Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 38.32
Liaison Debbie Namugayi
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Eastern Kentucky University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.28 / 5.00 Debbie Namugayi
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
10185

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
562

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
5.52

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)? (if data not available, respond 'No'):
Yes

Total number of student community service hours contributed during the most recent one-year period:
12054.33

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
1.18

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
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Does the institution provide incentives for employees to participate in community service (on- or off-campus)? (Incentives may include voluntary leave, compensatory time, or other forms of positive recognition):
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A brief description of the institution’s employee community service initiatives:

EKU hosts a number of on campus volunteer activities ranging from cleanup days to tree plantings and maintains community service partnerships with several local non-profit organizations, including Habitat for Humanity. Students may also volunteer at the University's on campus food bank the Colonel's Cupboard or participate in alternative spring break trips to other communities in need of volunteer assistance.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Dylan Bogard - Student Life - 462 Service Participants
Patrick McKee - Office of Sustainability - 100 volunteers

Undergraduate Full-Time on-campus enrollment was used instead of total enrollment due to the fact that part-time and online students are seldom on campus and may be remote.

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