College News

Alumni Profile: Tia Allen '21 MS in Environmental Studies

 

Living on the Pacific Coast of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, Tia Allen (MS ‘21) has found a way to combine her role as a tribal member of the Quinault Indian Nation with her work for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Whether monitoring suspended particulates on the reservation or writing grants for air purification equipment, her work as the Air Quality Program Coordinator contributes directly to the well being of her community. 

Prescott College Receives STARS Silver Rating for Sustainability Achievements

 

Prescott, AZ– April 4, 2022 - Prescott College has earned a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.  

 

Sustainability Center Accomplishments

By Dr. Laird Christensen, Zach Czuprynski, and Jaco Schiller

These days there’s so much activity buzzing around the Sustainability Center that it may be hard to imagine Cicada Hall as a mostly vacant space as recently as the summer of 2019. There were a couple of offices being used in the farthest corner of the building, but otherwise it was just a place where old furniture, boxes of files, and lots of shelving were piled up, gathering dust.  

Join Us for the Next Episode of the Career Impact Webinar Series: Environmental, Social, and Governance Integration on Wednesday, February  16

On Wednesday, February 16, Prescott College will host episode 2 of the Impact Career Series, designed for those who are drawn by an innate responsibility to build their jobs around thriving communities but are unsure how. Join us to hear how our thought leaders have turned this drive into a career that blazes a trail toward equity, sustainability, and a brighter future!

Join us for Episode 2: Environmental, Social, and Governance Integration on Wednesday, February  16 - Register Here.  
 

Eleanor Tison Appointed Co-Director of The Green Mountain Center for Sustainability

 

We’re excited to share the news that Professor Eleanor Tison has been appointed Co-Director of The Green Mountain Center for Sustainability at Prescott College. She joins Laird Christensen in overseeing the work of the center, focusing mostly on the activities, events, and service that take place on and around the Prescott campus. Anyone who has previously worked with Eleanor knows what a remarkable force she is in motivating students and other members of the community to put their values to work!

Prescott College Launches Impact Career Series

On Wednesday, January 19, Prescott College will launch a new Impact Career Series to discuss vocation wayfinding in community health and wellbeing. This series is designed for those who are drawn by an innate responsibility to build their jobs around thriving communities but are unsure how. Join us to hear how our thought leaders have turned this drive into a career that blazes a trail toward equity, sustainability, and a brighter future!

To register for the January 19 event, click here