Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.13
Liaison Micah Kenfield
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

Vassar College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Micah Kenfield
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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:

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.


Website URL where information about the institution’s immersive education programs is available:
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