Friday, April 25, 2014 (9:30am - 5pm)

MBA in Sustainability Annual Practicum Presentations and Alumni Gathering

Location: Community Room

Schedule

9:30 – 10:00 – Refreshments

10:00 – 10:15 – Welcome and Overview of the day

10:15 – 10:35 – Miriam J. Aylward – “A Real Pickle: Telling the Triple Bottom Line Story to Investors in a Worker Owned Cooperative”

10:40 – 11:00 – Danny Veerkamp – “Employee Ownership and the First ‘P’ of People, Planet, Profit”

11:00 – 11:10 – Break

11:10 – 11:30 – Meridith Nierenberg – “Turning Challenges Into Opportunities: Using Adaptive Thinking to Nurture Microenterprises”

11:35 – 11:55 – Michael Blasco – “First-year College Student (Dis)Involvement: A Residential Life Environment Assessment Project”

11:55 – 1:00 – Lunch on your own – Donna’s Cafe will be open

1:00 – 1:20 – Rebecca Spring Owens – “Crowdfarming: Campaigns that Communicate Value(s) & Inspire Investment in Urban Agriculture”

1:25 – 1:45 – Tom De Carlo – “Way Behind Ahead and the Vermont Sustainable Farm and Food Bicycle Tour”

1:45 – 2:00 – Break

2:00 – 2:20 – Kaylee Meredith – “The Consulting Strategic Plan: From Education to Action”

2:25 – 2:45 – Jennifer Zaso – “Creating the Change You Wish to See in the World with Community Based Social Marketing (CBSM)”

2:45 – 3:00 – Closing

3:30 – 5:00 – Reception and Ringing of the Bells for Students and Alumni - Please come at 3:30 for a lightly structured opportunity to connect with current students and other alumni. Bring your business cards to share.

 

For More Information

Stephanie Tickner
Ext 2418