Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.35
Liaison Jessica Bast
Submission Date Aug. 9, 2022

STARS v2.2

North Carolina State University
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jessica Bast
Sustainability Program Coordinator
University Sustainability Office
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

The Office of Student Leadership and Engagements hosts a series of Alternative Service Break (ASB) trips exploring topics of Clean Energy, Social Justice, Environmental Wellness, and more. The Spring 2020 Costa Rica ASB trip focused on sustainable tourism partnering with People First Tourism and Globe Aware. The students explored concepts of mirco-entrepreneurship, leave no trace, cultural awareness when traveling abroad and participated in community events, volunteering, and learning about sustainable agriculture at EARTH University. In spring 2022, one ASB trip partnered with the Applachia Service Project to provide high-quality home repairs to low-income residents.


Website URL where information about the institution’s immersive education programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
---

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.