Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.20
Liaison Kimberly Williams
Submission Date March 5, 2020

STARS v2.2

George Washington University
IN-47: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Tara Scully
Director of the Sustainability Minor Program
Assistant Professor of Biology
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Practitioner Forum

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The Sustainability Minor has formalized professional development as part of its curricular requirements. Students are required to particpate in the Sustainability Practitioner Forums throughout the semester as part of their culminating experience. The goals of the forums are professional development and building a cohort of sustainability-driven students. Themes of the forums include: career coaching, how to launch a start-up, the steps to build internships into a job, documentary film-making, sustainable storytelling, the role of nonprofits in community building, diversity and inclusion, government and private entities moving sustainability forward.

https://sustainability.gwu.edu/sustainability-minor


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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