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Revisiting Service Learning Through Food Equity, One Outcome from the Chemeketa - Marion Polk Food Share Youth Partnership

  • Chemeketa Community College (OR)

Chemeketa Student Retention and College Life (SRCL) periodically offers free leadership courses to students. Chemeketa’s dreams of a student farm for the Agricultural Sciences program are still a few ...

  • Posted 4 months ago
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Hungry and Homeless in College: Results From a National Study of Basic Needs Insecurity in Higher Education Membership Required

Food and housing insecurity among the nation’s community college students threatens their health and wellbeing, along with their academic achievements. Addressing these basic needs is critical to ensuring that ...

  • Posted 6 months ago
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The Green Workforce: A Community College Perspective Membership Required

  • Community College of Baltimore County (MD)
  • American Association of Community Colleges (DC)

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), through its Sustainability Education and Economic Development (SEED) Center, aims to advance sustainability and clean technology education programs at community colleges by sharing ...

  • Posted 10 months, 1 week ago
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The Campus as a Living Laboratory: Using the Built Environment to Revitalize College Education Membership Required

  • American Association of Community Colleges (DC)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (DC)

As community colleges redesign and retrofit campuses in greener ways, many forward-thinking institutions are using these projects as hands-on learning opportunities for students. These so-called “living laboratories” merge academics and ...

  • Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
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A Guide to Climate Resiliency & The Community College Membership Required

  • American Association of Community Colleges (DC)

Too many municipalities are crafting climate adaption and resiliency plans without community colleges as partners. Yet, community colleges are positioned to be powerful partners in implementing a holistic local response ...

  • Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
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Community College Networking Session Membership Required

  • Johnson County Community College (KS)
  • AASHE (PA)

Meet and network with sustainability leaders from community colleges. We'll discuss the unique challenges and opportunities faced by community colleges working to advance sustainability.

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Moving Beyond the Generic at Community Colleges: 100 and 200-Level Sustainability Education Courses, e-Badges and Co-Curricular Learning Membership Required

  • Central Community College (NE)

An environmentally sustainable future requires more than sustainability professionals working in sustainability-focused positions. Needed are employees across businesses and organizations capable of implementing, communicating, applying and maintaining environmentally sustainable practices ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Integrating Environmental Sustainability Across the Community College Curriculum: Courses, Co-Curricular Learning and Badges Membership Required

  • Central Community College (NE)

An environmentally sustainable future requires more than sustainability professionals working in sustainability-focused positions. Needed are employees across businesses and organizations capable of implementing, communicating, applying and maintaining sustainable practices within ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Blending Sociology and Environmental Science at a Community College Membership Required

  • Highline Community College (WA)

We developed and co-taught a coordinated study class combining Sociology 101 and Environmental Science 101 at Highline Community College. In this class, we explored the foundations and intricacies of the ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Plan-Do-Check-Act: A Community College Sustainability Plan Rollout Membership Required

  • San Mateo County Community College District Office (CA)
  • Skyline College (CA)

In 2013, the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD: College of San Mateo, Skyline College, and Canada College), just south of San Francisco, completed and made public a sustainability ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Developing a Campus Living Lab: Community College and University Solutions Membership Required

  • American Association of Community Colleges (DC)
  • California State University, Chancellor's Office (CA)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (NM)
  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)
  • Portland State University (OR)

As community colleges and universities redesign and retrofit their campuses in more sustainable ways, institutions should use these projects as experiential learning opportunities for students and research opportunities for faculty ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Aha- Yes We Can! Engaging Diverse Student Groups at Community Colleges Membership Required

  • Moraine Valley Community College (IL)

Aha- Yes We Can! Engaging Diverse Student Groups at Community Colleges Practiced and Proven. It is widely understood that engaging students in sustainability within a community college is incredibly and ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Community Colleges Updates and Networking Luncheon Membership Required

  • Oakland Community College (MI)

The American Association of Community College is hosting this session for an update of resources now available from its Sustainability Education and Economic Development Initiative (www.theSeedCenter.org), including its ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Sustainable Planning, Development and Implementation at a Multi-Campus Community College Membership Required

  • Cuyahoga Community College (OH)

This presentation will cover a case study about planning, implementing and operating a LEED Gold Academic Facility. The presentation will follow how from the initial concept of the development of ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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How to Start a Renewable Energy Project at the Community College – Trustees Are Your Best Friends Membership Required

  • Austin Community College (TX)

It is no secret, renewable energy project is expensive. Return on

investment may be too long to attract any budget minded decision makers at your college, especially in our tough ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Assessing Sustainability Learning Outcomes at Two Community Colleges Membership Required

  • Delta College (MI)

Assessing sustainability and general education outcomes is a tough nut to crack. Follow two community college academic professionals along their journey to discover an efficient and effective assessment tool. Both ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Students Making a Difference at a Community College: One year after our first AASHE Conference Membership Required

  • College of Lake County (IL)

In 2011, four community college student leaders were sponsored to attend their first AASHE conference. For many of them, this was their first exposure to their college's sustainability efforts ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Green Funds at Community Colleges: Unique Approaches to Engaging Students Membership Required

  • College of Lake County (IL)
  • Johnson County Community College (KS)

Connecting students to a community college's sustainability efforts presents distinct challenges. Community colleges strive for a standard of quality education that is affordable and accessible to all types of ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Community College Reception Membership Required

  • American Association of Community Colleges (DC)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (DC)
  • AASHE (PA)

Celebrate the work that community colleges have done to transform their campuses and communities, and enjoy a drink with your colleagues during this community college networking reception. The Center for ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Importance of Cohesion between Administration and Governance Entities to Promote Sustainable Initiatives at a Community College. Membership Required

  • College of Lake County (IL)

When students and faculty embark on a journey to achieve sustainable excellence on their campuses. Their journey tends to be comprised of hurdles and challenges that require them to push ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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3rd Annual Community College Meet-Up: The Green Genome Project Membership Required

  • Oakland Community College (MI)

Join us for a lively discussion of the challenges and success of the 2-year college within the higher education sustainability movement. AACC's SEED Center will highlight its Green Genome ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Connecting the Community College to the Community: Collaboratives for Green Transportation Membership Required

  • Delta College (MI)

For most commuter campuses, the carbon emitted via transportation translates into significant emissions. Commuter campuses whose faculty, staff, and students overwhelmingly rely on the automobile for their primary means of ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Net-Zero Study on a Community College Membership Required

  • University of Dayton (OH)

During the 1960's and early 1970's, on average, of one community colleges was opened every week (Breneman & Nelson). Therefore, colleges in the same regions are likely to ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Community Colleges, National Resources and You Membership Required

  • American Association of Community Colleges (DC)

Community colleges are taking the lead in creating a workforce necessary to build a robust green and sustainable economy. Learn about some of the challenges two-year colleges are facing and ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Advancing the Green Work Force through Community College Networks Membership Required

  • Haywood Community College (NC)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (IL)
  • National Wildlife Federation (VA)
  • Jobs for the Future (MA)

As communities and the nation move toward sustainability and economic recovery, they will call upon community colleges to make significant and profound adjustments to prepare students for the new clean ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Community Colleges - National Initiatives and Resources for You Membership Required

  • Lane Community College (OR)
  • Oakland Community College (MI)
  • American Association of Community Colleges (DC)

Community Colleges educate adults of all ages and backgrounds and are at the center of workforce development for a green and sustainable economy. The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Sustainability's Petri-Dish: Community Colleges as Incubators for the Sustainability Curricula Membership Required

  • North Seattle College (WA)
  • Evergreen State College, The (WA)

The advancement of sustainability curricula at the community college is obviously important due to the diverse and large student population that these institutions serve. In addition, community colleges provide a ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Institutionalizing sustainability in community colleges: role of the college president Membership Required

  • Spokane Community College (WA)

The purpose of this completed doctoral research study was to describe and improve understanding of the meaning of institutionalized sustainability and the role that a college president plays in institutionalizing ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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The Illinois Community College Sustainability Network Membership Required

  • Kankakee Community College (IL)

The estimated 9.6 million Illinois residents over the age of 18 will directly benefit from an organized effort led by community colleges to learn about, and be encouraged to ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Sustainable Agriculture on a Community College Campus Membership Required

  • College of DuPage (IL)

This presentation discusses work at a community college in Chicago's western suburbs, where we combine the interdisciplinary (English and Biology) academic study of food and agriculture with hands-on experience ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Building Sustainable Local and World Community: Vision for the 21st Century Community College Membership Required

  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (IA)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (MI)
  • Richland College - DCCCD (TX)

Recognizing the evolution of the junior college in the latter half of the 20th Century, the Commission on the Future of Community Colleges proposed in their 1988 publication, Building Communities ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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The Sustainable Community College: Internal and External Paths We Have Followed Membership Required

  • Grand Rapids Community College (MI)

A presentation, by the Associate Provost and Director of Sustainability at Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), will examine how GRCC have come to integrate sustainability into the principles and practices ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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The Greening of a Community College Membership Required

  • Harford Community College (MD)

Harford Community College has been a leader of the nation's campus sustainability initiatives since 2001. This poster presentation will share how the college has institutionalized sustainability practices into all ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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North American Wind Research and Training Center Membership Required

  • Mesalands Community College (NM)

Wind Energy is one of the fastest growing industries worldwide. The North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College is training well-qualified technicians to help meet the ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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STARS Facts: Strengths and Challenges for Two Year Institutions Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Gearing up for the launch of STARS 2.0 in 2013, the STARS team is developing and refining ideas for STARS that will raise the bar for advancing sustainability in ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Education for Sustainability in Career and Technical Education: A Multiple Case Study of Innovative Community College Programs Membership Required

  • University of Idaho (ID)

Research indicates we are faced with environmental, social, and economic challenges and higher education is being called upon to provide education for a sustainable future. The literature surrounding Education for ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Institutionalizing Sustainability in Community Colleges: The Role of the College President Membership Required

  • Spokane Community College (WA)

The purpose of this completed doctoral research study was to describe and improve understanding of the meaning of institutionalized sustainability and the role that a college president plays in institutionalizing ...

  • Posted 7 years, 2 months ago
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