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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 25.77
Liaison Seth Mangasarian
Submission Date May 8, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Nova Southeastern University
EN-7: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Seth Mangasarian
Director
Physical Plant
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Total number of employees (staff + faculty, headcount):
4,116

Number of employees served (i.e. directly targeted) by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program (avoid double-counting):
4,116

Percentage of employees served by a peer-to-peer educator program:
100

Name of the employee educators program:
Sustainability 101 Lecture Series

Number of employees served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount):
4,116

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities:

This lecture series is conducted every few weeks throughout the winter semester. Faculty members give presentations explaining their contributions to our sustainability efforts on campus. This event is open to all students and faculty, but predominated by faculty members. 35 employees on average attend the program regularly, but the entire staff is notified about the events. Examples of peer to peer outreach activities include: power points, worksheets, open discussions, and question/answer sessions. the educator leads his/her peers in these activities.


A brief description of how the employee educators are selected:

Completed through the Green Sharks Student Sustainability Club


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach:

Employee educators independently gain knowledge on the subject they are presenting on. it is expected that the presenter is educated and has expertise in the topic. No other formal training is provided.


A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or paid faculty/staff coordination):

All support efforts are provided through the Facilities Management Department. Lunch is provided for this program.


Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
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Number of employees served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount) (2nd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (2nd program):
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A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (2nd program):
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A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (2nd program):
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A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or paid faculty/staff coordination) (2nd program):
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A brief description of all other employee peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs, including the number of employees served and how employee educators are selected, trained, and supported by the institution:
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Total number of hours employee educators are engaged in peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education activities annually:
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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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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.