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

STARS v2.2

Gonzaga University
PRE-2: Points of Distinction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Jim Simon
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Name of the institution’s featured sustainability program, initiative, or accomplishment:
The CREATE Model

A brief description of the institution’s featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:

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's sections go 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 featured program, initiative, or accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Curriculum
Campus Engagement
Coordination & Planning

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STARS credit in which the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
IN-47: Project A

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Name of a second highlighted sustainability program/initiative/accomplishment:
The Cataldo Project

A brief description of the second program/initiative/accomplishment:

The Cataldo Project conducts workshops, seminars, and other programs to develop and augment the environmental knowledge and skills of higher education faculty, as well as to assist them in revising their courses to include sustainability concepts. Students receive broad, continuing and repeated exposure to sustainability concepts throughout their academic experience. The Project facilitates the process of faculty development by providing financial and intellectual support, as well as access to resources, information, and environmental experts.


Which impact areas does the second program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Curriculum

Website URL where more information about the second program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the second program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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Name of a third highlighted program/initiative/accomplishment:
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STARS credit in which the third program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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