Energy Planning for a Municipality: The Policy Impact

Energy Planning for a Municipality: The Policy Impact By Gina Melekh (C16) Two weeks ago I walked into a secured building with simple décor and mismatched furniture. The hallways smelled faintly of disinfectant. But, it is the floors that captured visitors’ attention. …

Human Rights & Sustainability: A Queer Coupling?

By J. Westly McGaughey, Huey D. Johnson Dual MBA/MPA scholar and co-chair of the Q Sustainability club At Presidio, there are two major programs; public administration and business administration.  These programs’ mantra is, “people, planet, and profits.”  Yet social sustainability, the people …

Outgrowing GDP Symposium to feature new measurement tools, dialogue

By Camille Jensen, Axiom News When the Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred in 1989, the cleanup and costs associated with the disaster raised Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Presidio MBA student Gina Melekh says it’s examples like these that reflect the growing need …

The Buzz at GreenBiz: Presidians are Everywhere.

By Sonya Kendall, Associate Director of Engagement If a dollar was donated every time I heard someone say, “Presidians are Everywhere,” we’d probably have met our fundraising goals six months early. Presidio is a small but mighty community with smart folks who …

Presidio Students, Alumni, Faculty to be featured at 2013 ASPA Conference

By Jeanne Pengelly, Axiom News Presidio Graduate School knows its graduates are innovative, inspiring and inventive individuals, but the recent acceptance of three separate papers for presentation at the upcoming conference of The American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) indicates Presidio also …

Local Issues with Global Connections

By Edgardo Le Blond, Presidio MBA Candidate (C15) and Alpine of the Americas Project Founder Last week my Alpine of the Americas partner, Jonathan Byers, touched down in Santiago, Chile and made his way south to the tiny Gaucho town of Perto …