Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.74
Liaison Cathy Liebowitz
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Emerson College
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.15 / 5.00 Ashley Tarbet
Assistant Director, Community Engagement
Elma Lewis Center
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
4424

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
1500

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
33.91

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:
50000

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
11.30

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
No

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):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s employee community service initiatives:

There is no Emerson-wide policy; however, most units allow paid time to be used for on- or off-campus community engagement.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The institution does not pronounce initiatives, but certain units organize community engagement activities for themselves. Initiatives and projects are approved by vice presidents and/or senior-level directors within units.

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