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  It’s been a busy few years for Jim Verrier. Not only is he an accelerated graduate student earning his MS in Environmental Studies program, but he also conducts research at the University of Arizona School of Plant Sciences and directs a non-profit native plant nursery, emphasizing sustainable nursery practices. Now there’s another line to add to his resume: this March, the University of New…
  To the Prescott College Community, It's hard to believe that it’s been seven years since I arrived in Prescott to become part of this community. The College was facing many challenges back then, but that was nothing new. The College faced challenges before and always prevailed. I was energized by the opportunity to lead this incredible institution, and optimistic about our future. Looking back…
  As discussions about racial justice, police violence and systemic racism have become a national phenomenon, Juneteenth has been declared a federal holiday. June 19th, 1866 marked the end of the legal enslavement of Black people in the United States and has become a celebration of Black resistance and resilience elevating the dialogue, particularly in higher education, about the stolen labor,…
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heidi.robbe@prescott.edu, (630) 400-3329   The Prescott College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Barbara Morris, PhD, currently associate vice provost and associate vice chancellor for academic affairs, for the State University System of New York (…
  Prescott College's annual Ph.D. in Sustainability Education Symposium will take place May 5-7, 2021. The symposium is an opportunity for Prescott College's doctoral community to convene, enjoy justice-innovating Keynote speakers Leah Penniman and Sage Crump, share their work, celebrate and honor doctoral student research,…
  Over the past week, we celebrated the 51st Earth Day and the Biden Administration’s regaining of the global lead in proposing increasingly ambitious goals to curb global warming; the White House held…
    As most of you know, Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges in the death of George Floyd, including the most serious charge, second degree murder. While this verdict does hold one police officer accountable for their violent actions, and we should recognize that victory, this ruling does not provide justice for all of the victims of police violence, nor does it change the system…
  Dear Prescott College Community, Prescott College stands in support with Patrisse Cullors as she faces the recent attacks by right wing white supremacists spreading misinformation about her and Black Lives Matter. Patrisse and her family have been threatened, their personal location shared publicly, and their ability to live free and safe lives has been put in jeopardy by these recent…