Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.06
Liaison Casey Meehan
Submission Date June 15, 2017
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Western Technical College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Joshua Housel
Sustainability Intern
Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

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

1. Landscape Design II class had students working on a landscape project for Perrott State Park, Sparta Chamber of Commerce, and City of La Crosse. This project allows students to integrate the sustainable landscaping designs into the real work. Discovering how the class material is applicable in real situations.

2. A group in Team Building & Problem Solving helped Friends of the Black River clean up the river. In this project the students worked as a team in order to solve a problem. The problem was trash along the river. Students discover when working as a team significant impacts can be made.

3. Landscape Horticulture did various service work that included Tree Campus USA projects, pruning shrubs and trees, cutting sod, removing and storing sod, replanting perennials at entry sign, cleaning perennials for spring. Students learn hands on the importance of planting trees, and plant maintenance/upkeep.


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