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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.88
Liaison Dedee DeLongpre Johnston
Submission Date June 3, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Wake Forest University
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 5.00 Hannah Slodounik
Program Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
16

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
25

A copy of the list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
No

A brief description of the certificate program:
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Year the certificate program was created:
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The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

Reynolda Gardens of Wake Forest University offers lectures to the public as well as sustainability education programs for schools.

Following is a sample from the spring 2015 calendar:

*TUESDAY, MARCH 3RD AT 12:30 P.M.
Edible Landscapes and Companion Planting
Join us for this out-of-the-box discussion on how to reduce pesticide use and increase soil nutrients by incorporating companion plantings and edibles into your traditional landscape design. This presentation will go beyond typical garden plans highlighting edible weeds, community gardens, and food production for our less fortunate neighbors.

*TUESDAY, MARCH 17TH AT 12:30 P.M.
Sustainability: A Systems Perspective
Sustainability is a desired outcome to a complex set of issues facing society. Learn more about how we can work from a systems perspective to tackle these issues at the community-scale.

*YOUNG NATURALISTS DAY CAMP
Monday, June 15th through Friday, June 19th and Monday, June 22nd through Friday, June 26th
9:00 a.m. until noon each day
These one-week sessions are for children who have completed grades one through five. Young Naturalists spend the week exploring the gardens, greenhouses, woodlands, meadows, and streams of Reynolda with expert naturalists and scientists.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.