Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.66
Liaison Grace Afflerbach
Submission Date March 8, 2024

STARS v2.2

Purchase College - State University of New York
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Grace Afflerbach
Sustainability Coordinator
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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?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:
This 3-week, 4-credit program, open to all SUNY students, offers a hands-on, experiential educational opportunity to study the biology and ecology of a living reef and live organisms. Coral reefs are among the largest, most beautiful and most endangered ecosystems on earth. One of the world's most impressive coral reef systems is found in the western Caribbean, along the coast of Central America. The island of Roatan, located thirty miles off the coast of Honduras, is the largest of the three Bay Islands and offers great accessibility to this reef. This course involves frequent scuba diving. Students must be certified and may learn it in advance or as part of the program in Roatan.

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