Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Andrew McMahan
Submission Date June 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Central Carolina Community College
EN-3: Student Life

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Laura Lauffer
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainable Technologies
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Does the institution have one or more co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives that fall into the following categories?:
Yes or No
Active student groups focused on sustainability Yes
Gardens, farms, community supported agriculture (CSA) or fishery programs, or urban agriculture projects where students are able to gain experience in organic agriculture and sustainable food systems Yes
Student-run enterprises that include sustainability as part of their mission statements or stated purposes Yes
Sustainable investment funds, green revolving funds or sustainable microfinance initiatives through which students can develop socially, environmentally and fiscally responsible investment and financial skills No
Conferences, speaker series, symposia or similar events related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience Yes
Cultural arts events, installations or performances related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience No
Wilderness or outdoors programs that follow Leave No Trace principles No
Sustainability-related themes chosen for themed semesters, years, or first-year experiences No
Programs through which students can learn sustainable life skills Yes
Sustainability-focused student employment opportunities offered by the institution Yes
Graduation pledges through which students pledge to consider social and environmental responsibility in future job and other decisions No
Other co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives Yes

The name and a brief description of each student group focused on sustainability:

The purpose of the CCCC Students for Sustainability Club is to provide fellowship and learning opportunities for members, increasing sustainability awareness on our campuses and community. The group is student governed, there is a faculty advisor.


The website URL where information about student groups is available:
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A brief description of gardens, farms, community supported agriculture (CSA) or fishery programs, and urban agriculture projects where students are able to gain experience in organic agriculture and sustainable food systems:

A five-acre student farm at the Chatham Campus is an organically managed outdoor classroom for research, demonstration, and crop production. The site includes a greenhouse, as well as student-built farm structures including a pole barn, a packing shed and a masonry pizza oven.


The website URL where information about the organic agriculture and/or sustainable food systems projects and initiatives is available:
A brief description of student-run enterprises that include sustainability as part of their mission statements or stated purposes:

The Natural Chef Program students run a weekly cafe providing dinners and lunches for the dining public. Students learn restaurant and business management skills.


The website URL where information about the student-run enterprise(s) is available:
A brief description of the sustainable investment or finance initiatives:
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The website URL where information about the sustainable investment or finance initiatives is available:
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A brief description of conferences, speaker series, symposia or similar events related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience:

The Sustainable Speaker Series.


The website URL where information about the event(s) is available:
A brief description of cultural arts events, installations or performances related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience:
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The website URL where information about the cultural arts event(s) is available:
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A brief description of wilderness or outdoors programs for students that follow Leave No Trace principles:
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The website URL where information about the wilderness or outdoors program(s) is available:
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A brief description of sustainability-related themes chosen for themed semesters, years, or first-year experiences:
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The website URL where information about the theme is available:
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A brief description of program(s) through which students can learn sustainable life skills:

The practical training on the student organic farm. Students work for a csa share. This is not student governed but rather supervised by farm staff.


The website URL where information about the sustainable life skills program(s) is available:
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A brief description of sustainability-focused student employment opportunities:

Students work on the student organic farm, work study students participate in sustainability research, campus outreach.


The website URL where information about the student employment opportuntities is available:
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A brief description of graduation pledges through which students pledge to consider social and environmental responsibility in future job and other decisions:
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The website URL where information about the graduation pledge program is available:
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A brief description of other co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives:

Student activity day S4S collaborated with SGA to 'green-up" student activity day focusing on enhanced recycling and local food options.


The website URL where information about other co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives is available:
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