Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 78.45
Liaison Emma Blandford
Submission Date May 15, 2012
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Georgia Institute of Technology
ER-12: Sustainability Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Marcia Kinstler
Sustainability Director
Office of Environmental Stewardship
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Does the institution offer a program that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive experience(s) offered by the institution:

Georgia Tech offers immersive sustainability experiences via academic& experiential learning opportunities like Undergraduate hands on Research (40%), Work-Study (Co-op program) (25%), Study Abroad (42%). International students attending Georgia Tech (27%).

Engineers without Borders-GT is a student international service organization. Student design & implement solutions to health & infrastructure problems in developing communities.

In Housing's ThinkBig program, students live together & connect around a theme. A recent topic was: Green-fluence: Active and Sustainable Living. Engage in a healthy, active lifestyle and delve into green living beyond the pop-culture of sustainability. Join us as we explore the community in which we live! Visit local organic farms, raft the Ocoee River and bike the Beltline, Discuss the issues and dilemmas regarding sustainability, Explore Atlanta's diverse neighborhoods & socio-ecological system

The website URL where information about the immersive experience is available:
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