Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.65
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Paul Shepherd
Director
Student Life
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign directed at students within the previous three years that has yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign directed at employees within the previous three years that has yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

The name of the campaign (1st campaign):
Just Local (Fall 2015)

A brief description of the campaign (1st campaign):

"Just Local," A UWRF sponsored, community event, focuses on bringing people together to learn about the importance of being an engaged community member and supporting the local economy. Participants in the "Just Local" event on campus can sample local foods and learn how local businesses, organizations, and student clubs meet everyday needs. Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint through eating local, buying local and utilizing alternative modes of transportation. The Just Local events are free and open to the public.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (1st campaign):

31 non profits/clubs and orgs/local businesses were at the event to engage students, staff, and the wider community. 450 t-shirts were given away that day and to get a t-shirt an individual must have visited 10 of the 31 tables.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (1st campaign):
The name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
City Sampler

A brief description of the campaign (2nd campaign):

The City Sampler is an event hosted by Conference and Event Services during the first week of fall semester classes. It provides an opportunity for local businesses and organizations to showcase their products and services and connect with the campus community, including new and returning students, faculty, and staff.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

Over 30 local businesses were able to promote their services and products to UWRF students, faculty, and staff. The event serves as a great way for students to learn the community resources available to them at the start of the academic year.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
A brief description of other outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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