Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.15
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date March 3, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Western Kentucky University
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Christian Ryan
Sustainability Coordinator
WKU
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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? :
Yes

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?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
GameDay Recycling Program for student waste diversion on home football game days

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged:

**In progress


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

**In progress


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
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Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
The WKU Green Tour as a learning tool.

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged (2nd campaign):

In late summer 2014, the Sustainability Coordinator announced that she would conduct an open-to-all campus Green Tour on the first Thursday of each month. Additionally, tours were offered for classes by request. The goal was to increase awareness among faculty about ways in which the campus can be used as a living laboratory to demonstrate best practices and engage students in practical problem solving.


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

From Sept to Nov 2014, the Sustainability Coordinator conducted 15 Green Tours for classes ranging from English as a Second Language to Environmental Science. Nearly every instructor included some sort of follow-up assignment or project for their students related to what they learned on the Green Tour, utilizing the campus as a living laboratory or tool for teaching.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
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A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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