Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.39
Liaison Holli Fajack
Submission Date July 6, 2017
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STARS v2.1

California State University, Long Beach
IN-26: Innovation C

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Holli Fajack
Sustainability Coordinator
Physical Planning and Facilities Management
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Multi-disciplinary Sustainability Project Showcase

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

For seven years, the university has hosted the Student Sustainability Project Showcase. This annual event displays projects created by hundreds of students from disciplines all across the university including:

Interior Design
Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Business Administration
Hospitality Management
Fashion Design
Recreation and Leisure Studies
Food Science
Public Policy
Political Science
Environmental Science & Policy
Computer Engineering
Game Design
Computer Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Marine Biology
International Studies
American Indian Studies

The projects are evaluated by a team of judges that include university staff, faculty, and students as well as members of the community. We believe this is an innovative practice because the showcase exhibits all types of projects from any and all disciplines, allowing participants and audience members to understand the ways in which sustainability is relevant to all fields and touches issues of the environment as well as economic, social and cultural issues.

Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Campus Engagement
Public Engagement

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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