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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 52.49
Liaison Alexi Lamm
Submission Date Nov. 1, 2016
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STARS v2.1

Utah State University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 5.00 Roslynn Brain
Assistant Professor, Sustainable Communities Extension Specialist
Environment and Society Department
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
0

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
0

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
0

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

Continuing Education courses do include sustainability, including courses on range land and agricultural sustainability as well as methods for maintaining water quality and conserving water. However, ongoing education classes that are not for academic credit are loosely tracked. Therefore, identifying sustainability courses as a percentage of the total is not possible.


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

Utah Farm-Chef-Fork is a USDA Specialty Crop funded program, that is a collaboration between the USDA, Utah State University Extension Sustainability, and Slow Food Utah. The goal is to enhance community vitality and reduce food miles by connecting Utah producers and restaurants. Participants in Utah Farm-Chef-Fork farmer or chef/owner training learn benefits of locally sourced food as well as ways to overcome common barriers with sourcing locally. They also develop a local-sourcing game plan and receive an Utah State University accredited Utah Farm-Chef-Fork certification.


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.