Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.56
Liaison Kristeena Blaser
Submission Date Aug. 25, 2021

STARS v2.2

Oklahoma State University
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 4.00 Kristeena Blaser
Sustainability Coordinator
Energy Services
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Number of students enrolled for credit:
25,783

Total number of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
5,333

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
20.68

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
RHA Eco-Repsresentatives

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

RHA Eco-Reps conduct outreach on energy and resource conservation within Res Halls. Recent activity has included promoting the ResLife Recycles program, collecting pledges on America Recycles Day, and promoting move-out collections and move-in recycling. Eco-reps communicate to students via visual displays, presentations, campaigns, tours, social media and Res Hall events. The program is administered by and receives funding from the Residence Halls Association (RHA), headed by the VP of Sustainability.


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

The Eco-Reps serve approximately 6,000 students who live in single-student campus housing. This represents mostly freshmen and first-year students.


Number of trained student educators (1st program):
8

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (1st program):
30

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (1st program):
3

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (1st program):
720

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (1st program):
Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
EcoHouse Learning Living Program

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

The EcoHouse Living Learning Program is open to residents of any major who want to explore strategies for sustainable living. Living at EcoHouse, you'll learn about balancing resources with good stewardship of the environment, our communities, and the economy. EcoHouse will empower you to make positive change, applying your knowledge and experience to solve local sustainability challenges on campus or in the community. Together with like-minded peers, you'll participate in activities such as cooking with local foods, restoring watersheds, gardening or fixing bicycles.


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

The EcoHouse Peer Mentor would provide training, events, or activities for the students who were residents on the EcoHouse floor. Residents are expected to participate in an EcoHouse orientation event (fall semester), closing activity (spring semester), and 75% of other scheduled programming, including applying for the Green Student Initiative for a campus project. Residents will regularly contribute to the EcoHouse blog, interact with an EcoHouse mentor. All students with an interest in sustainable living are eligible to apply.


Number of trained student educators (2nd program):
1

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (2nd program):
30

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (2nd program):
10

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (2nd program):
300

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (2nd program):
Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the student educators program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (3rd program):
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Number of trained student educators (3rd program):
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Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (3rd program):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (3rd program):
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (3rd program):
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Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (3rd program):
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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):
1,020

Hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators per student served by a peer-to-peer program:
0.19

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

Data sources:
Lauren Murray, EcoHouse Peer Mentor

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