Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.40
Liaison Jennifer Bodine
Submission Date April 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

Weber State University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Bonnie Christiansen
Academic Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Practices and Research Center
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
Second Nature

Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

The Utah Climate Action Network (State, including a higher education sub-group)
Ogden Civic Action Network (Local)

Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

The Intermountain Sustainability Summit: The Intermountain Sustainability Summit is an annual benchmark event where sustainability professionals from business, non-profits, government, and education come together, along with the next generation of leaders, to learn, share, network, and build momentum as we work to improve our communities, environment, and economy. Faculty and staff from Weber State have presented. In the last year, Hal Crimmel presented about Utah’s air quality issues, Jeremy Farner presented about zero net energy buildings and Weber State’s net positive homes, and jo Blake presented about conservation through the art lens.
URL to view here: https://www.weber.edu/issummit/archives/speakers/2021

Justin Owen presented at a panel discussion in September 2020 for the AASHE Webinar: ASHRAE Guidelines & Solutions for University Energy Programs Going Forward.
URL to view here: https://www.aashe.org/calendar/using-energy-data/

Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):

Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

We host, and serve on the Intermountain Sustainability Summit planning committee (Bonnie Christiansen, Alice Mulder, Mark Stevenson, Jenn Bodine, Isabel Hernadez-Martinez)
Bonnie Christiansen serves on the Ogden Natural Resources and Sustainability Stewardship Committee for Ogden City (2019 to present).
Jennifer Bodine, Cayden Quayle, and Kaila Lemons serve on the Utah Higher Ed Food Consortium.
Cayden Quayle and Kaila Lemons are also on the Ogden Civic Action Network Food Security Committee.

Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:

A brief description of the peer review activities:

Bonnie Christiansen, Jennifer Bodine, and Alice Mulder served as peer reviewers for the 2020 University of Utah STARS submission.

A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :

Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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