Articles About Redesigning Our Future

01/07/14 by Juanita Teschner

Center for Environment Now Accepting Applications for 2014 National Environmental Summit

SALISBURY, N.C. – The Center for the Environment at Catawba College is now accepting applications for its fourth annual National Environmental Summit for High School Students, scheduled for July 8-12. The summit, “Redesigning Our Future,” is open to students from across the country who will be 14-17 years old by the time of the 2014 summit. Those who complete the application process before April 1 will receive a discount of $90 from the student portion of the tuition cost. A limited amount of financial aid is also available. 

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07/21/13 by Rebecca Rider

Students Reflect on 2013 National Environmental Summit at Catawba College

As Catawba College’s third annual National Environmental Summit closed July 13, participants reflected on what they had learned and how they can use it to bring positive change to their hometowns.

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07/11/13 by Juanita Teschner

High School Students Arrive for Third Annual National Environmental Summit at Catawba College

High school students from as far away as California and Florida arrived at the Catawba College campus Tuesday to learn how they can use their talents to create positive change in the world.

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07/11/13 by Rebecca Rider

Speaker at Catawba’s National Environmental Summit Encourages Students to Redesign Future

High school students attending the National Environmental Summit gathered at Catawba College July 9 to hear keynote speaker Chad Pregracke talk about his vision for the future.

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07/18/12 by Juanita Teschner

National Environmental Summit at Catawba: From Passion for a Cause to Mobilizing an Initiative

SALISBURY, NC – High school students at the National Environmental Summit at Catawba College are learning how to plan, communicate and mobilize an initiative so they can return to their schools armed with the skills necessary to make a difference.

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07/18/12 by Guest Writer

Action Plans Emerge from National Environmental Summit at Catawba College

By Sarah Robinson

 SALISBURY, NC – Have you ever left an event feeling really excited about a topic but not knowing how to channel that excitement into a successful initiative once you got home?

The high school students attending the National Environmental Summit, “Redesigning Our Future,” at Catawba College are putting their enthusiasm and ideas into action.

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07/13/12 by Juanita Teschner

National Summit Students at Catawba College Learn Lessons from the Earth

It was geocaching with a sustainable purpose.

The high school students who came to Catawba College this week to participate in the National Environmental Summit, “Redesigning Our Future,” embarked on a GPS-based navigation course on the college’s 189-acre ecological preserve Tuesday to learn about biomimicry.

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07/12/12 by Juanita Teschner

National Environmental Summit: Learning to Use Talents to Make a Difference

High school students from across the country converged on the Catawba College campus Monday to explore how they can use their interests and talents to make a difference in the world.

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12/01/11 by Kathy Chaffin

Success of National Environmental Summit Prompts Plans to Hold Second Summit Next Year

The National Environmental Summit for High School Students was such a success last summer that the Center for the Environment and Summit Planning Committee are already making plans for an enhanced summit next year. It is scheduled for July 9-14, 2012.

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11/12/11 by Kathy Chaffin

Summit Participant: “My generation must fix the problems of the world”

Claudia Meyer left the Redesigning Our Future National Environmental Summit for High School Students this summer with a sense of urgency about the planet that she didn't have before.

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09/29/11 by Kathy Chaffin

Mark Seifel: ‘Center Opens our Eyes to How We Impact Environment’

It started with a vision to redesign our future. Dr. John Wear, executive director of the Center for the Environment, wanted to hold an environmental summit introducing high school students from all over the nation to new ways of thinking that would help them address environmental issues with innovative solutions.

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