Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.00
Liaison Micah Kenfield
Submission Date March 15, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Vassar College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Alistair Hall
Sustainability Assistant
Dean of Strategic Planning
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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:

For Study Abroad, students may study sustainability issues in any number of approved JYA programs. Our students have enrolled in SFS-School for Field Studies and SIT programs in Australia/Africa or directly to universities such as U of Melbourne where they take courses in sustainability.
http://internationalprograms.vassar.edu/

The international studies program sponsors an annual course and study trip over spring break to a country. In 2016, the course spent 2 weeks in China to study impacts of urbanization on water quality.
In 2014, the course spent 2 weeks in Israel to study land and water use and rights.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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