Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.35
Liaison Trevor Ledbetter
Submission Date May 2, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Arizona
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Benjamin Champion
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
190

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
30

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
15.79

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

The inventory can be found at:
https://ce.arizona.edu/non-credit-courses

Green Jobs Training subject area: 26 courses
Sustainability subject area: 4 courses


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

There are three certificate programs/classes available: Greenhouse/High Tunnel Management for Food Production, Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land, AND Strategies, Permits and Regulations for Direct-Marketing Farm and Garden Products.

All of these courses apply toward the Rural Development Certificate. Links here: https://ce.arizona.edu/certificate-programs and https://ce.arizona.edu/rural-development-and-local-food-production

A certificate in RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION has been developed for those interested in gaining a broad understanding of the desert in relation to the global economy and an appreciation for sustainable development strategies.


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