Category Archives: Sustainable Businesses and Communities

Emily Carr on Education that Fun’s, Engaging and Passionate

Coming to Goddard with a background in working in education students, Emily Carr found her road back to the vitality and fun inherent in real learning. Listen to her talk about the focus of her studies at Goddard. These videos … Continue reading

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A Garden of Interdisciplinary Delights (including Rosie the Riveter, and Sex and Drugs): Graduating Student Presentations

Graduating students at the spring 2016 residency studied a myriad and interdisciplinary areas. Here’s a sampling of what our graduating students presented to show the depth and range of their studies. The Aesthetics of Consciousness, with IMA-CS graduating student Justin … Continue reading

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Art, Sustainability, the Materials Economy and More with Nicolette Stosur-Bassett

I’m fortunate to have been raised in a family environment that really valued education. I was privileged growing up to attend a variety of learning institutions where I was exposed to diverse pedagogies, many of which valued independent study and … Continue reading

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Bioneers’ Cultivating Women’s Leadership Training and Our Collective Power: Sarah Bobrow-Williams

Sarah Bobrow-Williams, founder of the Social Innovation and Sustainability MA program and a faculty member, was part of a small group of women selected for Bioneers’ 2015 Cultivating Women’s Leadership training, held July 20-25 in Northern New Mexico, led by … Continue reading

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The Power and Intricacies of Grounded Community by MASIS Student Rania Campbell-Cobb

In my studies at Goddard College I examine rooftop farming practices, food justice, innovative networks, urban community spaces, non-profit management, and community education. My studies are grounded within my life and work in Philadelphia. With every subject I dig into, … Continue reading

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Susan Sakash: Cultivating a Solidarity Economy Within the New Orleans Local Food Systems

I came to Goddard knowing that I wanted to study alternative economies. After a decade working in non-profit fund development, I wanted to figure out how to shift these skills and tools towards developing democratic strategies for building community wealth … Continue reading

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Artist, Activist, Eco-Educator Kelly Johnson on White Privilege

In a recent issue of Feministing, Kelly Johnson, alumni of the Individualized MA program, spoke about taking her Goddard work into the world, working especially in the south with diverse communities on connecting with nature through school gardening programs. In … Continue reading

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