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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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Moraine Valley Community College
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Stephenie Presseller
Sustainability Manager
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

The Green Team is advisory as well as supportive of sustainability activities on campus; their main function is outreach and awareness.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Staff, students and faculty - over 30 team members

The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability office?:

A brief description of the sustainability office:

Moraine Valley CC Center for Sustainability, created by the college in partnership with the Il Green Economy Network, through funding from the Dept of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

The number of people employed in the sustainability office:

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Stephenie Presseller

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Sustainability Manager

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

In an effort to shape the college culture to embrace sustainability, she leads professional development opportunities for staff and faculty; directs initiatives to engage students; coordinates the campus Green Team; oversees the campus community garden involving 30 plus volunteers; and assists the efforts of the faculty release position, Coordinator for Sustainability Teaching and Learning, focused on greening curriculum. Stephenie also manages the Center for Sustainability, a project supported in part by the Illinois Green Economy Network. The Center will continue to support efforts listed above as well as encourage and support further greening of the campus, community outreach and green jobs training. She also sits on several committees within the Chicago-metro south suburban community and state-wide representing the College.

The website URL where information about the sustainability coordinator is available:

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