Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.15
Liaison Andrea Trimble
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Virginia
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.27 / 5.00 Andrea Trimble
Director - Office for Sustainability
Office for Sustainability
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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:

See attached document for course descriptions.

CJ 3660 - Leadership: Spirituality, Wellness and Vitality
CJ 3810 - Ethics in Law Enforcement
IT 3280 - Increasing Human Connectivity in a Post-Social Media Society
IT 3401 - Smart Cities Enabling Sustainability
ISBU 2310- Ethical Issues
ISBU 3772 - Global Leadership Fundamentals for All Industries
ISBU 3840 - International Business
ISBU 4071 - International Law and Organizations
ISHU 3043 - Women Writing for Change
ISHU 3193 - Writing About the Environment
ISHU 3457- Global Architecture
ISSS 3045- Science and Practice of Mindfulness
ISSS 4610: Economics of Climate Change
ISIN 4520- Writing for Your Life
PSLS 1010 - Leadership in Environmental Studies: Florida and Costa Rica
PSPA 5040- Ethics
PSSS 1020 - Issues in a Global Context: Focus on Introduction to English History
NCAR 100 - The Home Landscape
NCAR 101 - Trees of Central Virginia
NCAR 102 - Perennial Gardening
NCAR 104 - Historic Preservation: A Primer
NCAR 105 - Medicinal Herbs
NCAR 106 - The Kitchen Garden
NCAR 107 - The Mixed Border
NCAR 112 - Ecological Landscaping
NCAR 113 - Local Food for Thought
NCAR 115 - Planet to Plate: A Study in Slow Food
NCAR 116 - Preserving the Harvest
NCAR 117 - Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute
NCAR 118 - The Sustainable Landscape
NCBM 163 - Leading Change
NCEN 100 - Coal Combustion Residuals
NCEN 101 - Back to Basics: Systems Thinking for Practitioners
NCFA 141 - Advanced Landscape and Nature Photography
NCFA 151 - Creative Renewal: Exploring Art-Making as a Path to Wellness
NCLE 122 - Nature and Contemporary Environmental Writing
NCPD 130 - Confident City Cycling
NCPH 100 - Intro to Stars and Galaxies
NCPH 101 - Introduction to the Night Sky
NCPH 103 - The Earth: An Owner's Manual
NCPH 105 - Roadside Virginia
NCSS 113 - The Gathering Storm

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):

The Sustainable Business Certificate in UVA's McIntire School of Commerce is a program for continuing education students (working professionals, the general public, undergraduates, graduate students) business through the lens of social, environmental, and fiscal responsibility. The program is entirely online and lasts 13 weeks, with a curriculum that includes:

Energy and climate change
Water, oceans, and biodiversity
Forests, land, and food
The business case
Strategic sustainability and marketing sustainability
Finance and sustainability
Managing sustainability
Sustainable design
Life cycle assessment
Sustainable structures
Building sustainable communities


Website URL where information about the institution’s continuing education courses and programs in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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