Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Susan Powers
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Clarkson University
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Susan Powers
Assoc. Dir. Sustainability
ISE
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Does the institution coordinate one or more ongoing student, peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Number of degree-seeking students enrolled at the institution:
3873

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Eco Reps

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (1st program):
100

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (1st program):

energy and waste signage and sustainability programming/training in the dorms.


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

RAs nominated eco-reps and Sustainability Interns sought additional reps based on club attendance and major


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (1st program):

They meet with the Sustainability Coordinator one on one for initial training. After that the Sustainability Intern communicates with them on projects weekly.


A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

One ISE Sustainability intern who is responsible for overseeing the program is paid 5 hours per week.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
SCORE

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
30

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

SCORE trains students to be peer-to-peer educators. They provide simple energy audits and energy education to students living in off-campus housing. They do simple retrofits - low flow sink aerators and shower heads, window film and caulk to reduce drafts, CFL light bulbs, and CO2 and CH4 monitoring for safety. The residents learn about the value of these retrofits and conservation behavior over a free pizza provided by SCORE.


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

Student educators are self selected as members of the SCORE club.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (2nd program):

The SCORE students who are trainers undergo a 4-hour energy audit course fom a faculty member at SUNY Canton. The does similar programms for energy professionals.


A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (2nd program):

The SCORE program was initiated with two Sustainability Fund projects. They are now an official student club and are eligible for funding through the student government.


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A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (3rd program):
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Name(s) of the student educator program(s) (all other programs):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by all other student educator programs:
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A brief description of the program(s), including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (all other programs):
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Total number of hours student educators are engaged in peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education activities annually:
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The website URL for the peer-to-peer student outreach and education program(s):
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