustainable Campus Index

A brief description of the institution’s featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:

USF was recognized as a top performer in the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index as an institution of higher education dedicated to energy reduction and the development and use of clean and renewable energy sources.


Which of the following impact areas does the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Energy

Website URL where more information about the accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:
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Name of a second highlighted sustainability program/initiative/accomplishment:
Princeton Review’s Guide to 413 Green Colleges

A brief description of the second program/initiative/accomplishment:

USF is featured in Princeton Review’s Guide to 413 Green Colleges as an institution of higher education that demonstrates a strong commitment to sustainability in its academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation (2021).


Which impact areas does the second program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Curriculum

Website URL where more information about the second program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the second program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the second program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Name of a third highlighted program/initiative/accomplishment:
USF is First in Florida and Fifth Nationally, According to New Rankings Measuring a University’s Sustainable Impact

A brief description of the third program/initiative/accomplishment:

The University of South Florida makes a greater social and economic impact than nearly every other university in America, according to the inaugural 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings released this week. USF ranks as the top university in Florida, fifth best in the nation and 73rd among all universities worldwide. USF is one of only eight U.S. institutions in the top 100, and the only university in Florida.


Which impact areas does the third program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Diversity & Affordability

Website URL where more information about the third program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the third program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
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