Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.66
Liaison Marian Brown
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2016
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Wells College
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Marian Brown
Center for Sustainability and the Environment
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

The director of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment serves on the steering committee and leads communication efforts for the New York Coalition of Sustainability in Higher Education (NYCSHE). The director of the Center was invited to deliver two presentations at the 2015 annual conference of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in Minneapolis. Those two presentations were: The Seed of a Great Idea and Wandering out of the [Food] Desert. Wells also supported two students to attend and present at that same conference: they presented a poster titled "Lights Out", detailing a class project in their Psychology of Environmental Sustainability class. In Fall 2014, Wells supported the participation in and presentation by professor Milene Morfei, who is a co-author of the resource titled "Teaching Sustainability".

The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

New York Coalition of Sustainability in Higher Education (NYCSHE)
New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling (NYSAR3)
College and University Recycling Council (CURC)
Greening USA - Education committee
Greenschools Listserve

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

All campus presentations and events are advertised widely to the higher ed sustainability community through the NYCSHE calendar and listserve and GreeningUSA e-newsletter.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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