Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.37
Liaison Holly Andersen
Submission Date Jan. 26, 2021

STARS v2.2

Bennington College
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.05 / 4.00
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Number of students enrolled for credit:
735

Total number of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
18

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
2.45

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Sustainable Living Rep Club

A brief description of the student educators program (1st program):

The Sustainable Living Rep Club is responsible for holding weekly sustainability related events at the college's dining hall during the high flow hours such as lunch time. The club primarily focuses on educating other students, faculty, and staff members on sustainable lifestyle. They share tips on how to reduce on campus polution, how to properly sort out the trash in the houses, and hold weekly events such as competitions and workshops.


A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (1st program):

The Sustainable Living Rep Club's target audience is the students who live on campus, faculty members and staff, and anyone who would be visiting the college and meeting with the culb members at the dining hall.


Number of trained student educators (1st program):
6

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (1st program):
28

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (1st program):
2

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (1st program):
56

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (1st program):
Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Campus Sustainable Energy Efficiency Club

A brief description of the student educators program (2nd program):

Campus Sustainable Energy Efficiency Club:
This club is consist of students who are interested in energy usage, data collections, data analysis and students who are also interested in environment science. Students will learn and discuss about energy usage, then they seek ways to improve energy usage on campus and suggest them to the school.


A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (2nd program):

Students on campus and campus stuff.


Number of trained student educators (2nd program):
6

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (2nd program):
12

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (2nd program):
2

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (2nd program):
56

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (2nd program):
Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
On The Topic of Sustainability

A brief description of the student educators program (3rd program):

Students gather to discuss topics on climate change, global warming, extinction, etc by sharing recent news/research to understand the issues on a deeper level, and workshop ways to understand the role they can play in the situation.


A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (3rd program):

Students, Faculty, Staff members, interested community members.


Number of trained student educators (3rd program):
6

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (3rd program):
7

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (3rd program):
3

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (3rd program):
21

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (3rd program):
A brief description of all other student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs:
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Number of trained student educators (all other programs):
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Number of weeks, on average, the student educators programs are active annually (all other programs):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per student educator (all other programs) :
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (all other programs):
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Grand total number of hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators (all programs):
133

Hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators per student served by a peer-to-peer program:
7.39

Website URL where information about the student sustainability educators programs is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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