Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.58
Liaison Steve Mital
Submission Date May 18, 2017
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University of Oregon
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Eric Beeler
Student Sustainability Coalition Coordinator
Erb Memorial Union
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that meets the criteria for this credit?:

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

1. Community for Ecological Leaders (CEL): The Community for Ecological Leaders (CEL) is a residential hall for students interested in leadership and sustainability. The program begins with a four-day orientation trip in which exploring a specific topic through a sustainability lens. Currently, trips focus on watershed ecology, coastal issues, bike transportation, and local agriculture. The immersive CEL experience also includes a weekend trip in the fall trip to further explore sustainability in the community; a sustainability-themed Writing Composition course for CEL residents only; a sustainability-themed leadership course called EcoLeaders; and various other events and activities specially designed for CEL residents.

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

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