Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.43
Liaison Jim Simon
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2020

STARS v2.2

Gonzaga University
IN-47: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Jim Simon
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
The CREATE Model

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 CREATE Model is a six-branch model to address sustainability throughout the Gonzaga University campus, in line with the Jesuit beliefs of the community. The CREATE Model is as follows:

-Care for Creation: Making sure our practices as a campus are respectful of the environment.
-Reflection: How we create opportunities to be more sustainable, reflecting on how we fit into the bigger picture and how we can be in balance with our world as a campus and a community.
-Experience: Seeking to develop ways for the entire campus to play an active role in the creation of a culture of sustainability.
-Action: Practicing sustainability beyond knowledge and towards the application of social and environmental justice to issues on campus and in our broader community.
-Teaching: Infusing the curriculum of the University with the principles of sustainability.
-Engagement: Working to give students and other community members the ability to engage with each other in rich conversation about the environment and our relationship to it.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Curriculum
Campus Engagement
Coordination & Planning

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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