Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.11
Liaison Elizabeth Malcolm
Submission Date Jan. 19, 2023

STARS v2.2

Virginia Wesleyan University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.38 / 5.00 Bethany Tsiaras
Director of Wesleyan Engaged Deputy and Diversity Officer
Wesleyan Engaged
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 1 of this credit (student participation in community service)?:

Total number of students:

Number of students engaged in community service:

Percentage of students engaged in community service:

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)?:

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student:

Does the institution have a formal program to support employee volunteering during regular work hours?:

A brief description of the institution’s program to support employee volunteering:

VWU encourages faculty to develop and implement engagement into their curriculum and to participate in such activities. Faculty development funds are set aside for such activities. Staff may participate in the pop-up engagement activities (invasive species removal, seed bomb making, campus clean-ups, etc.) without taking time off. In the fall, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in the day of engagement during Homecoming week. In celebration of MLK Jr. Day, service events are organized on and off campus.

Does the institution track the number of employee community service hours contributed through programs it sponsors?:

Total number of employee community service hours contributed annually through programs sponsored by the institution:

Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data supplied by Brian Kurisky, Director of Wesleyan Engaged, for the 2021-22 academic year.

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