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  • Abram B. Fleishman
    Fleishman Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Prescott College Affiliation Alumni Program oncampus Area of Study Environmental Studies with an Emphasis in Marine Studies Adventure Education Graduation Year Spring 2008 Area of Expertise Waterbirds Marine Biology I entered Prescott College in 2004 to study Adventure Education hoping to follow a dream of exposing young people to the mountains In the beginning of my second year my world turned upside down From a sea kayak in Monterrey Bay CA I realized my love of the ocean and the bizarre creatures that inhabited the tide pools and near shore waters of Elkhorn Slough Santa Cruz and Tamalus Bay I enrolled in every class available that enabled me to spend time at Prescott College s field station the Center for Cultural and Ecological Studies in Bahia Kino Sonora Mexico The rest of my Prescott College career was spent plying the waters of the Gulf of California learning everything I could about the Gulf one of the most productive bodies of waters in the world Under every rock hundreds of creatures blazed red green purple With a mask and snorkel thousands of fish swirled into my curiosity For the first time in my life I saw whales and dolphins in the wild a pelican soaring at dawn over a glassy plane and the elegance of the Storm petrel plucking copepods from the surface of the water For the first time I saw how fish were really caught I realized I was addicted I began to follow a new dream I wanted to contribute to conservation be involved with helping to save one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world make a real contribution for conservation with my Senior Project I monitored nesting water birds on Isla Alcatraz a small rocky island located just off shore in Bahia Kino The monitoring results were summarized and submitted to Comision Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas CONANP the governmental office that is in charge of monitoring the island They could then use the information in the future decision making of the island After graduation I worked as a field assistant for the Marine Studies quarter and in January 2009 I was offered a Fellowship in Research and Conservation at the field station For the past two and a half years I have lived and worked in Bahia de Kino as part of an amazing international team of biologists and educators I have had the chance to explore the gulf further and be involved with a suite of projects ranging from field work with whales and dolphins to studying the composition of bycatch incidental capture of non targeted species aboard shrimp trawlers I have also had the opportunity to continue to develop and expand the Center s Waterbird Monitoring Program My main focus has been on monitoring waterbird populations both migratory and resident which use the islands

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  • Angela Hawse
    Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Angela Hawse Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Awarded 2011 Guide of the Year by the American Mountain Guides Association Prescott College Affiliation Alumni Program lowres Area of Study BA Outdoor Education and Interpretive Naturalist MA International Mountain Conservation Graduation Year 1986 2001 Area of Expertise Internationally Certified Mountain Guide Business Exum Mountain Guides American Mountain Guides Association Telluride Helitrax Current Job IFMGA UIAGM Mountain Guide Location Ridgway Colorado Angela Hawse s education helped her achieve her wildest dreams She was recently awarded 2011 Guide of the Year by the American Mountain Guide Association AMGA the second woman in history to hold this honor Angela is also the sixth woman in the U S to be certified by the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association Angela received both her undergraduate degree in Outdoor Education and Interpretative Naturalist 1986 and her Master of Arts in International Mountain Conservation 2001 from Prescott College Today she does what she s always done lives her life to its full potential Hawse is the first one who will admit she never wavered from her dreams Prescott College and my mentors instilled in me the importance of following my dreams trying my hardest enjoying experiences with others and being a steward of the natural world she said Those years were fundamental to shaping my lifelong dreams many of which I have achieved Hawse is still only one of two female instructors and examiners working for the AMGA training aspiring guides She has spent the last 10 summers in the Tetons working for Exum Mountain Guides surrounded by alpine grandeur and spectacular wildlife I have the honor of working for some of the country s best clinics for women teaching climbing for groups like Chicks with Picks founded by Prescott College alumna Kim Reynolds 84 Her current dream job is working as a ski guide in her own backyard in the San Juan Mountains for Telluride Helitrax Hawse is considered one of the most experienced and accomplished female guides in the US She has led more than 20 high altitude expeditions climbed big walls in Pakistan led climbers up Aconcagua in the Andes and ski traversed Swedish Lapland She s led five expeditions up Denali climbed in Argentina India and Patagonia and scaled big walls in Yosemite and Zion national parks

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  • Jordan Kivitz
    Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Jordan Kivitz Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Revolutionizing education through innovative teacher training curriculum development and compassionate pedagogical practices Prescott College Affiliation Alumni Program oncampus Area of Study Education Graduation Year 2012 Area of Expertise Integrative Learning and Human Development Business Center for Inspired Teaching Current Job Teaching Fellow Location Washington D C Interconnecting My journey to Prescott College began at birth but I suppose this story can begin three years before attending After graduating from high school I decided not to follow the cultural constructions of normalized behavior in terms of going straight to college after 12th grade I wanted to understand if we are truly stronger braver and more intelligent than we could ever know After leaving high school I explored this country that country another country helping to repair bomb shelters singing songs speaking different languages understanding what indigenous really means dancing sharing great food exploring dense forests feeling the energy of cities meeting amazing people and interconnecting the stories of who I was with who I became As time went by I became a rock climbing guide and felt that my job was more than just helping people tie into a rope Essentially I was facilitating their experience of meeting fathomless fear doubt insecurity and understanding the words I Can During that time I also began studying the learning process and read many books pertaining to education and developing for myself an authentic pedagogy that focused upon the whole human being rather than just the left hemisphere of our brain Thus I began searching for a college that did the same To lead out One must understand that my search had little to do with wondering about large endowments number of fraternities or how many past and present senators have attended Fundamentally a great school means great people not swimming pools or multiple dining halls huge libraries with every book ever written or so called prestige If the etymological definition of education is to lead out does the question of attendance become more about what leads us out or rather who helps us to see the world like we never have before Upon graduating from Prescott College I was turned inside out I felt fully prepared to meet the unknown with deep respect and unfurled gratitude To

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  • Angelica Brady
    877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Angelica Brady Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Prescott College Affiliation Student Program oncampus Area of Study Social Justice Education Graduation Year May 2013 Area of Expertise Holistic and Community Development Location Prescott AZ From the moment Angelica completed her Wilderness Orientation in Fall 2011 she knew something had to be changed about the way Orientation was marketed designed and carried out so that it would better reflect the Prescott College mission statement and philosophy and uphold all aspects of the PC motto For her senior project Angelica explored the history of Adventure Education and Education to examine how they fit into the creation of the Wilderness Orientation From there Angelica was able to establish that Orientation is the most significant piece of the Prescott College journey because it can greatly influence a student s impression of and loyalty to the college Because Orientation is a student s first introduction to and impression of the college it is important to make this experience one that is inclusive fun and mindful of everyone s needs Angelica set out to accomplish three main goals 1 Examine and analyze the existing Wilderness Orientation design and curriculum and work to enhance this program and the ways in which the leaders are chosen 2 To design and implement a Curriculum Planning Workshop for future Orientation leaders and 3 To design a new Orientation program one that would highlight Land Identity and Social Justice The culmination of her senior project is the development of the Curriculum Planning Workshop which would give future Orientation leaders a hand in creating an inclusive interdisciplinary respectful and non violent curriculum that reflects the needs and desires of the community well Angelica has worked diligently with a number of faculty students and staff to ensure a diversity of input opinions

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  • Connect With Prescott College
    Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Connect With Prescott College Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Colin Khoury After finishing his B A at Prescott College Colin worked as a Crop Curator at Native Seeds SEARCH in Tucson and Patagonia Arizona and as a biologist in an environmental consulting firm in San Diego California He then went on to complete his Masters in Conservation and Utilisation of Plant Genetic Resources at the University of Birmingham UK This experience opened the opportunity to work in Learn more Fulton Wright Former Faculty Member and College Trustee Fulton Wright Looks to the Future of Prescott College with Planned Giving Physicist and amateur astronomer Mr Wright views the visionary style of education offered by Prescott College through a long lens He came to Prescott College in 1969 to participate in an educational experiment as the College was widely touted in the press at that time leaving behind a Learn more Erin Conlen Erin Conlen studied Sustainable Community Development at Prescott College Arizona and uses her education to find sustainable solutions to complex problems I m often approached with a puzzling question what is a woman doing in construction I have found this is actually where I can make the largest contribution to the progress of sustainability Learn more Angie Tomey Alumna Angie Tomey co owns a farm that serves 400 CSA members runs a flower business and an internship program at Mountain Bounty Farm in Nevada City California Learn more Abram B Fleishman Adam s main focus has been on monitoring waterbird populations both migratory and resident which use the islands and coastal wetlands in the region for nesting roosting and wintering Projects include monitoring more than 20 species of nesting waterbirds on islands and in estuaries as well as over 90 species and tens of thousands of individual migratory and resident waterbirds which use the coastal Learn more Angela Hawse Angela received both her undergraduate degree in Outdoor Education and Interpretative Naturalist 1986 and her Master of Arts in International Mountain Conservation 2001 from Prescott College Today she does what she s always done lives her life to its full potential Learn more Erika DeLeo As a Junior at Prescott College Erika DeLeo created a

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  • Alan Weisman
    Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Alan Weisman Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Prescott College Affiliation Supporter Program oncampus Environmental writers with a bent for imagining the fate of Earth tend to lean in one of two directions The first describes the near or total annihilation of life as the result of some man made cataclysm be it nuclear winter global warming or some souped up killer organism let loose from the lab The second envisions a world in which humans have been removed from the equation and the earth flourishes restored to ecological balance The World Without Us by former faculty member Alan Weisman demonstrates the former Called an intriguing thought experiment and an environmentalist s Book of Revelation by Newsweek Weisman s book hit the streets in July 2007 to wide acclaim His telescopic vision of a world devoid of humans whether removed by spaceships or wiped out by plague describes an idyllic crumbling of human infrastructure and a return to the wild much like the regions around Chernobyl two decades after it release a burst of radioactive steam and the Korean Demilitarized Zone now a mecca for bird enthusiasts Alan describes scenarios that are sure to make Hollywood adventure flick producers mouths water Manhattan subways flood Lincoln Avenue becomes a river bridges collapse under the weight of opportunistic vegetation In his scenario nuclear reactors would fail spewing radioactivity into the air and water Cockroaches a tropical insect die off without central heating human body and head lice go extinct and rats and dogs fall prey to more savvy predators Cats on the other hand thrive with over a billion birds which otherwise would have gone extinct there s plenty to eat Admitting that most folks he s told of

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  • Alumni Jesse King 75 and Lisa Capper 75
    Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Alumni Jesse King 75 and Lisa Capper 75 Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Donating Through the Matching Gift Program Prescott College Affiliation Supporter Jesse King and Lisa Capper met at Prescott College married in 1975 moved to San Diego and settled in That s the short story The two still pursue passions they tapped into at the College Now Jesse is a configuration analyst for Raytheon a leader in defense and aerospace systems and Lisa is a senior project manager for an environmental assessment firm where she completes technical documents under state and federal laws and regulations focusing on controversial projects with difficult technical analyses Jesse takes ballet classes for general toning four times weekly gets in some archery practice whenever possible and he never misses a good Sunday surf day Both value Prescott College for the possibilities it opens in the lives of young people It provides a student the opportunity to research his her ability to forge an individual path and provides a shield from the mundane for just a bit longer Lisa notes Jesse and Lisa show their appreciation by making a charitable donation to the College s Annual Fund for Academic Excellence every year They have used the Raytheon Matching Gifts for Education Program for the past six years to double their gift It s just so easy we write a check go online scroll down through Raytheon benefit web pages find Work Life Programs enter the recipient and the amount Jesse explains Reading Transitions shows the quality of contributions made by Prescott students after leaving school in their communities to their technical fields and as informed and generous individuals We want to support that it s good for the world and through Raytheon s Matching Program we double our gift Like many companies The Raytheon Matching Gift Program is designed to encourage Raytheon employees to support education with their personal contributions Search out the possibility Jesse says Raytheon publicizes the program as part of the employee benefit information your firm may not publicize its ability program to match donations but it may still be there When ask about their most memorable

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  • Anne Sterling-Dorman
    Instructional Technology Experience News Events Publications Alligator Juniper Raven Review Transitions Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give Annual Fund What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Legacy Society Donor Recognition Complete List of Donors Meet our Donors Meet our Staff Resources for Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community Featured Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Anne Sterling Dorman Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Program Bachelor of Arts Area of Study Educational Administration Graduation Year 1974 MBA Finance and Accounting San Diego State University 1978 Since graduating from Prescott College I ve been a farmer a business owner a Big 5 public accounting senior principal 9 years an independent consultant serving as interim CFO for venture capital backed high technology and bio medical companies served as a board member and teacher at the Boojum Institute spent 20 months traveling the world primarily Southeast Asia and India and have been a lesbian rights activist a non profit change agent a mother a spouse and a friend My Prescott College education contributed toward my accomplishments because it allowed me to not be afraid to dive in convinced me that the process was more important than the outcome and taught me to take the first step Advice to students Just do it Observe the world and those who ve come before but don t be constricted by your observations Know that one voice makes a difference My Academic Interests Please select your academic interests below to narrow your viewing results Undergraduate Masters Ph D Resident Limited Residency View Results Areas of Study for Your Selection Adventure Education Arts

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