Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.15
Liaison Ashley Woolman
Submission Date April 8, 2022

STARS v2.2

Western Colorado University
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Ashley Woolman
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
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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?:

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

As part of the Master in Environmental Management course, all students - whether distance or residential - are required to attend two residential intensives. The first-year students attend a two-week intensive in August and the 2nd years attend a one-week intensive in August. All students convene for another week intensive in May. Social , economic, and environmental topics are investigated, presented, field trips are taken, etc. There is also a Mountain Resiliency 3-week intensive in October where students can travel to the Himalayas to explore community-based solutions to mountainous region issues.

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