Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.47
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Loyola Marymount University
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Ian McKeown
Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount):
7900

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):
7900

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

Name of the student educators program:
Resident Life Energy Reduction Team

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount):
3210

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

This program is currently being initiated in the spring of 2017. These students will be tasked with educating peers in residence life spaces for reduction of energy. They will meet people face to face, hold meetings, and post information up around residence life spaces.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected:

Selected on volunteer basis from interested groups including student government, housing, environmental related student groups, volunteers, and the sustainability office.


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

A sustainability office student will train them and provide materials to them to carry out an energy awareness campaign,.


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):

Housing, Student Gov, and sustainability office will partner for online presence, giveaways, educational materials, etc.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Student Sustainability Tour guides/ Sustainability outreach students

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
7900

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

Students are currently being organized to be the university's first official Sustainability tour guides. These students will host tours for fellow students of campus sustainability program. They will also give tours to other groups outside the university. The focus is to make the student body aware of the operations we have on campus. In the future beyond the current pilot phase being implemented these students will develop videos of these tours to provide online for the whole student body to access as needed.

These students will role out in fall 2018 as we are building the program of eco reps along with our relationship with global green non profit. These students will work on onsite education on campus on sustainability, provide tours, serve as a street team, and as help with composting program education on campus. These will be eco-reps


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

They are selected on volunteer basis, based on the students background and interests in sustainability. Representative from sustainability office and Center for Urban Resilience partner to select these students.


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

These students will be formally trained by a representative from the sustainability office and Global green nonprofit. They will be provided with script, promotional materials, and professional code for the tours and campus training workshops to peers .They will be educated and remain up to date on current sustainability programs at the school.


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):

The school will provide office shirts, promotional materials, training, and scripts. The students will be volunteers for the pilot project.


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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