Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Harlan Blauser
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
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University of North Carolina, Pembroke
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Harlan Blauser
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution coordinate one or more ongoing student, peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Number of degree-seeking students enrolled at the institution:
6245

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Sustainability Intern

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (1st program):
1500

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

-Program targets all incoming freshmen, but engages with entire student population
-Engage freshmen and transfer students during the Resources Fair portion of all New Student Orientation Sessions about the campus sustainability programs, goals, etc.
-Give sustainability program presentation to freshmen during Freshmen Seminar classes
-Conduct sustainability education and awareness events throughout the year around known causes, like Earth Day, World Water Day, National Drive Electric Week, America Recycles Day, etc.


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

-Any student who meet the following minimum criteria are eligible to apply. After applying, a selection committee shortlists top applicants who are then interviewed and then selected to serve as (paid, part-time) Sustainability Interns for the campus through the Sustainability Office.

Minimum Qualifications to apply as a Campus Sustainability Intern:
• Be a UNCP student, in good standing
• Adhere to all campus policies, procedures and regulations
• Be passionate and knowledgeable about sustainability
• Be eager to assist and take on leadership roles
• Be a problem-solver, able to get results and get things done, correctly and of high quality
• Have a positive, can-do, honest, hard-working team player attitude
• Have good communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with others
• Be able to follow directions, be dependable and engage with others as a professional
• Be capable of pushing, pulling and lifting loads up to 50 pounds
• Be able to stand, walk and climb stairs for extended periods of time both indoors and outdoors
• Be able to work flexible hours which may include some nights and weekends


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

-Provided the campus' guiding sustainability commitments (links under “About” on Sustainability website) to review and learn
-Shown how to submit online bi-weekly timesheet via Brave Web
-Shown how to schedule events in online Facility Reservation System
-Provided with campus safety training, to include how to drive golf carts
-Reprogram campus ID card for access into all residence hall lobbies (7am-7pm) and both campus apartment club houses for collecting items from the green (labeled) recycling bins
-Shown how to give sustainability presentation for new student orientations, new employee orientations and Freshman Seminar Classes
-Shown how to manage Sustainability Office's website
-Participate in monthly Sustainability Council meetings, if class schedule permits (2nd Wed, 8:30am, UC 233)
-Strongly encouraged to Join and assist the Greener Coalition (Student Club that promotes sustainability; BraveConnect)
-Other duties, etc. as assigned


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

-Sustainability Green Fees are used to provide two part-time, student, Sustainability Intern positions throughout each year


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Name(s) of the student educator program(s) (all other programs):
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Total number of hours student educators are engaged in peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education activities annually:
100

The website URL for the peer-to-peer student outreach and education program(s):

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