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Southern Oregon University

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Demonstrate appropriate technologies

Serve students as a transdisciplinary laboratory

Serve as a collaborative community learning space

Promote   resilience in the face of an uncertain future

Encourage student empowerment, leadership, and action

Equip the community with sustainable  skills  and  practices

Demonstrate sustainable building and landscape management

Actively  engage the community in hands-on authentic learning

Promote biodiversity, wildlife conservation, and land stewardship

Provide a space for business development, incubation, and growth

Explicitly establish K-16 collaboration designed to foster ecoliteracy

Promote personal growth, collective  leadership, and  transformation

Provide the SOU student community with healthy affordable local food

Interpret sustainability for SOU students, local children, and the community

Demonstrate the ecological viability of small-scale farming in Southern Oregon