Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 34.83
Liaison Katie Wall
Submission Date March 24, 2022

STARS v2.2

Lees-McRae College
AC-8: Campus as a Living Laboratory

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.20 / 4.00 Katie Wall
Program Coordinator
Outdoor Recreation Management
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Campus Engagement?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Campus Engagement:

Elk River Preserve
- https://www.google.com/url?client=internal-element-cse&cx=002429966530930548571:sp9vxldkthq&q=https://www.lmc.edu/about/news-center/articles/2021/in-the-mountains-the-elk-valley-preserve-offers-students-70-acres-of-hands-on-learning.htm&sa=U&ved=2ahUKEwiPid7_8pDzAhU7GVkFHVJbASIQFnoECAQQAg&usg=AOvVaw1K1His8ncCywwgkqo6qthR

Brigham Beech Mountain Classroom
- https://www.lmc.edu/search/index.htm?cx=002429966530930548571%3Asp9vxldkthq&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=Brigham+beech+mountain&sa=submit

Hart Simulation Lab
- https://www.lmc.edu/about/enews/articles/2014/lauritsen-technical-theatre-and-design-studio-dedication-to-be-held-july-17.htm; Costume Shop as part of the Theatre Arts academic program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EG36o4wj0M; May Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, https://www.lmc.edu/academics/may-wildlife-center/index.htm & Applachian Made Makers Space, https://www.lmc.edu/about/news-center/articles/2019/new-makerspace-brings-added-opportunity-for-student-creation-and-learning.htm

Technical Theatre & Design Studio
- https://www.lmc.edu/about/enews/articles/2014/lauritsen-technical-theatre-and-design-studio-dedication-to-be-held-july-17.htm; Costume Shop as part of the Theatre Arts academic program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EG36o4wj0M; May Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, https://www.lmc.edu/academics/may-wildlife-center/index.htm & Applachian Made Makers Space, https://www.lmc.edu/about/news-center/articles/2019/new-makerspace-brings-added-opportunity-for-student-creation-and-learning.htm

Athletics Facilities for Sports Management
- https://lmcbobcats.com/sports/2020/7/17/athletics-facilities.aspx; Art Studio as part of the Communication Arts & Design academic program: https://www.lmc.edu/academics/programs/comm-arts-design/index.htm

May Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
- https://www.lmc.edu/academics/may-wildlife-center/index.htm


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Public Engagement?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Public Engagement:

Community events
Summer camps
Collaborations with local schools in the area


Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Air & Climate?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Air & Climate:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Buildings?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Buildings:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Energy?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Energy:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Food & Dining?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Food & Dining:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Grounds?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Grounds:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Purchasing?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Purchasing:
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IIs the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Transportation?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Transportation:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Waste?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Waste:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Water?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Water:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Coordination & Planning?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Coordination & Planning:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Diversity & Affordability?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Diversity & Affordability:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Investment & Finance?:
No

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Investment & Finance:
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Is the institution utilizing its infrastructure and operations as a living laboratory for applied student learning for sustainability in relation to Wellbeing & Work?:
Yes

A brief description of the projects and how they contribute to understanding or advancing sustainability in relation to Wellbeing & Work:

Facilities are shared for wellness and health activities and events for students, faculty, and staff.


Website URL where information about the institution’s living laboratory program is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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