Javier Zea is currently an MBA student at Edgewood College. Originally from Arequipa, Peru, Javier connected with the Social Innovation and Sustainability Leadership Graduate Program while students from Edgewood College were studying in Peru.
Hannah Lloyd ’12, MA ’17 is a graduate of the Social Innovation and Sustainability Leadership Master’s Program. During her graduate studies she traveled to Arequipa, Peru with classmates for an elective course, International Engagement: Sustainable Community Wellbeing.
Lisa Baker, Ph.D. brings deep experience as a psychologist, organizational consultant, and mindfulness teacher into the classes she teaches in the Social Innovation and Sustainability Leadership program.
This year’s Spring Commencement, held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, saw more than three hundred undergraduate and graduate candidates earn their degrees. While it’s always a day of celebration for the graduates, their families and friends, this year’s ceremony was marked by a very special moment.
With the start of the Spring semester, students in Edgewood College’s ‘Pre-reading and Literature for the Young Child’ practicum are completing part of their requirements on-site at Madison’s One City preschool. One City is a nonprofit preschool located in South Madison.
Zander Rothering, a junior Biology major from Richland Center, Wis., gets visibly excited when he talks about the summer of 2016. He and twelve other students traveled to South America, where they journeyed from Quito, Ecuador to the Galapagos Islands, in the Pacific Ocean hundreds of miles west of the continent.
We caught up with Jourdyn Mootz ‘16, a native of Merrill, Wis. Mootz graduated in December 2015 Magna Cum Laude, with a degree in Biology. Currently, she’s a graduate student at UW-Madison, in the Physician Assistant program. She reflects on her time with the Bonner Leaders, a national service-learning leadership program for undergraduate students.
Although Kate (Schneider) Melendres ’04 received her B.S. in Psychology more than ten years ago, she credits the opportunities she enjoyed here for making it possible to reach great heights (so far!) in her professional life.