People with a Soul: Truth—A Response to the Recent Crimes Against Humanity

Even as these times shine a light on the legacy of systemic racism, they are also revealing the work of patient, generative heroes among us. In that spirit, I wanted to share this letter from… Read more »

Inspirational Messages from our 2020 Virtual Commencement

As the summer progresses and a new semester is about to begin, we’re still all in our feelings, reflecting on our 2020 virtual commencement—and our thoughts are with the newly minted graduates poised to create… Read more »

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The Plant-Based Ecosystem: Entrepreneurship and Impact

On Saturday, July 25th, 2020, more than 100 guests joined the virtual panel “The Plant-Based Ecosystem: Entrepreneurship and Impact,” a collaboration between the PGS Sustainable Food Club and Sweet Farm. Luminaries from the plant-based world… Read more »


Cruising to a Cleaner Future with Peter Glenn and EV Life

We recently caught up with Peter Glenn (MBA, 2011), who co-founded EV Life, a new startup dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world. The company’s first audacious goal: helping to make it easier and… Read more »

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Announcing the Recipient of the Spiekhout Scholarship, Cathy Sims

John A. Spiekhout was a pillar of his community who believed passionately in social justice. The John A. Spiekhout Scholarship honors his legacy through generous funding from his family, including alum Rebekah Helzel, Linda Mantel,… Read more »


For the Adoption of EV Charging, Workplaces are in the Driver’s Seat

You and I can make decisions that significantly reduce our individual carbon footprints. For example, we can choose not to drive cars that run on fossil fuels, and instead opt only for electric vehicles (EVs)—especially… Read more »

Meet Katie Excoffier, Expert in Residence for Fall 2020

Please welcome Katie Excoffier as our new Expert in Residence for the Fall 2020 semester. Katie will be our first Expert in Residence who is also a Presidio Graduate School graduate herself: she was in… Read more »

A Year of Sustainability Consulting with PGS Consults

Presidio Graduate School has long equipped leaders to meet the increasing social justice and sustainability expectations placed on organizations. After graduating in 2019 with an MBA in Sustainable Systems from PGS, I’ve had the opportunity… Read more »


Reducing Environmental Impact a Top Priority at Presidio Graduate School

As an institution integrally focused on sustainable business and management practices, Presidio Graduate School (PGS) has long recognized that the delivery model of its programs creates a paradox for the school’s carbon-conscious community. Reducing carbon… Read more »

Andrea Prebys-Williams

Andrea Prebys-Williams Brings More Attention to Worker Justice into the Classroom

Welcome Andrea Prebys-Williams We’re very happy to welcome Andrea Prebys-Williams as a new Adjunct Professor teaching the Civil Leadership, Diversity and Systems Thinking course this spring term. Throughout her life, Andrea has advocated for social… Read more »

DEI at Conferences Can Accelerate Sustainability: Here’s How

Urgency and awareness of the climate crisis are increasing at sustainability conferences and events. At GreenBiz 2020 in Phoenix last week, corporate leaders expressed their concern for the environment, shared their sustainability goals, and how… Read more »

Jamee Herbert and Audra Jung BridgeCare Founders

Alumni Helping Working Parents with Innovative Childcare Finance

Jamee Herbert helps make paying for childcare expenses more manageable for working parents. Her company, BridgeCare Finance, offers payment plans designed to help families provide for pre-kindergarten learning and childcare needs. “It’s a meaty challenge to… Read more »