Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 42.75
Liaison John Stolz
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Duquesne University
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability? :
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
Integrity of Creation Conference to Focus on Global Sustainability

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged:

The conference will feature speakers from a variety of disciplines, including science, law, business, agriculture, ethics and religion. Presentation topics will include how human and social impacts on nature are disrupting natural cycles; food security and changing global climate; environmental ethics in China; and water shortages in refugee countries.

“Sustainability is at the core of the Spiritan mission,” said Dr. Gerard Magill, the Gallagher Chair for the Integration of Science, Theology, Philosophy and Law, who also chairs the conference committee. “The conference features pivotal thinkers who will address the breaking points of our global sustainability, and what we can do about it.”

The goals of the conference include increasing public awareness about sustainability and providing an opportunity for conference participants to engage in emerging science and research on the topic.

The conference is free and open to the public. It will be held in the Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom on Tuesday, Sept. 25, and Wednesday, Sept. 26.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:

Members of the Duquesne University, including students, faculty, and staff were educated about sustainability efforts in Pennsylvania, environmental justice, sustainable agriculture, and environmental issues in the US, Paraguay, and China.


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A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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