Transition To A Career In Sustainable Business

Transition To A Career In Sustainable Business By Allyn McAuley (C19)   Smart. Successful. Professional. Ambitious. Confident. I associate these words with management professionals and my classmates at Presidio Graduate School (PGS). Genuine. Selfless. Positive. Passionate. Dedicated. These characteristics may not always be the …

Summer Meyer (PA2)

Summer Meyer (PA2)

Summer Meyer (PA2) By Maria Oldiges, Executive Assistant and Development Associate.   The driving forces of Summer Meyer’s life can be summed up by two words:  love and adventure. If you know Summer (you might have met her as Karin, her former …

Gaining Summer Perspective: Shasta Summit

Gaining Summer Perspective: Shasta Summit By Nick Hiebert (C21)     I was on the night train to Vancouver when I awoke somewhere—probably northern California but I couldn’t say for sure. There were no signs or cities or other manmade artifacts to …

There Is No Finish Line

There Is No Finish Line By Jeff Rangel (C13)   Why Brocade’s Senior Director of Corporate Affairs Came to PGS When making decisions about graduate school, a mentor had this sage advice, “If you’re going to spend tens of thousands of dollars …

Good Things Come in Threes

Good Things Come in Threes By Maria Oldiges, Executive Assistant and Development Associate   Meet the Lydia B. Stokes Foundation and its Trustee Tom Willits This year, the Lydia B. Stokes Foundation has funded a special Presidio Graduate School project to develop …

Three Insights From Our First Year in Business

Three Insights From Our First Year in Business By Meghan French Dunbar (C14) Co-Founder, Conscious Company Magazine. Over the last year, I have watched an idea that was hatched over pizza and a glass of wine with a friend turn into a thriving …

Big Idea Prize Scholarship Winner: A Disruptive Technology

Big Idea Prize Scholarship Winner: A Disruptive Technology By Pamela A. Neronha (C23- Incoming student)   The idea of constructing a “mini” water treatment system for the consumer sprang from three growing problems globally: water scarcity, water source unpredictability, and water quality …

The Game Changers

The Game Changers

The Game Changers By Michael Hsu, Staff Writer While we fantasize about a dream matchup in next year’s Super Bowl 50 at Santa Clara (Oakland Raiders vs. San Francisco 49ers, anyone?), there will at least be a dream team of Presidio Graduate …

By Executive Order

By Executive Order

By Executive Order By Michael Hsu, Staff Writer   Governor Brown appoints Matt Henigan California’s Deputy Secretary for Sustainability   When Matt Henigan (C10) was a freshman at Pitzer College, a professor asked him the question that would end up shaping his academic and …

The Dough-Gooder

The Dough-Gooder

The Dough-Gooder By Michael Hsu, Staff Writer     Raley’s Meg Burritt seeks to change the world, one grocery run at a time. Meg Burritt (C9) wanted to open a bakery. A bakery that was “local, sustainable, and quality.” A bakery that sourced …

Green Festival DC

Green Festival DC

Green Festival DC By Aubrey McCormick   The Green Festival in Washington, DC showcased numerous “green” vendors from all over the world, literally! Mid-Atlantic residents gathered at the Washington Convention Center on the weekend of June 5th, 2015 to be inspired by …