Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 28.79
Liaison William Ghrist
Submission Date May 23, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Washtenaw Community College
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 3.00 Bill Ghrist
Manager of Energy and System Integration
Energy Services
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Growing Hope

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
No

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus?:
The partnership supports at least one, but not all three, dimensions of sustainability

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

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:

Growing Hope offers several programs to the kids at Parkridge. They teach the kids how to grow and cook food. They have a little garden where they grow food with the kids at Parkridge.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Huron River Watershed Council porous paving project

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Short-term project or event

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
The partnership supports at least one, but not all three, dimensions of sustainability

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):
Not Sure

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):

WCC is one of the organizations partnering with HRWC to help the Swift Run creekshed, specifically working on a porous paving concept at the entrance to the Student Center.
No details on this project publicly available, but the overall project is at:
https://www.hrwc.org/what-we-do/programs/green-infrastructure/swiftrun/


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:

Local environmental organizations including Huron River Watershed Council and the Ann Arbor Ecology Center and the Local Food Summit have held events and annual meetings at WCC. Some of these events are given discounted rates for room rental and campus food services have worked with the organizations to provide locally sourced food.


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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