Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.64
Liaison Casey Meehan
Submission Date Dec. 22, 2020

STARS v2.2

Western Technical College
PRE-2: Points of Distinction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Casey Meehan
Director of Sustainability and Resilience
Sustainability
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Name of the institution’s featured sustainability program, initiative, or accomplishment:
Driftless Region Sustainability in Education Project

A brief description of the institution’s featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:

In 2019 Western became an AASHE recognized Center for Sustainability Across the Curriculum.


Which of the following impact areas does the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Curriculum

Website URL where more information about the accomplishment may be found:
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STARS credit in which the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
Innovation

A photograph or document associated with the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:
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Name of a second highlighted sustainability program/initiative/accomplishment:
Leader College status - Achieving the Dream

A brief description of the second program/initiative/accomplishment:

In 2018 Western became a Leader College in the Achieving the Dream network of community colleges. Achieving the Dream is a national, nonprofit organization that champions evidence-based institutional improvement. Colleges in this network place front and center efforts to ensure that their students, especially low-income students and students of color, successfully complete their academic aspirations.


Which impact areas does the second program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Diversity & Affordability

Website URL where more information about the second program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the second program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
Innovation

A photograph or document associated with the second program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Name of a third highlighted program/initiative/accomplishment:
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A brief description of the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Which impact areas does the third program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
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Website URL where more information about the third program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
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STARS credit in which the third program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
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