Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.59
Liaison Victor Udo
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Bucknell University
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.72 / 4.00
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount):
3622

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):
654

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer educator program:
18.06

Name of the student educators program:
Sustainability Outreach Team

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount):
654

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

A team of students that are passionate about sustainability who hold events to educate and engage students on campus with sustainability efforts. Events include educational tabling, upcycling crafts, movie screenings, and waste sorting.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected:

Students interested in becoming a student educator fill out a short application and have an interview with the Sustainability Manager in the Office of Campus Sustainability


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

The Sustainability Outreach Team holds monthly meetings to discuss how to conduct different events, as well as how to talk about the different topics. If there are events that involve making a craft, detailed instructions are included with the materials and team members are encouraged to read through the instructions and attempt the craft. If an event is scheduled after a monthly meeting, the craft may be taught during the meeting to all educators.


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):

The Sustainability Outreach Team is run and facilitated through the Office of Campus Sustainability, which is housed under Facilities. A dedicated cost center has been established for the Office of Campus Sustainability and they provide all funding for the Sustainability Outreach Team.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (2nd program):
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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (2nd program):
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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (2nd program):
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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):
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Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (3rd program):
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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (3rd program):
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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (3rd program):
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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):
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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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