Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Suzanne Hansen
Submission Date July 18, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Macalester College
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Suzanne Savanick Hansen
Sustainability Manager
Macalester Sustainbility Office
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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:
2033

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Sustainability Student Worker Network

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (1st program):
2033

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

The Sustainability Student Worker Network is comprised of student workers in departments all across campus who are either hired specifically to work on sustainability projects or spend some of their allotted hours to work on sustainability projects in their department. All students are served either directly or indirectly by the students' programs.


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

Students self-select or staff designate them for inclusion in the program.


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

In the first week of the semester the student workers gather for an extended training session to spend time reviewing each others' positions and personalities, brainstorming potential project ideas, learning how to interact with the professional staff to create institutional change, and how to perform effective outreach campaigns.


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

The wages of the work are provided institutionally through student work awards. Student coordinators from Facilities Services and the Sustainability Office organize the network meetings. Additional funding for projects may be available through the Sustainability Small Projects Fund.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (2nd program):
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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (2nd program):
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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (2nd program):
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A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (2nd program):
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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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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 (3rd program):
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A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to 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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A brief description of the program(s), including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (all other programs):
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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (all other programs):
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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (all other programs):
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A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (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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Campus outreach is only one part of the mandate of the Sustainability Student Worker Network. The Network spends most of it's time implementing sustainability projects and coordinating with the campus administration. When outreach is called for, easy access to the entire student body is available.

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