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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.95
Liaison Tim Albertson
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2017
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STARS v2.1

North Seattle College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Tim Albertson
Sustainability Coordinator
Student Development 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?:
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:

Seattle Colleges promotes sustainability in its international outreach efforts through its annual Global Impact programs in countries such as Tanzania, Peru, Vietnam and India. In addition to providing health care outreach, participants are actively involved in infrastructure projects that promote community health and which are green in nature: installing composting toilets and water filters; building efficient stoves in the homes of villagers currently heating and cooking over open fires; establishing organic farming plots for orphanages and garden plots and worm bins for village homes.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.