Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 36.72
Liaison Lindsey Abernathy
Submission Date July 17, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Mississippi
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 4.00 Kendall McDonald
Project Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability? :
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
No

Name of the campaign:
Rebel Energy Challenge

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged:

Facilitated by the UM Office of Sustainability and the Eco-Reps program, the Rebel Energy Challenge is an annual energy conservation competition among residence halls on campus. Students participate in the challenge by signing an energy reduction pledge, taking a survey of their energy use, and swapping incandescent bulbs for energy efficient CFL bulbs. The 2017-2018 Rebel Energy Challenge was completed as a part of Green Week.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:

During the 2017-2018 Rebel Energy Challenge, three participating residence halls (Residence Hall 1, Luckyday Residential College and Residential College South) swapped 105 total incandescent bulbs for energy efficient compact fluorescent bulbs.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
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Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
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A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged (2nd campaign):
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A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):
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The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
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A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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