Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.76
Liaison Brad Spanbauer
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Brad Spanbauer
Campus Sustainability Officer
Campus Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

Sustainability Institute Facebook and Instagram accounts for events, research, campus/community related news: @uwosirt

Campus Sustainability Office (UW Oshkosh Sustainability) Facebook and Instagram accounts for campus and community initiatives, events, news, "how-to" educational videos: @UWOsustainability, @sustainuwo
https://www.facebook.com/UWOsustainability
https://www.facebook.com/uwosirt

Student Green Fund Instagram account for outreach, student research, project highlights: @uwogreenfund

Proposal, ideas, and development for a sustainability newsletter have started within the past year with potential to be created with student intern leads.


Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

To reduce paper consumption, a screen was added to the Sage Hall (LEED Gold) lobby which is the showcase building for sustainability tours and scrolls through and displays sustainable building features, upcoming sustainability events, and other facts and figures about sustainability at UWO. All buildings that are LEED certified have plagues displaying their level of certification in the lobbies.


Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

The Office of Sustainability has developed a general sustainability walking tour map and a map specific to renewable energy facilities. The format is a tri-fold brochure with campus map and descriptive text. A script is developed for tour guides, usually facilities staff and students.


Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

The Green Living Guide was developed by the Campus Sustainability Office and Residence Life to support sustainability in Res Halls and to reduce waste at move-in and move-out. It covers energy efficiency, water efficiency, health, purchasing, transportation, and civic engagement.
https://uwosh.edu/housing/services-and-programs/sustainability/green-guide-campus-living/


A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:

The Sustainability Office produced a display for use at campus events that includes a poster of highlights, and a brochure reflecting the main points of the current poster. Additional display materials are added depending on the audience.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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