Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.57
Liaison Katie Koscielak
Submission Date April 11, 2023

STARS v2.2

Cal Poly Humboldt
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jennifer Ortega
Sustainability Faculty Fellow
Office of Provost
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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:
Due to COVID travel restrictions only programs from summer of 2022 are listed for this reporting cycle.

Cal Poly Humboldt offered a summer immersive program titled Costa Rica Field Course: International Environmental Issues and Globalization. May 24-June 4, 2022.

Program Description:
An interdisciplinary synthesis of environmental issues within the broader context of globalization. Emphasis on local sustainability efforts in Costa Rica/Central America, and associated global-local connections. Specific topics include: Sustainable community development, free-trade, agriculture & land use, renewable energy, and environmental conservation/restoration of tropical ecosystems. The course includes lectures, discussion, group activities, volunteer service-learning work, and associated field trips to sustainable businesses, organic farms, watershed conservation sites, renewable energy projects, private reserves, national parks, and/or community ecotourism projects.

Website URL where information about the institution’s immersive education programs is available:
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