Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.33
Liaison James Biesecker
Submission Date Nov. 1, 2022

STARS v2.2

Gettysburg College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Randy Wilson
Associate Professor
Environmental Studies
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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?:
Yes

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

ES 251/252: Physical and Cultural Geography of the Rocky Mountain West is an intensive two-week field-based examination of the physical and cultural geography of the the San Juan Mountain Range in Southwest Colorado. Service-learning and other projects examine human-nature interactions from diverse multicultural (Native American, Euro-American), institutional (U.S. Forest Service, BLM), and political-economic (logging, ranching, mining, tourism) perspectives. Students examine efforts to achieve ecologically sustainable solutions to land management challenges in the Rocky Mountain region.


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