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Karen hynick2015 masccc

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Presentation at the 5th Massachusetts Sustainable Communities and 4th Sustainable Campuses Conference

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Karen hynick2015 masccc

  1. 1. Growing  Sustainability     Across  the  Curriculum  
  2. 2. Historical  Context   ü   2007  NSCC  is  the  100th  ACUPCC  Climate   Commitment  Signature   ü 2009  Facili<es  ini<ates  several  green  projects   ü Green  team  formed  to  help  be  outreach  on          strategic  plan  related  to  sustainability   ü 2012  Zero  Net  Energy  Building   ü LEED  Cer<fica<on-­‐  Gold    
  3. 3. Green  Curriculum  Project   ü Green  Team  plays  a  pivotal  role   ü 38  faculty  par<cipate   ü 20  courses  have  been  developed   ü 2  Green  Associate  Degrees  (credit-­‐bearing)          Environmental  Hor<culture          Environmental  Studies   ü Green  Building  Cer<ficate  (non-­‐credit)  
  4. 4. Sustainability  Across  the  Curriculum   •  ANT102  Cultural  Anthropology   •  BIO  101  Biology  1:  The  Basics  of  Life  (3   secIons)   •  BIO  102  Biology  2:  Diversity  of  Life     •  BIO130  Neotropical  Ecology     •  BIO  140  Marine  Biology   •  BIO144  Biology  2:  Wetlands  Ecology     •  CHE  103  General  Chemistry  1     •  CMP  101  ComposiIon  1  (2  sec<ons)   •  CMP104  ComposiIon  2:  IntroducIon   to  Literature     •  CMP  122:  ComposiIon  2  Children's   Literature   •  CMP  148  ComposiIon  2:  Literature   and  the  Environment   •  COM  011  College  WriIng  1     •  CPS122  OperaIng  Systems     •  ECE101  Child  Growth  and  Development     •  ECE110  FoundaIons  of  Early  Childhood   EducaIon   •  ECO  103  Principles  of  Macroeconomics     •  ECO  104  Principles  of  Microeconomics     •  EGS  101  IntroducIon  to  Engineering     •  EGS  206  Materials  Science     •  FSN  104  Technology  of  Food  Processing   •  GEO  108  Environmental  Science     •  GRA  102  Graphic  ProducIon     •  HIS  103  United  States  History  I     •  HIS  131  History  of  World  CivilizaIons  1     •  HIS  132  History  of  World  CivilizaIons  2     •  HIS  140  American  Environmental  History     •  HRT  110  Plant  and  Soil  Science     •  HRT  206  Landscape  Design     •  IDS  102D  Popular  Culture  in  the  U.S.      
  5. 5. Greening  the  Curriculum  cont.   •  IDS  106  Understanding  NutriIon     •  IDS  112  ArIsIc  Vision  (OL)     •  IDS  122  Music  and  Healing     •  IDS  128  Environmental  Law  and   Policy     •  IDS166  IntroducIon  to  Sustainable   Living     •  IDS  168  Exploring  the  Landscape  of   Sustainability   •  IDS  182  Organic  and  Sustainable   Food  ProducIon     •  IDS  939  Amusement  Parks  and  the   Mechanics  of  Leisure   •  LIT  214  Literature  of  the  American   Peoples  1:  American  Indian   Literature     •  LIT  216  Literature  of  the  American   People  2:  LaIn  American  Literature     •  MAT  143  IntroducIon  to  StaIsIcs     •  PHI106  IntroducIon  to  Philosophy   •  PHI  126  Environmental  Ethics     •  REL  102  Great  Religions  of  the  World   •  RSP126  Respiratory  Care   Pharmacology     •  SCI  101  Integrated  Science  1     •  SCI  102  Integrated  Science  2     •  SOC106  IntroducIon  to  Sociology  (2   sec<ons)   •  SOC  126  Race,  Gender,  and  Class     •  SPE  102  Speech    
  6. 6. Lessons  Learned   •  College  wide  buy-­‐in  requires  many  champions   •  Leadership  commitment   •  Ins<tu<onal  values   •  Resources  and  incen<ves   •  Dedicated  staff  devoted  to  sustainability   efforts  

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