Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.99
Liaison Denice Koljonen
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Boston College
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
0.05 / 4.00 Bruce Dixon
Sustainability and Energy Specialist
Facilities
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount):
15,649

Total number of students enrolled for credit that are served (i.e. directly targeted) by a student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program (avoid double-counting to the extent feasible):
179

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer educator program:
1.14

Name of the student educators program:
EcoPledge, Climate Justice

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount):
8

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities:

EcoPledge: Organizes lectures, green events to make BC more sustainable.

Climate Justice: Active in raising awareness about behaviors contributing to social and climate justice.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected:

Each student group is required to complete several training sessions through the Office of Student Involvement in order to receive funding and be an official registered student organization.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach:

Sessions are created to cover topics like "leadership" and "communication."


A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination):

All student groups receive funding each fiscal year from the College.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Real Foods, Every Bite Counts, Charity Water

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
17

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (2nd program):

Real Foods: Collaborates with Dining Services to make food choices more sustainable.
Every Bite Counts: Redistributes leftover dining hall food to local charities.
Charity Water: Is an initiative started by students whose goal is to bring awareness of the global water crisis while raising money to support charity: water campaigns.


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

Each student group is required to complete several training sessions through the Office of Student Involvement in order to receive funding and be an official registered student organization.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (2nd program):

Sessions are created to cover topics like "leadership" and "communication."


A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination) (2nd program):

All student groups receive funding each fiscal year from the College.


Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
Climate Justice, UGBC

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (3rd program):
154

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (3rd program):

Climate Justice: Active in raising awareness about behaviors contributing to social and climate justice.
UGBC: Their Environmental Caucus is the division dedicated to sustainability and they often work with the higher administration to make green changes.


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

Each student group is required to complete several training sessions through the Office of Student Involvement in order to receive funding and be an official registered student organization.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (3rd program):

Sessions are created to cover topics like "leadership" and "communication."


A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination) (3rd program):

All student groups receive funding each fiscal year from the College.


A brief description of all other student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs, including the number of students served and how student educators are selected, trained, and supported by the institution:
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Total number of hours student educators are engaged in peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education activities annually (all programs):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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