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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Stephenie Presseller
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Moraine Valley Community College
IN-2: Innovation 2

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Stephenie Presseller
Sustainability Manager
Sustainability
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A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

MVCC is one of 12 community colleges chosen to be fully funded by the Illinois Green Economy Network, a state-wide sustainability partnership of all 48 community colleges, and hence employing a full-time sustainability manager to liaise between the Network and the College as well as create and staff a Center for Sustainability, a resource to the campus and community at large. The Center is responsible for managing MVCC’s STARS application, the Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact, coordinating the College’s Green Team, managing relationships with community members including developing a Mayoral Sustainability Taskforce, representing the College on village and city Green Teams, supporting the faculty Greening Your Curriculum programs, advising on operations policy, communicating the College’s commitments to sustainability and engaging the student body, staff and faculty in sustainability initiatives and awareness on campus.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available:

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.