Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Sarah Laurie
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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State University of New York at Fredonia
ER-1: Student Sustainability Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Sarah Laurie
Environmental Safety and Sustainability Specialist; PR Subcommittee Chair; ACUPCC liaison
Environmental Health & Safety
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Total number of degree-seeking students enrolled at the institution:
5769

Program name (1st program):
Reusable Bag Campaign

Number of students served by the program (1st program):
2600

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

Student educators selected were core CCC group members that helped write the grant proposal and were available to distribute the bags in the residence halls.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (1st program):

These students were required to train Resident Hall Directors about the ecological impacts of plastic bags and the benefits of reusable bags to pass on to their residents as they received their bags.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

Students from CCC collaborated with Faculty Student Association (FSA) for a grant that provided 2,600 reusable bags that were given to the campus body.


The website URL for 1st Program:
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Program name (2nd program):
Freshman Convocation

Number of students served by the program (2nd program):
1100

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

A previous President of Campus Climate Challenge volunteered to speak at the Freshman Convocation to educate the students about sustainability on campus and opportunities o be involved.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (2nd program):

The student speaker received training from a sustainability consultant Dave Bauer along with Sustainability Committee members.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (2nd program):

Sustainability committee funded the student leaders trainings and was able to secure him a spot at convocation to speak.


The website URL for 2nd program:
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Program name (3rd program):
Trayless Dinning Hall Campaign

Number of students served by the program (3rd program):
1500

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

Members of CCC volunteered to educate peers at dining halls lunch and dinner hours. Students were surveyed about their use of trays and group members educated surveyors about food, energy and water waste related to trays.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (3rd program):

Students from previous years in which CCC hosted this event trained new members about food, energy and water waste facts and ways of approaching peers.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (3rd program):

Sustainability Committee and administration provided funding for posters and publicity. Students Association funded printing costs for surveys.


The website URL for 3rd program:
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Program name (All other programs):
Earth Week

Number of students served by the program (All other programs):
300

A brief description of how the student educators are selected (All other programs):

Students from CCC volunteer to help coordinate numerous events the week of April 22(Earth Day). Environmentally themed events range from panel discussions, native garden expansions, student surveys, dumpster dives and film showings.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (All other programs):

Student leadership trainings with Dave Bauer and Earth Week sub-committee meetings help group members plan events for earth week.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (All other programs):

Funding is received from the administration and the Sustainability Committee


The website URL for all other programs:
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