Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.24
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Feb. 22, 2019
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Slippery Rock University
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
2.00 / 2.00 Paul Scanlon
Special Assistant to the President
President's Office/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:

The School of Business teaches a triple bottom line (3BL) approach to sustainability through its Sustainable Enterprise Accelerator, in which student interns typically work in teams with local businesses and/or nonprofit organizations for summer internship experiences. The 3BL approach emphasizes the importance of people, the planet and profit as important performance metrics that successful businesses must recognize. This allows the student to immerse themselves in sustainable-business practices and provides the student with a hands-on experience that integrates sustainability with its business component. See http://www.seasru.com/ and/or https://issuu.com/64908 for additional information.

Immersive, sustainability-focused educational study programs are also offered to graduate assistants and student volunteers at the 71 acre Robert A. Macoskey Center for Sustainable Systems Education and Research. See http://www.sru.edu/offices/macoskey-center and https://www.sru.edu/Documents/about/sustainability/RAMC_Brochure.pdf for additional information about immersive programs at the Macoskey Center.


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