Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.19
Liaison Ian Johnson
Submission Date July 14, 2017
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Colorado College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Ian Johnson
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:

Colorado College offers a carefully-reviewed selection of semester and year-long programs for off-campus study, internationally and domestically. There are a variety of Colorado College semester programs, Exchange programs, ACM programs, and Approved (third-party) programs. Many of these focus on sustainability-related topics, such as conservation, biodiversity, resource management, globalization, development, social change, health, and human rights. These include: HECUA Environmental Sustainability Semester: Science, Public Policy, and Community Action, and Agriculture and Justice Semester: Building a Sustainable Food System in Minneapolis, HECUA Culture and the Environment: A Shared Future in New Zealand, SEA Semester: Oceans and Climate, Frontiers Abroad in New Zealand: Earth systems or Geology semester, Earth and Environment in Italy semester, ACM Costa Rica: Field Research in the Environment, Social Science, and Humanities semester, ACM Tanzania: Ecology and Human Origins semester, ACM Oak Ridge Science Semester, SIT Madagascar: Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management, Comparative Wildlife Management Semester in Tanzania and Kenya, ISDSI: People, Ecology, and Development semester in Thailand, DIS Copenhagen: Environmental Science of the Arctic, Sustainability in Europe tracks, International Environment and Development semester in Washington, Tropical Ecology at Boston University Ecuador, and CIEE Bonaire: Tropical Marine Ecology. There is a new Colorado College semester program in environmental education, called the TREE program, which takes place at the Catamount Center near Woodland Park, CO. Students work with groups of fifth grade students, getting hands on experience in teaching and cultivating environmental stewardship

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