|Submission Date||Nov. 3, 2017|
Whatcom Community College
AC-5: Immersive Experience
|2.00 / 2.00||
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, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:
Field placements for students for 1 to 3 quarters time with agencies in our Community who focus on Sustainable Practices. We have students with Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association, ReSources and Whatcom Land Trust. The Whatcom Land Trust student has become an employee, which is helping him to fund his way through our College. He is also active in our Student Sustainability Club.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Registration Files for specific students credit load and/or Financial Aid Pay status for time-tracking and projects accomplished. Also these projects are tracked through the Cooperative Education Files for specific Learning-Contract accomplishments and learning per placement and agency within the community
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