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

Pace University
ER-T2-8: Themed Semester or Year

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Sue Maxam
University Director for Student Success
Office for Student Success
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Has the institution chosen a sustainability-related theme for its themed semester, year, or first-year experience during the past three years?:
Yes

A brief description of the themed semester, year, or first-year experience:

In the 2009-2010 academic year, our theme for the entire freshman and transfer student class was sustainability. We had a common reading, Unbowed, by world renowned and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr. Wangari Maathai, which all these students read. The sustainability themes were woven into first year classes (esp. freshman seminar and English) and there were a variety of related curricular and co-curricular programs throughout the year. Additionally, our Convocation theme was sustainability.


The sustainability-related book that was chosen, if applicable:
Unbowed, by Wangari Maathai

The website URL where information about the theme is available:

Full details about what we had done with the theme and book for the 2009-2010 academic year has been replaced with current year content, the information was up on our website the entire year we had this as our theme in 2009-10.

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