Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jim Carr
Submission Date Sept. 24, 2012
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University of Arkansas at Little Rock
ER-1: Student Sustainability Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Nancy Landrum
Professor
Management Department
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Total number of degree-seeking students enrolled at the institution:
11050

Program name (1st program):
Choices for Sustainable Living discussion course - nonresidential option

Number of students served by the program to whom peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education is offered (1st program):
11050

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (1st program):

UALR provides student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education through two venues:
UALR Sustainability Committee - Choices for Sustainable Living discussion course
The course was offered to 11,050 students
The UALR Sustainability Committee has one graduate student Eco-Rep and three undergraduate student Eco-Reps to provide outreach to the student body. These students coordinate programs to raise awareness about sustainability, such as courses for all students, competitions, and more.
The student educators received training by previously participating in the discussion course.
The UALR Sustainability Committee provides staff support and purchases the necessary books for the discussion course.


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

Students apply to be Eco-Interns and the Sustainability Committee makes the final selection. Eco-Interns are responsible for leading the discussion groups.


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

The students must first complete the Choices for Sustainable Living discussion course before they can lead the discussion course with other students.


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

The student educators are supervised by the Education & Research subcommittee of the Sustainability Committee and by the Chair of the Sustainability Committee. The Sustainability Committee sets aside tuition scholarships for the student educators to become Eco-Interns and complete one semester of internship credit with the Committee.


The website URL for 1st Program:
Program name (2nd program):
Choices for Sustainable Living discussion course - residential option

Number of students to whom peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education is offered (2nd program):
950

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

Housing - Choices for Sustainable Living discussion course
The course was offered to 950 students
The Office of Campus Housing has a full-time student Sustainability Coordinator to provide outreach to campus Housing students. This student coordinates programs to raise awareness about the discussion course for residential students.
The student educator received training by previously participating in the discussion course.
The UALR Sustainability Committee provides staff support and purchases the necessary books for the discussion course.


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

The Office of Campus Housing hires a full-time graduate assistant in the role of Sustainability Coordinator.


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

The student educator received training by previously participating in the discussion course.
The UALR Sustainability


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

The UALR Sustainability Committee provides staff support and purchases the necessary books for the discussion course.


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