Since graduating in the spring of 2019, Sam Bellis has had the opportunity to dive right into a job that applied the many skills she gathered during her time at Prescott College. After keeping a close eye on job boards upon graduation, Sam happened upon a position at the Galena Creek Visitor Center in Reno, Nevada. This position (Visitor Services Coordinator) focused on environmental education under the umbrella organization the Great Basin Institute.
William Throop to Present "Hope, Coronavirus, and Climate Change: Building the Capacity to Act" Webinar
Join us on Tuesday, May 12th for a webinar presented by William Throop, "Hope, Coronavirus, and Climate Change: Building the Capacity to Act."
It is an exciting time as Michael Damioli and his partner Cortland Mathers-Suter gear up to open their brand new business: Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery (CMAR), a mental health and addiction treatment center in Denver, Colorado. For Damioli, his journey to this milestone has been full of excitement, uncertainty, and personal growth. The center, CMAR, opens on May 18th, 2020 with the intention of admitting and treating the opioid-dependent population in Denver, Colorado.
For Lutece Moriniere, being able to see the big picture is critical to understanding the consequences of human action. Graduating with her bachelors degree in the spring of 2020, this senior is continuing her education as she aims to complete her masters degree the following fall. It may seem unusual that an Environmental Studies student with a passion for marine studies would pursue a masters degree in Social Justice and Community Organizing, but to Lutece, the connection between these two fields of study are critical to understanding wider impacts.
Virtual Symposium is Free and Open to the Public via Zoom (https://prescottcollege.zoom.us/j/753598718)
Prescott College is excited to announce the launch of a new podcast titled The Capstone (the capstone.info).
In times of stress, new collaborations can be the beginning of beautiful relationships. In the case of Arizona Serve, a program of Prescott College and Americorps, this means the start of a partnership with People Who Care, a nonprofit volunteer caregiving organization. In light of changes occurring in response to COVID-19, this partnership seeks to pair volunteers from both organizations with the increased requests made from the community.
Today the Board of Trustees of Green Mountain College (GMC), a 185-year-old institution recognized for its dedication to progressive education and environmental sustainability, voted to close its doors after the end of the spring semester. At the same time, GMC officials announced a preferred teach-out partnership with Prescott College to help Green Mountain students to complete their degree programs.
Marieke Slovin Lewis (center in photo) grew up in New England and has studied around the world, earning a Bachelor of Arts in European History and French Language from Bates College; Masters in Environmental Education from Western Washington University; and Ph.D. in Sustainability Education from Prescott College. Currently, she operates from Boitsfort, Belgium, where her husband is studying for his Ph.D. at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). When Marieke reflects on her time at Prescott College, she shares,