Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.25
Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Oct. 16, 2015
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University of Kentucky
EN-2: Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.80 / 2.00 Shane Tedder
Sustainability Coordinator
Office oF Sustainability
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The percentage of entering students that are provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability:

A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation:
A wide variety of sustainability-focused organizations table during the summer advising conferences that all of our students attend, including but not limited to: Office of Sustainability, Student Sustainability Council, Sustainable Agriculture, Environment and Sustainability Studies, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences and the Wildcat Wheels Bicycle Library.. Sustainability is highlighted during several K-Week (fall orientation) events, including a cook-out for the entire first-year cohort featuring local food, zero waste stations, and a water bottle giveaway.

The website URL where information about sustainability in student orientation is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Information on summer advising can be found here: http://www.uky.edu/seeblueU/

Information on summer advising can be found here:

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