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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 Bronze
Overall Score 34.87
Liaison DeLayne Miller
Submission Date June 30, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Tennessee Technological University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 DeLayne Miller
Sustainability Manager
Facilities:Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
8

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
3

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
37.50

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Tennessee Tech offers three continuing education courses that address sustainability.
The courses include: Steam System, Pumping, and Compressed Air. The three courses fall under the category of Building Energy Systems.
These courses train students in ways to make these systems more energy efficient thus reducing energy costs for their employers.

Here is a link to the list of extended programs, please look at the list for the courses mentioned above: https://www.tntech.edu/is/eprd/


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

TTU's Extended Programs and Regional Development Department occasionally offers certificate programs in sustainability, but not on a regular basis.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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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.