Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 42.75
Liaison John Stolz
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Duquesne University
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.90 / 4.00
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount):
9344

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):
2100

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer educator program:
22.47

Name of the student educators program:
Evergreen

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount):
2000

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

Through peaceful political activism, educational programs, and service opportunities, Evergreen works to foster a sense of respect, appreciation, and responsibility for the natural environment. Evergreen views protecting and improving the environment as essential to creating a more just world and hosts a variety of clean-ups, educational and social events each semester.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected:

Students self-select as they learn about Evergreen club on campus.


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

Regular group meetings and excursions which feature local experts.


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):

Evergreen is supported by one group adviser and by the university department of Mission and Identity. They receive approximately $1700 annually.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Net Impact

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
50

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

Net Impact is a community of students and professionals that are creating a positive social and environmental change in the workplace and world. The mission of our chapter is to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.


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

Organizational Board of Students advertises to student body to recruit new members.


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

Members receive training through their sustainability Courses through the MBA program as well as through educational events, movie screenings, and field trips.


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):

Net Impact receives financial support from the University to host 2 events every semester open to the entire campus community. The Business School offers financial support to each sustainability student to attend a sustainability conference of their choice.

Net Impact is provided with an advisor to help plan and assist withe events and projects.

https://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/business/graduate/mba-programs/mba-sustainable-business-practices/mba-in-sbp-student-life/net-impact


Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
Ecology Club

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (3rd program):
50

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

Our goal is conservation through research. We are active in learning about the natural community around us through biosurveys, outreach/education, documentary screenings, bird counts, and more.


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

Organizational Board of Students advertises to student body to recruit new members.


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

Members receive training through their biology coursework as well as through educational events, movie screenings, and field trips.


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):

Ecology Club is supported by one group adviser and by the Bayer School for Natural and Environmental Science. They receive approximately $x annually.


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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