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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.

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Liaison William Batina
Submission Date Aug. 19, 2011
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STARS v1.1

Pace University
ER-T2-4: Themed Housing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Sue Maxam
University Director for Student Success
Office for Student Success
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Does the institution have sustainability-themed housing (residential floor or hall, or theme house) where residents learn about sustainability together and to which residents must apply?:
Yes

A brief description of the themed housing:

Pace University’s New York City campus offers first year students the opportunity to live on one of six theme floors – one of them environmentally focused. Theme floors work to blend the residential and academic experience on campus. Students are exposed to educational events that contain a clear connection between their lives and their chosen theme. Students on these floors will interact closely with both Pace University faculty members and New York City professionals.

GREEN ADVENTURES FLOOR: Think. Live. Grow.
We are an eco-friendly community that aims to educate residents about our effect on the environment, while also allowing them to experience, give back to, and appreciate nature.

Sample Monthly Topics:
Natural Cycles, Environmental Justice, Rainforest Deforestation, Restoration Ecology, Recycling & Pollution
Drinking Water Access, Laws, Politics
Carbon Footprint, Sustainability, Biodiversity
Local Organic Fair Trade Movement

Events and Trips:
Horseback Riding, Botanical Gardens
Kayaking on the Hudson River, Aquarium
Union Square Farmers Market ,Hiking
Indoor Rock Climbing


The website URL where information about the themed housing is available:

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