Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Harlan Blauser
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of North Carolina, Pembroke
EN-3: Student Life

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Christie Poteet
Director
Office for Community and Civic Engagement
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Does the institution have one or more co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives that fall into the following categories?:
Yes or No
Active student groups focused on sustainability Yes
Gardens, farms, community supported agriculture (CSA) or fishery programs, or urban agriculture projects where students are able to gain experience in organic agriculture and sustainable food systems Yes
Student-run enterprises that include sustainability as part of their mission statements or stated purposes No
Sustainable investment funds, green revolving funds or sustainable microfinance initiatives through which students can develop socially, environmentally and fiscally responsible investment and financial skills No
Conferences, speaker series, symposia or similar events related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience No
Cultural arts events, installations or performances related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience No
Wilderness or outdoors programs that follow Leave No Trace principles No
Sustainability-related themes chosen for themed semesters, years, or first-year experiences No
Programs through which students can learn sustainable life skills Yes
Sustainability-focused student employment opportunities offered by the institution Yes
Graduation pledges through which students pledge to consider social and environmental responsibility in future job and other decisions No
Other co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives No

The name and a brief description of each student group focused on sustainability:

-Greener Coalition


The website URL where information about student groups is available:
A brief description of gardens, farms, community supported agriculture (CSA) or fishery programs, and urban agriculture projects where students are able to gain experience in organic agriculture and sustainable food systems:

-UNCP Community Garden is located on campus and operated by students, faculty, staff volunteers. The community garden is incorporated into the curriculum for courses in sustainable agriculture. The project is governed by the Garden Committee--comprised of students, faculty, and staff.
-The campus also serves as a local CSA pickup/drop-off site through the Robeson County Farmers Market.


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A brief description of the sustainable investment or finance initiatives:
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A brief description of conferences, speaker series, symposia or similar events related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience:
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A brief description of cultural arts events, installations or performances related to sustainability that have students as the intended audience:
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A brief description of wilderness or outdoors programs for students that follow Leave No Trace principles:
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A brief description of sustainability-related themes chosen for themed semesters, years, or first-year experiences:
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A brief description of program(s) through which students can learn sustainable life skills:

UNCP's annual days of service allow students to participate in a tree-planting event that teaches them the importance and skills needed to plant trees. At this event, students often volunteer with the community garden, learning similar skills as it relates to sustainable food development. This event also supports the campus' Tree Campus USA (Tree Care Plan) efforts.


The website URL where information about the sustainable life skills program(s) is available:
A brief description of sustainability-focused student employment opportunities:

Sustainability Intern (Part-time)
Job Description:
The Sustainability Office at UNCP routinely seeks qualified, motivated and energetic interns (two positions available throughout the year). Successful candidates report directly to the Sustainability Director. Candidates will be directly involved with the coordination, execution, marketing and advancement of campus sustainability initiatives, programs, projects and events. Candidates must have the ability to perform the above mentioned tasks, as well as other related duties as needed and assigned. For more information about minimum qualifications, contact the Sustainability Office, www.uncp.edu/sustainability


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A brief description of graduation pledges through which students pledge to consider social and environmental responsibility in future job and other decisions:
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A brief description of other co-curricular sustainability programs and initiatives:
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