|Submission Date||Aug. 2, 2011|
Director of Marketing and Public Affairs
Marketing and Public Affairs
Yes, the Green Central Website provides additional information to students regarding sustainability resources in the state and nation and shows the award winning Cool Campus Video highlighting the green campus elements and sustainability programs offered on campus.
The Sustainable Technology Building, campus library and Siler City Campus building all feature signage describing green building, energy efficiency, landscape design and water conservation elements.
The Natural Chef Café Menu’s feature information on locally grown food on each menu. All program information describing the Natural Chef programs includes information about local sustainable food systems.
Signage inside and outside of campus describes native plants, water conservation and pollinator gardens.
CCCC’s Green Central Web page features an interactive campus tour map. The map includes pictures of green features that provide educational information about dozens of green elements on campus. Solar PV, Solar Thermal, rainwater catchment, sustainable farming, biofuels production, passive solar design and pollinator gardens are some of the featured elements.
Green Program Brochures- The unique Green Programs brochure features enriching information about each continuing education and curriculum program and coinciding sustainability elements in each program, offering a deeper understanding of sustainability studies in general.
Sustainable Speaker Series- The Sustainable Speakers Series brings local and national speakers to the college to address issues impacting community sustainability issues. Each speaker series is tied to a feature article in local media outlets introducing the sustainability concepts covered by the speaker and the college’s larger role in sustainability education.
Annual Report- Each annual report published for the College Foundation features an element of sustainability programming and outreach conducted at the college. ,000 copies of the report are printed annually and distributed both on line and distributed to students, faculty and staff.
Recruiting Displays- CCCC has developed large panel display boards used in recruiting events. These displays travel far and wide to spread the sustainability message to local business and industry and school recruiting events, trade shows and community events.
Green Program Rack Cards – The rack card is a double-sided outreach tool that provides detailed information on each green program. These cards are displayed at all college locations and used extensively at recruiting and community events.
College Magazine – The college magazine, “Education that Works,” includes information about curriculum and continuing education sustainable programs. A description accompanies each program, and contact information is provided. A quantity of 10,000 magazines were printed and distributed to students, college faculty and staff, and community members.
News Articles – The college distributes news articles related to sustainability on a regular basis to local and statewide media contacts. Examples of articles include: green series about the college and its programs, green building features, and upcoming sustainable offerings.
CCCC sponsors the Celebrate Green Central Trade Show and Home Tour each October. A web site is created annually describing elements to local green built homes and renewable energy applications on the homes. Additionally the trade show is featured on the web site linking on-line visitors to numerous local vendors supplying renewable energy, green building and energy efficiency servives. The web site is updated annually and taken off line between November and September.
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staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.