For the third Community Meeting Forum of the Fall 2016 semester, a panel of our MBA in Sustainability alumni will talk about how their learning in the program has played a role in their career paths and work as sustainability advocates. The four alumni work in the fields of energy efficiency and waste reduction, sustainability assessment and consulting, environmental, health, and safety, and sustainability in education.
Heather Billings ’11 is Green Business Specialist at the Center for EcoTechnology in Pittsfield, MA. CET provides practical solutions to clients that save energy, materials and money and have a positive impact on the environment and community. They serve residents, business and communities in the areas of energy efficiency and waste reduction. Their mission is to research, develop, demonstrate and promote those technologies which have the least disruptive impact on the natural ecology of the Earth.
Sam Boduch ’11 is the Sustainability Coordinator at EarthShift Global in Kittery, ME, a sustainability consulting company that partners with clients help them make informed choices that shift their organizations towards greater prosperity within a framework of sustainability. They help top-level executives, front-line practitioners, academic researchers and policymakers worldwide achieve their sustainability goals and objectives.
Marc Duquette ’10 is Vice-President, Environmental Health and Safety at Drax BioMass, a manufacturer of compressed wood pellets produced from sustainably managed working forests. Their pellets allow electric utilities to reduce their dependence on coal, lower carbon emissions and provide new sources of safe, reliable and affordable power. Marc is an ccomplished executive with a history of driving improved organizational performance and compliance through the development, execution, and enforcement of sustainable Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) processes and programs.
Becca Malloy ’15 is the Sustainability Director at Northfield Mount Hermon School, in Northfield, MA, a coed boarding school serving 650 students in grades nine through 12. Becca helped organize and directs the Task Force for Sustainability, a group of students, administrators, staff and faculty that meet weekly and advise the head of school on sustainability issues. Task Force for Sustainability has been so successful that other institutions are doing the same thing, and, NMH is now a role model in the sustainability world.
Meet the Environmental Studies Dept, from home!
Join Assistant Professor Taryn E. Fisher for an informational webinar about Antioch’s MBA in Sustainability and Sustainable Business Certificate.
Dr. Fisher will discuss how our experiential, project-based business education delivers competency in sustainability for small and large organizations across a wide array of industry sectors, and how our students graduate to become effective managers and sustainability champions.
Our integrated curriculum teaches business students how to apply a systems thinking approach and triple bottom line principles to solve the complex challenges of the 21st century so that the world we share thrives now and into the future.
Our monthly webinars give you a chance to learn more about AUNE from the comfort of your own home.
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Come along on Antioch’s first “Love to Learn, Live to Serve” opportunities to travel, help others, learn about current issues, make new friends, and have fun!
WHO: Antioch University students, alumni, faculty, staff, and guests are invited!
WHEN: Sunday, November 20 — Friday, November 25, 2016
Travel days are Sunday and Friday. We encourage you to take the train or public transportation to DC. Parking might be limited!
WHERE: Our base camp will be the Washington Seminar Center, 201 4th Street SE, Washington DC. The seminar center is in the basement of the Capital Hill Presbyterian Church.
WHAT: We will spend Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday doing service work in area agencies, such as the dc central kitchen, So Others Might Eat, the Capital Area Food Bank and the National Park Service. On Thanksgiving we will enjoy a Thanksgiving Dinner with local members of the DC community.
COST: Lodging, meals and transportation in and around DC, as well as one evening dinner out on the town, will be covered in the program cost.
TRAVEL LOGISTICS: Travel to Washington DC is not included in the program cost because we are inviting Antioch University nationwide. From New England, we encourage the use of Amtrak from Springfield, MA. Traveling by car requires making arrangements for parking which is limited at the Seminar Center.
A group planning meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 25, at 4:30 in Room 1B at Antioch University New England. Email Peg Smeltz for more information, firstname.lastname@example.org.