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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
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STARS v2.0

Onondaga Community College
EN-13: Community Stakeholder Engagement

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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Has the institution adopted a framework for community stakeholder engagement in governance, strategy and operations?:
Yes

A brief description of the policies and procedures that ensure community stakeholder engagement is applied systematically and regularly across the institution’s activities:

Onondaga Community College engages community stakeholders in governance, strategy, and operations through a variety of ways including the volunteer Board of Trustees comprised of community members, the College's partnership with the Onondaga County Legislature, and dozens of advisory groups for academic departments with community member experts.


A brief description of how the institution identifies and engages community stakeholders, including any vulnerable or underrepresented groups:

Onondaga continually seeks to establish partnerships with relevant stakeholders in order to advance the College's mission and contribute to the community's well-being. The College engages employers, educational partners, non-profits, public agencies, and other categories of stakeholders.


List of identified community stakeholders:

Onondaga has many community stakeholders including local employers, schools, higher education institutions, non-profits, and public agencies. Examples of stakeholders identified for recent projects include Ephesus/Eaton lighting, Nectar Partners, Onondaga County, Onondaga County Department of Social Services and Children and Family Services; City of Syracuse; CNY Works; the local OneStop/Public Workforce; JOBSplus!; Syracuse City School District and the Community Schools Initiative at Fowler High School; SUNY Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center; SUNY ESF; SUNY Oswego; SUNY Upstate; ACCES-VR; AmeriCU Credit Union; Catholic Charities of Onondaga County; Contact Community Resources; Huntington Family Center; Legal Services of CNY; PEACE, Inc.; Salvation Army; St. Joseph’s Health; Syracuse Community Health Center; Allyn Foundation; CNY Community Foundation; and John Ben Snow Foundation.


A brief description of successful community stakeholder engagement outcomes from the previous three years:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s community stakeholder engagement framework and activities is available:
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