Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.44
Liaison Rania Assariotaki
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2020

STARS v2.2

The American College of Greece
IN-50: Innovation D

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Ourania Assariotaki
Sustainability Manager
Office of Public Affairs
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
ACG students build and race on campus a solar car

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:

In the context of the college's efforts to promote sustainability education, culture and best practices on campus, members of the our Engineering Academy completed the construction of two one-seat solar-powered vehicles and drove them in an impressive race in the School parking area. The Engineering Academy, began its operation during the 2016-17 school year. Its aim was to construct solar-powered/hybrid race cars, which was achieved after two years of hard work. Each student team was called upon to build from scratch a one-seat vehicle and to drive it in a race at the end of the school year. The students designed the vehicle, planned the implementation tasks by taking on specific roles (research and development, construction, problem-solving, etc.) and, finally, they worked as a team with a sense of responsibility and dedication.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Research
Energy
Transportation

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 programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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