Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.65
Liaison Jennifer Bodine
Submission Date Feb. 19, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Weber State University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.28 / 5.00 Jennifer Bodine
Sustainability Specialist
Facilities Management
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount; part-time students, continuing education, and/or graduate students may be excluded):
26,809

Number of students engaged in community service (headcount):
6,762

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
25.22

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)? (if data not available, respond 'No'):
Yes

Total number of student community service hours contributed during the most recent one-year period:
139,830

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
5.22

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Does the institution include community service achievements on student transcripts?:
Yes

Does the institution provide incentives for employees to participate in community service (on- or off-campus)? (Incentives may include voluntary leave, compensatory time, or other forms of positive recognition):
Yes

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

WSU has a service leave policy that allows benefit-eligible employees to take up to eight hours of service leave. The policy can be found at: https://www.weber.edu/ppm/Policies/3-66_Service_Leave_Policy.html

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

Presidential awards for community engagement: Each year, WSU recognizes the work of outstanding faculty, staff, students, alumni and community partners with five distinct awards:
Community Engaged Faculty Member
Community Engaged Student or Student Group
Community Engaged Staff Member
Committed Community Partner
Community Engaged Alumnus

https://www.weber.edu/ccel/awards.html


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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