Extending Learning Within and Beyond the Classroom

Student Engagement

EcoReps

Description:
The EcoReps at the University of South Carolina is a peer to peer leadership program educating and engaging students in sustainable living.  EcoReps mission is to make connections between individual behaviors and environmental stewardship through awareness, activities, and campus collaboration. 

Recruitment date:
Applications due August 2014

Qualifications:
University students living on campus with an interest in sustainability and environmental issues

Class requirement:
None

Training:
1 day mandatory retreat

Meeting time:
Monday at 6:30pm

Time commitment:
1 hour-long, weekly mandatory meeting. Expect an additional 2-3 hours weekly of event planning and hosting. We also host a 2 day regional EcoReps conference in the spring semester that you will be expected to attend.

Contact:

    • The student leadership board can be reached at soecorep@mailbox.sc.edu
    • Margaret Bounds, Coordinator of Environmental Sustainability, University Housing  

Website:
www.scecoreps.com

Social media site(s):
Facebook: www.facebook.com/scecoreps 

Twitter: @scecoreps

Pay:

Stipend of $100 fall semester, $150 spring semester