Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.70
Liaison Tamera Jahnke
Submission Date April 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Missouri State University
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.82 / 4.00 Doug Neidigh
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Management
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Number of students enrolled for credit:
27,138

Total number of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
18,950

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
69.83

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Student Sustainability and Recycling Coordinator Program

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

Student Recycling Coordinators assist with outreach and recycling in the residence halls. Coordinators have four main duties:
(1) provide education and raise awareness regarding sustainability and recycling for their assigned residence halls,
(2) perform recycling services for the Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services facilities following established procedures and guidelines,
(3) work with floor volunteers to handle the recycling processes of their assigned residence hall,
(4) serve on and/or support the Live Life Green Residence Life Sustainability Committee.


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

This program targets all students in residence halls.


Number of trained student educators (1st program):
6

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (1st program):
33

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (1st program):
15

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (1st program):
2,970

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

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

Sustainability Reps function under the Green Student Alliance, Student Government Association, Live Life Green programs, or just general students. This group of students are trained by the Sustainability Coordinator and work to promote and sustainability on campus and develop events and educational projects for other students. Projects may include tabling events to contact students personally, social media efforts, networking events, campus or community activities.


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

Sustainability Reps mainly focus on student engagement, but also work with faculty, staff and the general community.


Number of trained student educators (2nd program):
3

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (2nd program):
33

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

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (2nd program):
198

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (2nd program):
Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
Sustainability Leadership Program

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

Provide students with an experiential learning opportunity in sustainability to build skills, knowledge, and experience in developing and leading sustainability projects and programs on and off the Missouri State campus.


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

The target audience includes students and staff.


Number of trained student educators (3rd program):
2

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (3rd program):
33

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

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (3rd program):
198

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:

Students are employed by the university to collect recycling from academic buildings on campus. These students interact with other students, as well as, faculty and staff, during their work. Besides just collecting materials, they help educate students, faculty and staff on proper recycling procedures. This is an important process to make sure that we try to address issues of improper collection as soon as possible when they are identified.


Number of trained student educators (all other programs):
3

Number of weeks, on average, the student educators programs are active annually (all other programs):
33

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per student educator (all other programs) :
10

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (all other programs):
660

Grand total number of hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators (all programs):
4,026

Hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators per student served by a peer-to-peer program:
0.21

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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