Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.64
Liaison Michelle Gibbs
Submission Date May 2, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Hope College
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.15 / 4.00 Michelle Gibbs
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution coordinate one or more ongoing student, peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Number of degree-seeking students enrolled at the institution:
3105

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Hope Advocates for Sustainability - Targets Residence Halls and Cottages

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (1st program):
2445

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (1st program):

A group of passionate student representatives from campus residential halls making an organized and effective effort to improve sustainability within Hope's student life. This paid position, under the advisory of the Campus Green Team, offers an opportunity to engage fellow campus residents about sustainability topics such as recycling, or energy and water usage through events and outreach.
2,445 students are campus residents (residence halls and the cottages).
1,496 live in the residence halls.

Past events include multiple film series, decorating a Christmas tree with sustainability pledges, and hosting an annual sustainability competitions between residential halls.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected (1st program):

Applications are released in the fall of each academic semester on Hope College's job board, JobStop.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (1st program):

Once the student representatives are selected for the upcoming school year the student coordinator hosts meetings for the group where they discuss and plan activities for the upcoming school year. They also discuss best practices and lessons learned from the previous years in regards to communication and engagement activities. Students can serve in the role multiple years as long as they are still living on campus. Students that no longer live in the residence halls remain engaged to help the new representatives.


A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

Student representatives are paid positions.


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Name(s) of the student educator program(s) (all other programs):
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Total number of hours student educators are engaged in peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education activities annually:
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The website URL for the peer-to-peer student outreach and education program(s):
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