Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2012
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STARS v1.0

University of Kentucky
ER-1: Student Sustainability Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Shane Tedder Tedder
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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Total number of degree-seeking students enrolled at the institution:
27108

Program name (1st program):
Eco-Rep

Number of students served by the program (1st program):
2591

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

The eco-reps are elected as a position of the Hall Government system under the Resident Student Association. They then have access to the funds and programing resources of the Resident Life Offices at the University of Kentucky.


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

The student educators meet with the programing assistant bi-weekly and are given written resources to review. Each new class of eco-reps is given training to address the resources available to them and outlines the expectations for their advocacy efforts.


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

The Office of Sustainability provides a programing assistant to manage the program. The eco-reps have access to the financial resources of the Office of Sustainability and the Student Sustainability Council and Student Government Association.


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Program name (2nd program):
Student Sustainability Ambassadors Program

Number of students served by the program (2nd program):
27108

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

The ambassador program, formed in January 2012, allows students to self select.


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

When student become ambassadors they receive a verbal and digital summary of the current sustainability landscape at UK and the resources available to them. Each month, the coordinator of the program will organize a formal voluntary program that focuses on a particular element of sustainability on our campus and in general. They ambassadors will also be notified via listserv of all other sustainability related trainings, presentations and events.


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

The office of sustainability funds a student-position to coordinate the ambassador program and provides funding as needed to programs developed by the ambassadors. Funding for events is also available through the environmental stewardship fee.


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