Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.33
Liaison Brad Spanbauer
Submission Date Jan. 29, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Brian Kermath
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Environmental Studies Program and the City of Oshosh Planning Services Division and the City of Oshkosh Sustainability Advisory Board (SAB)
+ Date Revised: Aug. 1, 2019

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes
+ Date Revised: Aug. 1, 2019

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing
+ Date Revised: Aug. 1, 2019

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus?:
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health
+ Date Revised: Aug. 1, 2019

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes
+ Date Revised: Aug. 1, 2019

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above:

For their capstone course, Env Studies majors have worked with the SAB and Planning Services Division to propose specific projects and ordinances that advance the city's sustainability goals and its commitment to the Green Tier Legacy charter. Students research the issues at hand, and provide a written report to the SAB and a formal presentation to the Mayor, SAB, and Common Council members. Subjects have included shoreland restoration, vehicle idling, green infrastructure, terrace tree preservation, energy conservation, and more.

+ Date Revised: Aug. 1, 2019

Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
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Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
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Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (2nd partnership) (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
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A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (2nd partnership):
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
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Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (3rd partnership):
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Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (3rd partnership) (Yes, No, or Unknown):
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A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (3rd partnership):
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A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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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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