Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.85
Liaison Karen Eckert, Ph.D.
Submission Date Nov. 30, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Principia College
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 5.00 Shelby Tisinai
Land Stewardship Assistant
Biology and Natural Resources
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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:
47

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:

The Science of Speech: This class addresses how to communicate with others effectively and with confidence.

Current Affairs Discussion Group: This class talks about current affairs around the world, debunking myths and verifying truths, thereby increasing the number of correctly informed and well educated individuals in the world.

Understanding the Basics of Government Economic Policy: This class looks at the US government economic policy and its effectiveness. Economic effectiveness is a central idea of the class

Powering the World: This class explores modern methods of obtaining energy (wind, solar, geothermal, etc) and explores what their futures could look like.

Alaska: Wild, Majestic, Unique: This class explores the Alaskan environment, highlighting the unique features of the landscape and the importance of protecting the ecosystem and the wildlife that depends on it.


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