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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 51.95
Liaison Erin Stanforth
Submission Date July 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Virginia Commonwealth University
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.98 / 5.00 Parker Long
Sustainability Reporting and Outreach Coordinator
Facilities Management - Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
4

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
122

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

ADMS 622.C90 UNDERSTANDING DIVERSITY AND LEADING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE
ADMS 628.C90 CULTURAL INHERITANCE OF SCHOOLS
HPEX 291.C91 SPECIAL TOPIC: URBAN CYCLING
TEDU 575.C91 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION


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:

The VCU School of Business Foundation – Center for Corporate Education Certificate in Sustainability Program (CSP) – 2010 will give participants a real understanding of sustainability as a significant force in business success in the 21st century. The program will provide a practical, broad-based view of what sustainability is, what being sustainable means and what the macro issues are, followed by an examination of how the issues will impact business, what challenges they present and what opportunities they create. The program will include an exploration of organizations that are changing to meet both the challenges and opportunities that arise. Participants will work on conceptualizing approaches that can benefit their businesses.


Year the certificate program was created:
2,010

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

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.