New Sustainability Outreach Coordinator at Center for Environment at Catawba

06/25/18 by Juanita Teschner


A 2017 Catawba College graduate is now serving as the sustainability outreach coordinator at the Center for the Environment at Catawba College.


Elizabeth Howard of Mocksville joined the Center earlier this year to research and implement ways to strengthen the culture of sustainability on the Catawba campus. She works to engage students and staff through social media, educational materials and resources for workshops. She also researches ways to incorporate community-based social marketing strategies in the Center’s marketing efforts and helps plan and create material for the annual National Environmental Summit for High School Students at Catawba.


Howard earned an associate degree from Davie County Early College in 2013. She served as a wildlife educator at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education in the summer of 2016 and a National Science Foundation intern through the Biosphere 2 REU Program in the summer of 2017. 


She has made a number of scientific presentations throughout the country.