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Revisit Presidio’s Sustainable Food Group November Panel: Direct Relationships Between CPGs and Farmers Bolsters Resilience, Innovation, and Climate Action

Community, Student Experience

Earlier this month, Presidio’s Sustainable Food Group hosted a robust panel discussion exploring how direct relationships between CPG (consumer packaged goods) companies and farmers can serve to bolster resilience, innovation, and climate action. It was a dynamic, informative discussion that could have lasted well beyond our hour-long panel! We invite you to revisit some of …

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Presidio Alumni Spotlight: Martin Uttley

Community, Student Experience

One of the powerful benefits of a Presidio education is the opportunity to tap into a community of change. At Presidio, we welcome our students to join and benefit from the insight of our talented and highly driven alumni, who are working to make a positive impact across both borders and sectors. In our going …

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Alumna Mona Das: Legislating for a More Sustainable and Equitable Future

Community, Student Experience

Our unstoppable community of change is strengthened and enriched by the fact that it includes not only Presidians, but also alumni of Pinchot University (formerly Bainbridge Graduate Institute), who are creating positive change across the globe. Their unique journeys and trailblazing efforts make our community what it is today. In our Changemakers in Action series, …

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Nailing Your Graduate Admissions Interview

Student Experience

If you’ve decided to take the next step and apply for graduate school, you’re probably ready to get to work. As easy as it is to be excited about starting this new path, here are parts of the process that are important not to rush, including your admissions interview. Whether you’re applying for our Master …

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Oakstop and Presidio: Partnering for Social Impact in Oakland and Beyond

Presidio News, Community, Student Experience

I had the opportunity to connect with entrepreneur and community organizer Trevor Parham, who is also founder and CEO of Oakstop, an Oakland gallery, event, and coworking space that we’re proud to have selected as our new Presidio classroom location. In Trevor’s words, Oakstop is a “Black-owned and -operated business that uses commercial real estate …

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How a Presidio Graduate School Degree Prepares You for a Career in Sustainability Consulting

Sustainability, Community, Student Experience

It isn’t uncommon for students to come to Presidio Graduate School with a desire to pursue sustainability consulting careers. Consulting is an excellent career choice in the realm of sustainability for a multitude of reasons. First, it’s never boring! If you’re interested in a variety of subjects, learning about new fields, and contributing to multiple …

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Sustaining an MBA Designed for Impact

Student Experience

To many people the word “assessment” doesn’t inspire much excitement or enthusiasm. But I love assessment and I think you should, too! Assessment is definitely about research and measuring, but it’s also about reflection, curiosity, and values. It doesn’t just tell us how we’re doing, it asks us to think about what we value and …

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Presidio Graduate School Climate Leaders Inject Hope into Tomorrow

Community, Student Experience

Nearly a decade ago I made the conscious decision to focus my professional self on the biggest problem I saw facing humanity. Working towards any other goal seemed selfish and inconsequential in comparison. At the time, I didn’t anticipate how emotionally draining this work would be, or how I would become incapable of maintaining separation …

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How Presidio Found Me

Student Experience

My favorite coffee mug is how I found Presidio Graduate School. Well, really it was the smooth, inky crinkle of newspaper wrapped around that handmade mug I had found at a small music festival held on a Mennonite farm in Illinois 7 years prior to the day I was wrapping it for a move to …

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A Commuter Presidian

Student Experience

Before the pandemic slowed travel across the globe to a race a snail could win. Before the measurement of “6 feet” became used as a moniker for social distancing on top of its already common use to give us an idea of how far below the surface of the Earth death might take us. Before …

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