Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.84
Liaison Kalyna Procyk
Submission Date June 6, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Muhlenberg College
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
4.00 / 4.00 Kalyna Procyk
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Campus Sustainability
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount):
2,408

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):
2,408

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

Name of the student educators program:
Muhlenberg Green Team

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount):
2,200

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

The purpose of this program is to introduce freshman to recycling and other sustainable practices while helping them move into their dorms in the beginning of the fall semester. The number of freshman for the 2016-2017 school year is 604 students. Over the course of 4 years, all students should be targeted.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected:

Members of the Green Team are volunteers who sign up the summer before the semester starts, and they receive an information packet and a short orientation of around 30 to 45 minutes before they start helping the freshman move in


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

Members of the Green Team are volunteers who sign up the summer before the semester starts, and they receive an information packet and a short orientation of around 30 to 45 minutes before they start helping the freshman move in


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):

To support the Green Team, Muhlenberg allows members to move onto campus a day early, pays for meals for the students for that day, and provides Green Team labeled T-Shirts


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Watts Your Bergtricity

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
2,200

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

Students in on-campus dorms participate in a dorm energy competition to reduce electricity usage and learn about energy consumption. Almost all day students will live in the dorms over the course of 4 years and participate in this program.


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

The lead educator is an Intern for the Office of Campus Sustainability. All other students are volunteers organized by the Intern.


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

There is a Program Manual and training with the Sustainability Coordinator.


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):

Funds for food for the winners are given through the Office of Campus Sustainability.


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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