Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.37
Liaison Remian Santos
Submission Date July 7, 2021

STARS v2.2

DE LA SALLE LIPA
AC-8: Campus as a Living Laboratory

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Campus Engagement?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Campus Engagement:

Community-Based Action Project addressing Strategically-Themed learning Objectives through Networked Environments (CAPSTONE) Initiatives conceptualized and implemented to address real-world problems with real-world solutions.

Integrated School - Grade 12 - HUMSS Strand

Live Your Life Well Campaign (LYLWC) is a student-led campaign project to address the lack of awareness of the mental health of residents in the selected community. In addition, the group's project is to establish a positive social impact within the Barangay Darasa community in Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines. The program will be conducted through a seminar; professionals including a psychiatrist and a psychologist from the HealSpace Psychological Clinic will discuss a variety of topics on mental health where their expertise is useful to enhance residents' capacity and knowledge. Live Your Life Well Campaign (LYLWC) seeks to make residents understand that mental health is an integral and essential component of one’s health wherein community members will be able to have a wider and deeper understanding that mental health is vital in every aspect and that it is crucial to their overall health. The project aims to strengthen the treatment of mental health issues and help prevent further mental health collateral, especially there are cases of suicide in Bernardo Lirio Memorial National High School. Live Your Life Well Campaign (LYLWC) will be an intervention to reduce stigma in the community, school, workplace, and other settings. Through LYLWC, residents can be able to develop the level of their mental health literacy and awareness; community members will be aware of contemporary social issues such as mental health-related problems that are prevalent in the community.


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Public Engagement?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Public Engagement:

Community-Based Action Project addressing Strategically-Themed learning Objectives through Networked Environments (CAPSTONE) Initiatives conceptualized and implemented to address real-world problems with real-world solutions.

Integrated School - Grade 12 - HUMSS Strand

Live Your Life Well Campaign (LYLWC) is a student-led campaign project to address the lack of awareness of the mental health of residents in the selected community. In addition, the group's project is to establish a positive social impact within the Barangay Darasa community in Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines. The program will be conducted through a seminar; professionals including a psychiatrist and a psychologist from the HealSpace Psychological Clinic will discuss a variety of topics on mental health where their expertise is useful to enhance residents' capacity and knowledge. Live Your Life Well Campaign (LYLWC) seeks to make residents understand that mental health is an integral and essential component of one’s health wherein community members will be able to have a wider and deeper understanding that mental health is vital in every aspect and that it is crucial to their overall health. The project aims to strengthen the treatment of mental health issues and help prevent further mental health collateral, especially there are cases of suicide in Bernardo Lirio Memorial National High School. Live Your Life Well Campaign (LYLWC) will be an intervention to reduce stigma in the community, school, workplace, and other settings. Through LYLWC, residents can be able to develop the level of their mental health literacy and awareness; community members will be aware of contemporary social issues such as mental health-related problems that are prevalent in the community.


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Air & Climate?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Air & Climate:

Community-Based Action Project addressing Strategically-Themed learning Objectives through Networked Environments (CAPSTONE) Initiatives conceptualized and implemented to address real-world problems with real-world solutions.

Integrated School - Grade 12 - STEM Strand

PLANTABLE BIO-BAG (EARTHTECH CHALLENGE 2020-FINALISTS)

A Plantable Bio-Bag is a pro-environmental product that is plantable, recyclable, biodegradable, sustainable, cost-effective, and helpful in the mitigation of climate change. Embedded in the corn husk bags are calamansi seeds. After using the bag, it may be planted and grown into plants. These bags will leave no carbon footprint. Instead, it will leave a flowering plant that will convert carbon dioxide into oxygen throughout its life. (Not a machine but a replacement for plastics. Eradication is a long process. You can't solve the problem when the problem is present so why not replace the actual product. Prevention is better than cure.)


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Buildings?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Buildings:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Energy?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Energy:

Community-Based Action Project addressing Strategically-Themed learning Objectives through Networked Environments (CAPSTONE) Initiatives conceptualized and implemented to address real-world problems with real-world solutions.

Integrated School - Grade 12 - STEM Strand

SOLARGen+

Due to the effects brought by the frequent power outage, the livelihood of the residents in Barangay Lodlod is significantly affected. Given this problem, the group generated an innovative product called “SolarGen+”. Unlike most power generators, this product does not use fuels such as gasoline instead, it uses renewable sources for energy production, specifically solar energy. SolarGen+ operates through solar panel electricity systems, also known as photovoltaics (PV), to capture the sun's energy using photovoltaic cells. In addition, these cells don't need direct sunlight to work and can still generate some electricity on a cloudy day. The cells convert the sunlight into electricity, which can be used to run household appliances and lighting. This solar generator could house its 80000 mAh battery in only 8 hours, enabling it to charge 7 phones at its full capacity and could accommodate appliances with its 3 built-in sockets. This product utilizes photovoltaic solar cells, increases efficiency, improves reliability and giving a bit of a twist on the concept of portability.


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Food & Dining?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Food & Dining:

Community-Based Action Project addressing Strategically-Themed learning Objectives through Networked Environments (CAPSTONE) Initiatives conceptualized and implemented to address real-world problems with real-world solutions.

Integrated School - Grade 12 - ABM Strand

Festive Flavour Creations is a student-proposed social enterprise that aims to establish a helpful partnership with the community of Brgy. Tambo, Lipa City Batangas, by offering them project AYUDAsalle to help aid their number one problem which is high unemployment rate and low productivity rate This project teachers them how to make our product which is called the PASTITAS, steamed handmade dough which has three different Filipino dished flavored fillings inside namely chicken adobo, beef kaldereta and pork sisig and this comes with a specially made sauce.


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Grounds?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Grounds:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Purchasing?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Purchasing:
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IIs the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Transportation:

An electric jeep has been acquired to introduce to the students the use of alternative modes of transport fueled by electricity.

Repurposing one a school vehicle (school minibus) into a mobile book library.


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Waste?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Waste:

Community-Based Action Project addressing Strategically-Themed learning Objectives through Networked Environments (CAPSTONE) Initiatives
Integrated School - Grade 12 - STEM Strand

Bulatech+ Vermicomposter
The proposed product Bulatech+ is an alternative way of composting animal manure into organic fertilizer to improve soil quality. The main foundation of the machine uses vermi (earthworms) to compost various forms of organic waste (e.g. animal manure, food scraps, & garden clippings). The product uses thermophilic and vermicomposting processes to produce vermicompost, a high-quality organic fertilizer that is known for being homogeneous, contains desirable aesthetics and reduced levels of contaminants, and holds more nutrients over a longer period of time without adversely impacting the environment. Moreover, the vermicomposting procedure is faster than traditional composting methods, more convenient, and creates less odor.


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Water?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Water:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Coordination & Planning?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Coordination & Planning:

Community-Based Action Project addressing Strategically-Themed learning Objectives through Networked Environments (CAPSTONE) Initiatives conceptualized and implemented to address real-world problems with real-world solutions.

Integrated School - Grade 12 - HUMSS Strand

Seeing how prominent is the problem of the lack of opportunities for the residents of the Barangay Balagtasin, San Jose, Batangas, Philippines, HUMSS students initiated the creation of Project LEAP. This program involves 2 phases namely 1) SEPP (Social Entrepreneurship Program for the People) wherein the group will partner up with GoNegosyo for the Kapatid Mentor ME symposium and the Regional Soils Laboratory for the on-hand mushroom production training and 2) VOCTEM (Vocation Centered Technical Education for the Masses) wherein TESDA would provide TVET teaching agricultural, electronics, health care, and social development, and aside from TESDA, BIIS would also partner up with the group for the Non-Destructive Training.


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Diversity & Affordability?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Diversity & Affordability:

Community-Based Action Project addressing Strategically-Themed learning Objectives through Networked Environments (CAPSTONE) Initiatives conceptualized and implemented to address real-world problems with real-world solutions.

Integrated School - Grade 12 - ABM Strand

LiPENyo Corporation is a student-proposed social enterprise that manufactures unique and innovative pens with ink made out of coffee and housing from bamboo. The company caters to students, workers, and events. Moreover, the company aims to lessen the unemployed by giving jobs to those in need, and at the same time inspire the community's residents in establishing their own business venture.


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Investment & Finance?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Investment & Finance:

Community-Based Action Project addressing Strategically-Themed learning Objectives through Networked Environments (CAPSTONE) Initiatives conceptualized and implemented to address real-world problems with real-world solutions.

Integrated School - Grade 12 - ABM Strand

LiPENyo Corporation is a student-proposed social enterprise that manufactures unique and innovative pens with ink made out of coffee and housing from bamboo. The company caters to students, workers, and events. Moreover, the company aims to lessen the unemployed by giving jobs to those in need, and at the same time inspire the community's residents in establishing their own business venture.


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Wellbeing & Work?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Wellbeing & Work:

The De La Salle Lipa thru the Student Services Directorate has a Guidance and Counselling Office where various programs and activities supporting the well-being and care of students are established.

https://www.facebook.com/dlslcgcc


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