|Submission Date||Feb. 24, 2017|
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
EN-5: Outreach Campaign
|4.00 / 4.00||
Student Services Coordinator
Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability? :
Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Name of the campaign:
A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged:
"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:
650 participants, 33 non profits/clubs and orgs/local businesses were at the event to engage students, staff, and the wider community. T-shirts were given away to any participants who attended 10+ tables.
The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged (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 sustainability-related outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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