Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 64.57
Liaison Sherri Mason
Submission Date June 14, 2023

STARS v2.2

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.65 / 5.00 Chris Fox
Assistant Director
Civic and Community Engagement
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 1 of this credit (student participation in community service)?:
Yes

Total number of students:
4,448

Number of students engaged in community service:
250

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
5.62

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)?:
Yes

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:
1,000

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student:
0.22

Does the institution have a formal program to support employee volunteering during regular work hours?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program to support employee volunteering:
Trash 2 Treasure and ServErie are two programs in which employees regularly engage in community service. Trash 2 Treasure is basically a community scale garage sale in which students and community members donate items to be resold. All proceeds benefit United Way of Erie. Faculty and Staff are allowed to count up to 10 hours per week of work hours (for 2 weeks) toward the organization and administration of the event.

During our Start with Service bi-annual events employees can spend their work day volunteering as part of ServErie.

Does the institution track the number of employee community service hours contributed through programs it sponsors?:
No

Total number of employee community service hours contributed annually through programs sponsored by the institution:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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