Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.13
Liaison Bridget Flynn
Submission Date March 9, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Oberlin College
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 5.00 Bridget Flynn
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Environmental Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
5

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
43

A copy of the list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Alternative Economic Thought
Bonner Life 101
Eastwood Outdoor Classroom
Food Systems and Food Justice
Permaculture

Descriptions can be viewed on the ExCo website.


Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
No

A brief description of the certificate program:

The Experimental College does not offer certificates.


Year the certificate program was created:
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The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

The Experimental College—affectionately known as ExCo—is a credit-offering, student-run department of Oberlin College. It was established in 1968 through legislation passed by the Educational Plans and Policies Committee and the College Faculty. ExCo's main goal is to serve as a free community educational program open to everyone, with a non-traditional definition of education. The number of classes offered through ExCo varies each semester, but there are usually between 60 and 90. Because the ExCo committee designs no specific curriculum for the department, each semester's courses reflect the current interests of the Oberlin community. ExCo instructors may be community members, College or Conservatory students, or faculty and staff members. Instructors are fully responsible for the content of their courses: materials, class size, meeting places and times – everything.

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