Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.17
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Loyola Marymount University
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.56 / 4.00 Jessica Hernandez
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Number of students enrolled for credit:
8,564

Total number of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
8,564

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
100

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Resident Life Energy Reduction Team/ Eco Ambassadors

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

This program was initiated in Spring of 2017 and continues each Fall Semester. These students also known as Eco-Ambassadors are tasked with educating peers in residence life spaces for reduction of energy. They meet people face to face, hold meetings, and post information up around residence life spaces. These Eco Ambassadors focus on sustainability education, composting etc.


A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (1st program):

Eco-Ambassadors target audience are students around campus. Ambassadors educate their fellow students living in the residence halls about sustainable living. Eco-Ambassadors are also involved environmental clubs across campus further reaching the student population. They also attend Environmental Science and CURes events representing the university.


Number of trained student educators (1st program):
21

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (1st program):
17

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (1st program):
8

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (1st program):
168

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (1st program):
Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Sustainability Outreach Students

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

Students from Green LMU participate in student outreach by giving tours around campus. These tours educate the campus population about sustainability in daily operations including the use of solar around campus, composting in residents halls, alternative transportation (solar card and bike shop), etc.


A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (2nd program):

All campus community and some off-campus partners


Number of trained student educators (2nd program):
18

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (2nd program):
28

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (2nd program):
8

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (2nd program):
4,032

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (2nd program):
Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
Bike Shop Transportation Student Reps

A brief description of the student educators program (3rd program):

The bike shop representatives are trained to advocate and educate their campus peers on sustainable transportation. Students are trained to repair bicycles and hold bike shop events and workshops that educate the campus. The students also work with the Director of Transportation and City Relations for ASLMU (the governing student body) and the Director of Parking and Transportation ( LMU Administration). They educate and consult with these Directors in alternative transportation methods, including bike infrastructure around campus, parking options for green vehicles ( cars, bikes, etc.), and provide additional edits for the campus Master Bike Plan.


A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (3rd program):

All campus community and some off-campus partners.


Number of trained student educators (3rd program):
11

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (3rd program):
28

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (3rd program):
8

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (3rd program):
2,464

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (3rd program):
A brief description of all other student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs:
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Number of trained student educators (all other programs):
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Number of weeks, on average, the student educators programs are active annually (all other programs):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per student educator (all other programs) :
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (all other programs):
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Grand total number of hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators (all programs):
6,664

Hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators per student served by a peer-to-peer program:
0.78

Website URL where information about the student sustainability educators programs is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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