Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.75
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date May 1, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.38 / 4.00 Kenneth White
Assistant Director -Community Development and Education
Resident Life
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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:
6,249

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

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (1st program):
2,155

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

This program exists throughout all the residence halls on campus. Examples of peer-to-peer activites include recycling contests, eco-friendly bulletin board tips, rewards for turning down thermostats, and other types of outreach activities.


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

The position is advertised with other leadership positions for the residence halls. Students must submit a brief application to be considered for the position. Students volunteer for the position. If there is more than one person interested in the position, there is an election held.


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

The students met for an initial meeting in the beginning of the year with an Assistant Director of Residence Life to discuss ideas they can implement to make more students aware of how to be sustainable. They then met regularly with the Sustainability Program Coordinator.


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

There was direct financial support of the program but as members of Hall Council, Eco Reps had the ability to request funds to support their programming efforts. The first semester they work with the Sustainability Program Coordinator and the second semester they worked closely with a Resident Assistant from Johnson Hall.


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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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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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Total number of hours student educators are engaged in peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education activities annually:
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The website URL for the peer-to-peer student outreach and education program(s):
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