Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.17
Liaison Ryan Kmetz
Submission Date July 26, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.40 / 4.00
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Number of students enrolled for credit:
13,497

Total number of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
1,000

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
7.41

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Eco- Ambassadors Program

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

Eco-Ambassadors are a funded team of UMBC students working with the University's Sustainability Office to promote efforts to advance social responsibility and environmental sustainability in the student body. The eco-ambassadors work throughout the semesters to engage students based on projects important to them. Recent Eco-Ambassador projects have included events focused on proper waste sorting in the residence hall, reducing food waste in the dining hall, facilitating collaboration among environmentally-focused student organizations on campus, and residential composting.


A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (1st program):

Eco-Ambassadors educate their peers (undergraduates) in residential, commuter, academic, and extracurricular settings about environmental solutions in order to empower UMBC to adopt environmentally friendly practices.


Number of trained student educators (1st program):
5

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (1st program):
25

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (1st program):
5

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (1st program):
625

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (1st program):
Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
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Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the student educators program (3rd program):
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A brief description of all other student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs:
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Number of trained student educators (all other programs):
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Number of weeks, on average, the student educators programs are active annually (all other programs):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per student educator (all other programs) :
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (all other programs):
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Grand total number of hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators (all programs):
625

Hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators per student served by a peer-to-peer program:
0.63

Website URL where information about the student sustainability educators programs is available:
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