Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.47
Liaison Ryan Todd
Submission Date March 1, 2021

STARS v2.2

California State University, Sacramento
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 4.00 Kristina Cullen
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management—Sustainability
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Number of students enrolled for credit:
31,156

Total number of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
30,000

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
96.29

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Students in Gardening Project

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

As apart of the Environmental Policies class, a group of 18 students worked with Professor Singh to outline and create a garden used to educate the community on sustainability. The garden, located off campus at Grand Oak Elementary acts as a way for the community to learn more about sustainability as well as an opportunity to grow plants.


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

The target audience of this project are the members of the Citrus Heights community who will visit and engage with the garden.


Number of trained student educators (1st program):
18

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (1st program):
16

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (1st program):
7.50

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (1st program):
120

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (1st program):
Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Campus Waste Reduction Ambassadors

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

Students in Introduction to Environmental Science run an ongoing waste education campaign to educate their peers on proper waste disposal. Participants stand by waste and composting receptacles to explain proper sorting techniques.


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

The whole student body was impacted by this initiative.


Number of trained student educators (2nd program):
35

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (2nd program):
32

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (2nd program):
4

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (2nd program):
280

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

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

The housing team at Sac State works hard to integrate sustainability into the every day workings of residential life. RA's use the community boards to illustrate different ways that students can be more conscious of their waste output, water, and energy usage. They also put on events that promote education and socialization to students such as: Black out Green On (an energy Savings competition), annual clothing swaps, and food donations for the pantry on campus.


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

The housing team's target audience are the students who live in the residence halls, however every student on campus is welcome to participate.


Number of trained student educators (3rd program):
38

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (3rd program):
32

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (3rd program):
20

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (3rd program):
640

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):
1,040

Hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators per student served by a peer-to-peer program:
0.03

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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