Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.55
Liaison Amy Brunvand
Submission Date April 5, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Utah
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.86 / 5.00 Myron Willson
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
3,047

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
87

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
2.86

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:
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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?:
No

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

Not counted, but related: The Certificate of Western Horticulture, established in Spring 2016, allows motivated home gardeners and those seeking entry level positions in the horticulture industry to expand their skills and understand the specific needs of Utah landscapes and gardens during all 4 seasons. Certificate enrollees will better understand design, how to successfully choose plants, and how to grow and maintain their home landscape. The diverse and seasonal curriculum will assist students in mastering gardening techniques best suited for Utah gardens through lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experiences specific to the climate and conditions found in the West. Enjoy learning from local experts, and sharing your experiences with other like-minded gardeners. - See more at: https://continue.utah.edu/lifelong/western-horticulture


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Total course numbers are from "Continuing Education & Community Engagement Annual Report, FY 2015."
URL: https://continue.utah.edu/dl/CECE-annual-report.pdf

Sustainability courses are identified from those labeled AOCE (Academic Outreach & Continuing Education) in the General Catalog Spring 2015, Summer 2015, Fall 2015
URL: https://www.utah.edu/students/catalog.php

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