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
IN-4: Innovation 4

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Laura Lauffer
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainable Technologies
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Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
The Renewable Technologies Huskins Program

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

This program is designed to offer Chatham County High School Junior and Senior students an opportunity to earn 9 semester credits in Sustainable Technologies. Students will combine course work with on campus renewable energy and green building demonstrations housed in the Sustainable Technologies Training Center. Course work covers the foundations of the renewable energy field and the framework for sustainability that cover social, economic, scientific and regulatory elements. Students will take classes in LEED certified classrooms and labs in the Sustainable Technologies Building, offering hands on experiences in renewable energy, biodiesel production, and green building.


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):
Yes or No
Curriculum Yes
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Campus Engagement Yes
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Coordination, Planning & Governance Yes
Diversity & Affordability 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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