Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.08
Liaison Andrew McMahan
Submission Date June 24, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Central Carolina Community College
IN-3: Innovation 3

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Laura Lauffer
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainable Technologies
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Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Climate Change Adaptation Conference

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

This conference is uniquely innovative as it draws attention to specific issues within sustainable living. From herb and vegetable gardening to fruit and nut production, homesteading and permaculture, its focus is adaptation and resiliency. Local, and multi regional farmers, students and community members converge to share information and spread awareness about changes in our environment, ecology and spirituality, local economy, renewable resource harnessing, and sustainability issues in politics and government. CCCC hosts in collaboration with Abundance NC, a local, community building, non profit organization with a mission to support all that is good and sustainable.


A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):
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A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of five):
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Campus Engagement Yes
Public Engagement Yes
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Dining Services Yes
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Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available:
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