Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.51
Liaison Karen Eckert, Ph.D.
Submission Date March 5, 2021
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Principia College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Karen Eckert, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
Center for Sustainability
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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, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:

There have been three sustainability-focused study abroad programs (Iceland 2012, Finland 2016, New Zealand 2018) - and one (Tanzania) approved for Fall 2022 (source: http://content.principia.edu/abroads/). In addition, the Center for Sustainability offers intern/externships and independent study to deepen students' changemaker skill sets in a variety of fields, including energy and emissions auditing, renewable energy fundamentals, permaculture design, land/species conservation, sustainable purchasing, and sustainable business practices. The college maintains an apiary and green roof, both student-led, that offer skills training during the academic year, as well as during breaks.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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