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Dr. Emily Affolter, a Prescott College faculty member and the director of the College's Ph.D. program in Sustainability Education, is leading a NAMEPA (National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates) Webinar on Wednesday, November 13, 4 - 5 pm Eastern (2 - 3 pm in Arizona). The NAMEPA 2019 Webinar Series focuses on connecting the gap between research and practice. The…
Erica Flood, a photographer, educator, and alumnus of Prescott College, is challenging Easthampton, MA District 2 City Councilor Homer Gomez, for his seat on the Council. She said, “I’m not really against anybody. I’m running for a seat. Unfortunately, there’s one seat.” …
  The unique programs at Prescott College and the self-directed nature of its curriculum attract motivated students, eager to learn in an experiential environment, keen to make a difference in their communities. Emma Howland-Bolton, an educator, activist, and alumna of Prescott College, has been vocal on issues at the cross-section of politics and education. Howland-Bolton made news in March…
  Dr. Robin Currey, Prescott College Faculty and Director of the Master of Science in Sustainable Food Systems was interviewed for an article in Forbes Magazine called: 5 Tips For Getting Ahead From An Unusual STEM Career. Dr. Currey was selected…
  Todd Miller, an alum of Prescott College who is currently a journalist based in Tucson, Arizona, has just published a report on corporate profiteering and the militarization of US borders called “More Than A Wall”. …
  Dr. Anita Fernández, Assistant Dean of the Social Justice & Community Organizing program at Prescott College, and the institute she co-founded, XITO (Xicanx Institute for Teaching and Organizing) are hosting a conference with local educators in Salinas, CA this weekend to offer advice in drafting an ethnic studies curriculum.  XITO arose out of a conflict in Tucson, AZ that resulted in the…
Prescott, Arizona, Sep 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prescott, Arizona: On September 6, the City of Prescott celebrated the opening of the Ecosa City Trail in the heart of the Granite Dells. This new trail was made possible when the Ecosa Institute acquired a 67-acre Granite Dells property in 2015 to use for educational purposes. Ecosa subsequently granted a public trail easement across the…
Dr. Jeremy Johnson, a faculty member in the department of environmental studies at Prescott College, is also a biogeography and landscape genetics researcher and educator. As Johnson stated, “I am a forest ecologist and geneticist with a broad range of teaching and research interests, who aims to understand the spatial and temporal patterns of how forests respond to the multiple threats…
Every year in the communities of Punta Chueca and Desemboque; New Year celebrations begin on the eve of June 30th and culminate on the night of July 1st. During two days of celebration these communities are filled with songs and dances. The summer sun and the clear night skies accompany the attendees of this iconic celebration of the Comcaac Nation. At the beginning of June, the families in…