|Submission Date||April 4, 2016|
|1.25 / 2.00||
Director of Sustainability and Environmental Health and Safety
Office of Sustainability and Environmental Health and Safety
|Yes or No|
|Active student groups focused on sustainability||Yes|
|Gardens, farms, community supported agriculture (CSA) or fishery programs, or urban agriculture projects where students are able to gain experience in organic agriculture and sustainable food systems||Yes|
|Student-run enterprises that include sustainability as part of their mission statements or stated purposes||No|
|Sustainable investment funds, green revolving funds or sustainable microfinance initiatives through which students can develop socially, environmentally and fiscally responsible investment and financial skills||No|
|Conferences, speaker series, symposia or similar events related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience||Yes|
|Cultural arts events, installations or performances related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience||No|
|Wilderness or outdoors programs that follow Leave No Trace principles||Yes|
|Sustainability-related themes chosen for themed semesters, years, or first-year experiences||No|
|Programs through which students can learn sustainable life skills||No|
|Sustainability-focused student employment opportunities offered by the institution||No|
|Graduation pledges through which students pledge to consider social and environmental responsibility in future job and other decisions||No|
|Other co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives||Yes|
The Whole Earth Club is a student group focused on sustainability issues. The club hosts educational events throughout the year in order to raise awareness about sustainability-related topics.
Onondaga has a fruit tree orchard, a strawberry garden, and three vegetable gardens that provide learning opportunities for students related to sustainable agriculture practices.
Onondaga hosts various educational events associated with Earth Day and Campus Sustainability Day in order to raise awareness among students.
The Geology Club regularly organizes field trips that involve hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities, including leave no trace principles.
Onondaga had a Green Learning Community in Fall 2014 where a group of students in the residence halls participated in sustainability related programming throughout the year.
The Green Learning Community in Fall 2014 taught students about how to incorporate sustainable living practices into their lifestyles.
Onondaga regularly organizes student co-curricular sustainability programs such as sustainable design charettes with the architecture program.
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.