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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 Silver
Overall Score 48.14
Liaison Sean Vormwald
Submission Date April 4, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Onondaga Community College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Sean Vormwald
Director of Sustainability and Environmental Health and Safety
Office of Sustainability and Environmental Health and Safety
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Does the institution have an ongoing incentives program or programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years:

Onondaga offers incentive grants and sabbatical release time to assist faculty with developing sustainability-related curriculum. Faculty members have received President's Incentive Grants to work on sustainability-related projects, and have been granted sabbatical leave to develop sustainability-related courses.


A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:

The President's Incentive Grant program offers funding for faculty development. Faculty have used this program to fund sustainability-related projects on campus. Release time and sabbaticals have also been granted to faculty to allow them to develop sustainability-related curriculum. Additionally, Onondaga offered a series of sustainability curriculum mini-grants for faculty that resulted in the development of several new sustainability related courses and sustainability units within existing courses.


The website URL where information about the incentive program(s) is available:
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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.