Community Events

2018 Earth Day Celebration at CCU

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Georgetown RISE partnered with Sustain Coastal to spread awareness of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the 2018 Earth Fair hosted on Prince Lawn at Coastal Carolina University (CCU). All participating organizations/vendors were linked to (at least) one of the 17 goals and asked to discuss their contribution to visitors, students, and faculty.

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David Helvarg Talks on Ocean Policy at CCU

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On February 15, David Helvarg, the founder of Blue Frontier Campaign, spoke at CCU; Helvarg is a nationally-known journalist, author and ocean advocate. The event was hosted by Coastal Conservation League, the SC Wildlife Federation and Coastal Carolina University’s United Nations Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development Georgetown.

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Growth on the Waccamaw Neck: Community gathers to envision the future

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Over 75 community members gathered on October 12th to discuss Land Use Planning on the Waccamaw Neck. A number of common themes have emerged from conversation(s) which are summarized in the report generated by our consultants, Dover and Kohl and Associates. In the coming weeks, a visual representation will be generated to suggest the impact(s) of these ideas. This meeting […]