Bronze

STARS 2.2

Lees-McRae College

Banner Elk, NC, US


Rating Score Valid Through Liaison Submitted
Bronze 34.83 July 6, 2025 Katie Wall March 24, 2022
Curriculum
22.00 / 40.00
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Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 12.25 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 4.55 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 1.20 / 4.00
Research
6.86 / 18.00
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Credit Status Points
Research and Scholarship Complete 4.86 / 12.00
Support for Sustainability Research Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Complete 0.00 / 2.00
Campus Engagement
9.95 / 21.00
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Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 1.75 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 1.20 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development and Training Complete 0.00 / 2.00
Public Engagement
6.01 / 20.00
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Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 0.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 1.00 / 3.00
Continuing Education Complete 3.00 / 5.00
Community Service Complete 2.01 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Air & Climate
0.00 / 11.00
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Credit Status Points
Emissions Inventory and Disclosure In Progress 0.00 / 3.00
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Not Pursuing 0.00 / 8.00
Buildings
0.00 / 8.00
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Credit Status Points
Building Design and Construction Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Building Operations and Maintenance Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Energy
0.00 / 10.00
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Credit Status Points
Building Energy Efficiency Complete 0.00 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Food & Dining
1.88 / 8.00
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Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 1.88 / 2.00
Grounds
0.00 / 4.00
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Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Biodiversity Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Purchasing
1.50 / 6.00
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Credit Status Points
Sustainable Procurement Complete 1.50 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing In Progress 0.00 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Transportation
0.77 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet In Progress 0.00 / 1.00
Commute Modal Split Complete 0.37 / 5.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 0.40 / 1.00
Waste
3.06 / 10.00
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Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete 2.42 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.14 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Water
0.00 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Water Use Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Rainwater Management Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Coordination & Planning
4.25 / 9.00
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Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Inclusive and Participatory Governance Complete 1.25 / 3.00
Reporting Assurance Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Diversity & Affordability
5.38 / 10.00
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Credit Status Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.33 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete 0.88 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 1.00 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 2.17 / 4.00
Investment & Finance
0.00 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Wellbeing & Work
1.95 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Complete 0.45 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 0.50 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Bicycle Friendly University Complete 0.25 / 0.50
Community Garden Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Food Bank Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Green Event Certification In Progress 0.00 / 0.50
Green Laboratory Program Complete 0.00 / 0.50
Textbook Affordability Complete 0.25 / 0.50
Voter Education and Support Complete 0.00 / 0.50
Wellbeing Certification Complete 0.00 / 0.50
Innovation A Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Innovation B Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Innovation C Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Innovation D Complete 0.50 / 0.50

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