Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.98
Liaison Peter Barker
Submission Date March 14, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

St. John's University, New York
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Joanna Shields
STARS Research Analyst
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Does the institution have an ongoing incentives program or programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years:

One of the major programs that is at the heart of the University and makes St. John's unique is its work in the Bread and Life Program. This program, along with Academic Service Learning, allows professors to incorporate real world sustainability lessons in their courses. Many professors use this program to engage students in areas such as social justice, sustainable economics, and resource management.

The Bread and Life Program not only provides over 2,500 meals daily to needy New Yorkers, but with spiritual and social services including technology, medical, and legal services.

Further information about the Bread and Life's work can be found online at https://www.breadandlife.org/programs.

A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:

Faculty are encouraged to participate in the Bread and Life program and incorporate it as a resource for teaching foundational values to University students. Faculty are responsible for implementing Vincentian teachings into their lessons and evolving their curriculum to meet the needs of students in a rapidly changing environment.

The website URL where information about the incentive program(s) is available:

More information about the Bread for Life Soup Kitchen can be found at: https://www.breadandlife.org/

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