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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
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Sean Vormwald
Director of Sustainability and Environmental Health and Safety
Office of Sustainability and Environmental Health and Safety
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign directed at students within the previous three years that has yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign directed at employees within the previous three years that has yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

The name of the campaign (1st campaign):
RecycleMania Outreach

A brief description of the campaign (1st campaign):

Onondaga participates annually in RecycleMania, a national recycling contest between colleges and universities. The College actively reaches out to students in order to raise awareness about recycling as part of this campaign.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (1st campaign):

Each year after implementing the outreach campaign the College's recycling rates have improved.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (1st campaign):
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The name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Go Green Print Initiative

A brief description of the campaign (2nd campaign):

Onondaga raised awareness about the sustainability impacts associated with printing, and encouraged students and employees to reduce paper consumption.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

Printing in the computer labs was reduced as a result of the initiative.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
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A brief description of other outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:

Onondaga also installed an energy dashboard in Ferrante Hall that shows real time energy consumption for the building in order to encourage energy conservation behaviors among building occupants.


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