Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.51
Liaison Jennifer Lamy
Submission Date July 14, 2022

STARS v2.2

Emerson College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 David Griffin
Education Abroad & Domestic Programs
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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:

The Integrating Marketing & Sustainable Tourism: Choco Region & Galapagos Islands Global Pathways program aims to incorporate cultural experiences that enhance education and engage curiosity. This hands-on, 6-week interdisciplinary course allows students to learn about biodiversity conservation, local cultural preservation, sustainable tourism, and marketing. Students work with faculty from the Universidad San Francisco in Quito and the Galapagos as well as staff from the Santa Lucía Lodge to create a marketing campaign that will increase local tourism while maintaining the character and operations of the lodge.

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