Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.32
Liaison Trish O'Connor
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Fleming College
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Robert Monico
Sustainability Projects Coordinator
Sustainability
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount):
8789

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):
8789

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer educator program:
100

Name of the student educators program:
Peer Mentorship Program

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount):
8789

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

Mentorship pop-ups were designed to provide students with information regarding specific topics. Topics varied by week and covered areas such as; Organization, Recreation, Study Skills, Diversity, Reframing Failure, etc.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected:

Student educators are selected by the Student Experience Department after potential volunteers have undergone training.


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

Mentors are trained using the mentorship training manual – Usually 1-2 hour sessions for training. Mentors are also required to complete AODA training


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):

Financial support varies each week depending upon the session being run but is overall supported by the Student Experience Department.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Bishkaa Mentorship Program

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
12

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

The Bishkaa program provides a holistic approach to incoming Indigenous students' well-being by utilizing Elder's teachings and experiences on the land. It begins as a week-long on-campus end-of-summer orientation program and continues as mentorship throughout the school year.

The mentorship includes regular meetings with the Bishkaa ambassadors who are available to help guide students in their transition to Fleming College and help them to become familiar with the City of Peterborough, Lindsay, and surrounding First Nations communities.

Bishkaa ambassadors also work with Indigenous student services as well as various internal departments to assist in some program planning and delivery.


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

Each year, Indigenous student services posts for 3 Bishkaa ambassador positions. Two positions at Sutherland and one at Frost. Students in their second semester or higher are eligible to apply for these positions.

Bishkaa: Anishnaabemowin For "Rise Up"


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

They are provided with a one-week training and orientation where they are equipped with the information and resources to support new Indigenous students at Fleming.


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):

Financial and administrative support is offered through the Indigenous Student Services Department.


Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (3rd program):
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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (3rd program):
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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (3rd program):
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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):
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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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