Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 63.21
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date June 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
5.00 / 5.00 Angie Whitaker
Program Manager
Continuing Education
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Total number of continuing education courses offered:
4

Number of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
1

Percentage of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
25

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:

Youth Leadership Congress
Date 7/24/19 – 7/26/19
Three days of activities focused on developing leadership potential and understanding cooperative business principles, sponsored by the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association. Participants from across Wisconsin to develop their leadership skills while learning the purpose, operation, and scope of cooperative businesses. The International Co-Operative Alliance defines a cooperative, or co-op, as “an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically controlled enterprise.”
SDGs Included: 7, 8, 9, 11, 16


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
Three

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-focused certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s):

Title: Environmental Sustainability Certificate
Description: Coursework in this certificate focuses on the environmental science behind sustainability. Learn about the interrelationship between human behavior and the environment, energy systems and emerging technologies, and how to apply this knowledge in the workplace. This undergraduate certificate is comprised of four three-credit courses and may be applied toward the Sustainable Management bachelor’s degree.

Title: Sustainable Enterprise Certificate
Description: Coursework in this certificate introduces business concepts necessary to strengthen an organization’s ability to implement sustainability initiatives. Learn about triple bottom line accounting, economics, human behavior in the organization, and how technology can support sustainability. This undergraduate certificate is comprised of four three-credit courses and may be applied toward the Sustainable Management bachelor’s degree.


Website URL where information about the institution’s continuing education courses and programs in sustainability is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Figures in part 1 cover 3 years. Courses offered multiple times are counted as a single course though. Some of the courses, including the Youth Leadership Congress which is sustainability-inclusive, were offered multiple times such as annually. Because the curriculum is the same though, we only counted each course once.

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