Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.21
Liaison Darcy Coughlan
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2021

STARS v2.2

Coastal Carolina University
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.81 / 4.00 Darcy Coughlan
Associate Director
Sustain Coastal
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Number of students enrolled for credit:
10,118

Total number of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
9,174

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
90.67

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Eco-Rep Leaders Program

A brief description of the student educators program (1st program):
Eco-Rep Leaders are peer educators for students, staff and faculty at Coastal Carolina University as well as for the community. Each Eco-Rep Leader has the expectation to represent sustainability through a variety of means, including academic presentations, campus meetings, special events, educational sessions and environmental campaigns. Eco-Rep Leaders are expected to devote their time to educate their peers, foster sustainable behavior and build community. Each Eco-Rep Leader is required to conduct campus and community presentations, help plan and execute special events, and connect with departments on campus to help in making their efforts more sustainable.

A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (1st program):
The target audience are the students, faculty and staff at Coastal Carolina University.

Number of trained student educators (1st program):
5

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (1st program):
40

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (1st program):
10

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (1st program):
2,000

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Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Green Team

A brief description of the student educators program (2nd program):
The Green Team is an integral part of the behind-the-scenes work of sustainability at Coastal Carolina University. The Green Team consists of student staff that collect recyclables on-campus in all academic and administrative buildings, as well as during special events, especially athletic events. In addition to collecting recyclables, Green Team members interact and work to educate the campus and larger community about sustainability and Sustain Coastal initiatives, such as Zero Waste.

A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (2nd program):
In day-to-day operations, the presence of the Green Team around campus is an important reminder and daily educational tool for the campus community. At special events, Green Team members educate campus community members and also the larger community about Zero Waste. They also supervise student volunteers at campus Zero Waste events, and help to build capacity surrounding waste diversion efforts and how to properly sort waste. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcjA9gsUdYg

Number of trained student educators (2nd program):
9

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (2nd program):
50

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (2nd program):
10

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (2nd program):
4,500

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (2nd program):
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A brief description of all other student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs:
LiveWell Peer Educators The LiveWell Peer Educators are students who focus on holistic wellness using the 9 Dimensions of Wellness/wellness wheel as the model for others by also trying to help those in need. Any student on campus who wants to improve their wellness or is struggling and needs guidance and support from people they can look up to but also become friends with. Number of trained student educators = 15.0 Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually = 40.0 Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator = 15.0 Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators = 9,000 Website URL where information about the student educators program is available: https://www.coastal.edu/livewell/peereducators/livewell/ The SHORE Peer Educators The SHORE Peer Educators are a group of student volunteers who are trained to plan and execute events, activities and give presentations on a wide variety of mental health and general wellness topics for their peers. Members educate their fellow students about healthy living and work with the Live Well Office and Counseling Services staffs to raise awareness about various psychological issues. SHORE members are trained and supervised to provide educational presentations to classes, organizations, teams and other student groups. SHORE also organizes events and creates initiatives relating to mental/emotional health and interpersonal violence prevention. Any student struggling with mental/emotional health and needing more education on sexual or dating violence or that have been through this and need guidance after trauma. Number of trained student educators = 15.0 Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually = 40.0 Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator = 10.0 Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators = 6,000

Number of trained student educators (all other programs):
30

Number of weeks, on average, the student educators programs are active annually (all other programs):
40

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per student educator (all other programs) :
12.50

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (all other programs):
15,000

Grand total number of hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators (all programs):
21,500

Hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators per student served by a peer-to-peer program:
2.34

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