Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 40.16
Liaison Jennifer Bodine
Submission Date April 23, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Weber State University
EN-12: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.47 / 5.00 Jennifer Bodine
Sustainability Specialist
Facilities Management
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Number of students engaged in community service:

Total number of students :

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

Total number of student community service hours contributed during a one-year period:

Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:

A brief description of the practice of including community service on transcripts, if applicable:

The Center for Community Engaged Learning at Weber State University keeps track of every student's community service hours. The total number of hours completed by the student appears on the student's transcript. If needed or desired, the Center can also provide detailed reports on a student's service hours. For example, they can provide how many hours a student put in on a specific project or for a specific organization.

Does the institution provide incentives for employees to participate in community service (on- or off-campus)?:

A brief description of the institution’s employee community service initiatives:

The John A. Lindquist Award is given annually to a current WSU faculty or staff person who has demonstrated sustained and outstanding commitment to mentoring WSU students in learning through civic engagement. The award publicly recognizes the time and energy staff and faculty devote to enhancing student learning and developing community partnerships.

Grants are also provided to fund civic engagement activities proposed by employees through the Alan E. and Jeanne N. Hall Endowment for Community Outreach.The objective of the Alan E. and Jeanne N. Hall Endowment for Community Outreach is to address the needs of disadvantaged individuals, families, and groups within Ogden and the surrounding communities by enhancing their educational, economic, social, psychological and cultural well-being. Grant information can be found at: http://www.weber.edu/ccel/grants.html

The website URL where information about the institution’s community service initiatives is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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