Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 41.33
Liaison Andrew Bernard
Submission Date May 19, 2014
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Central New Mexico Community College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Carol Martinez
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:
During the 2014 Spring Break six students from CNM's Culinary Arts Program traveled to Oaxaca to learn about Mexico's street food scenes. In partnership with the Street Food Institute, the students participated in an immersion-learning experience. They spent afternoons with a celebrated Oaxacan culinary expert, Chef Susana Trilling, at the Seasons of My Heart Cooking School, learning to cook the classic dishes of the region. Chef Trilling also wrote the book “Seasons of My Heart; A Culinary Journey Through Oaxaca, Mexico.” They spent their mornings at the Instituto Cultural de Oaxaca, studying and practicing Spanish, a much-needed skill in the culinary industry, especially in New Mexico. The students spent their evenings experiencing first-hand the renowned street food culture of Oaxaca.

The website URL where information about the immersive program(s) is available:

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