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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.

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Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Portland State University
ER-12: Sustainability Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Shpresa Halimi
Academic Sustainability Program Manager
Center for Sustainable Processes and Practices
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Does the institution offer a program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

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

Portland State University offers a number of sustainability immersive experiences, ranging from international studies programs, to general education requirement programs, internships and apprenticeships. Example programs include the following:
PSU-China Innovations in Urbanization: http://www.china.cupa.pdx.edu/
Sustainability in the US-Mexico Border Region
Renewable Energy and Community Development in Nicaragua Vietnam Study Exchange in globalization, leadership and sustainable development
PSU Faculty Development: Vietnam Immersion Program on Urban Sustainability: http://oia.pdx.edu/departments/teaching/psu_faculty_development_vietnam_immersion_program_on_urban_sustainability/
Tuscany: Sustainability in City and Country


The website URL where information about the immersive experience is available:

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.