Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison John Gardner
Submission Date May 31, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kate Nelson
Chief Sustainability Officer
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:
27401

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Eco Reps

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (1st program):
4224

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

The Eco Reps program offers training and workshops for Eco Rep student hall/tower leaders on broad sustainability and specifically alternative transportation, energy conservation, recycling and water conservation. The students then build their own programs in their designated hall/tower.


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

The students are elected as part of University Housing student governance. Volunteer students also participate as part of the programs that the student leaders put together.


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

Formal training handbooks were designed around alternative transportation, energy conservation, recycling and water conservation. These themes run for 2 months before the next training.


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

Training materials were designed and given out as part of the Office of Sustainability and other program materials come through Housing's student governance committee.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Environmental Sustainability Mentorship Committee

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
27401

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (2nd program):

This newly formatted Student Association committee serves and mentors students through the process of utilizing student green fees for sustainability projects on campus.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected (2nd program):

A. Two seats shall be apportioned to Student Association Senators elected by the Student Association Senate
B. Four seats shall be apportioned to at-large students that must be appointed and approved by the Student Association
C. Two seats shall be apportioned to student organization members
D. Three seats shall be appointed to academic staff
E. Two seats shall be apportioned to faculty members
F. One seat shall be reserved for the Chief Sustainability Officer


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (2nd program):

Review with The Office of Sustainability.


A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (2nd program):

Student segregated fees


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 (3rd program):
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A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (3rd program):
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Name(s) of the student educator program(s) (all other programs):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by all other student educator programs:
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A brief description of the program(s), including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (all other programs):
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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (all other programs):
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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (all other programs):
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A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (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:
864

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

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