Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.46
Liaison Brian Pullen
Submission Date March 13, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of South Florida St. Petersburg
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.06 / 4.00 Sara Snader
Sustainability Intern
Facilities Services
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount):
4725

Total number of students enrolled for credit that are served (i.e. directly targeted) by a student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program (avoid double-counting to the extent feasible):
70

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer educator program:
1.48

Name of the student educators program:
Student Government's Department of Sustainability Initiatives and many undergraduate student organizations

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount):
70

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities:

Student Government's Department of Sustainability Initiatives, Student Environmental Awareness Society, The Garden Club, Student Green Energy Fund and other sustainability student organizations are active on campus each semester engaging and educating students to be involved and step up as leaders of sustainability and responsibility regardless of their interests and majors.

Of these initiatives are: completing the Food Forest Project, beach restorations and maintenance, Earth Day festivities, Climate Action Plan events and planning Sustainability summits. There are ample opportunities for students to get involved in project proposals and executions such as the Energy Management System, etc.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected:

Based on ability, loyalty to serving the student body and persistence in being involved.
Students applying for the Education master's program must have a bachelor's degree and necessary test scores, etc.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach:

Go to the Student Organization weekly meetings and learn how to become an active student leader, learn how to conduct formal meetings, working groups and other events to ensure students participate and benefit from them.


A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination):

Student Government fees, Student Green Energy Fund. They are charged from students each semester.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (2nd program):
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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (2nd program):
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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (2nd program):
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A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination) (2nd program):
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Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (3rd program):
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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (3rd program):
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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (3rd program):
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A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination) (3rd program):
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A brief description of all other student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs, including the number of students served and how student educators are selected, trained, and supported by the institution:
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Total number of hours student educators are engaged in peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education activities annually (all programs):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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