Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.55
Liaison Cesar Nanni
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2017
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Universidad de Monterrey
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Hortencia Ruiz
M.Sc.
Center for Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:

1) Trending Topics. Mandatory course
All students are obligated to take this course that focuses in sustainability, leadership, citizenship and international culture. During the term students have to work with a community and identify a problem (social or environmental) and make a proposal of solution.

2) Kimakul Project
This program immerses Business students to groups if low-income women that have handmade products and they need to get the best out of them as fair-trade. Students help them out with their bussiness plans and ways to improve what they do.
http://www.udem.edu.mx/Esp/Vida-Estudiantil/proyectos-sociales/Pages/Formacion-social-y-proyectos-productivos.aspx

3) Misiones Parras, one week social-environmental program
Students with catholic backgounds have one week of activities every semester in a community 3 hours away from the university. During the week of activities students are immerse into very low income communities and become part of different social programs already stablished in the community.
https://campuslifeudem.com/2016/04/18/misiones-en-parras/


The website URL where information about the immersive program(s) is available:

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