Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Bert Jacobson
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Kankakee Community College
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Bert Jacobson
Dean, Environmental and Institutional Sustainability
Environmental and Institutional 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:
218

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Student Ambassadors

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (1st program):
218

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

KCC's Student Ambassador program is a scholarship that is administered by the Foundation. The Coordinator of Student Life oversees the program. The students are degree seeking, the funds are applied to their student account and they are trained by the Coordinator of Student Life . The College pays for this scholarship. The institution also offers the Coordinator of Student Life ’s support to the program. KCC does not offer this scholarship for continuing education or non-credit students. The program encourages ongoing peer to peer sustainability to complete the outreach and education responsibilities that are required of Student Ambassadors.


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

Eight to 10 students are chosen annually through an application and interview process. Ambassadors assist with tours and events, serve on committees, and regularly support various college departments. To apply, interested students must be enrolled in at least twelve credit hours have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA


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

Student Ambassadors are trained by the Coordinator of Student Life and training includes management, speaking and leadership skills.


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

The college supports the program with scholarships directly to the selected students.


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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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Name(s) of the student educator program(s) (all other programs):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by all other student educator 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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