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Aquinas College

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Center for Sustainability at Aquinas College
Academic Building 255 (Second Floor)
1607 Robinson Rd.
Grand Rapids. MI 49506

(616) 632-1994

Director of Sustainability

Mrs. Jessica Eimer Bowen
Phone: 616.632.1994

Office Location: Academic Building, Rm 255

Work Study

Ms. Greta Baragar

Greta Baragar is currently a sophomore at Aquinas College pursuing a major in Sustainable Business and a minor in Spanish. As a passionate advocate for sustainable advancements in her community, Greta is co-leading a movement on campus called "Take Back the Tap" and is also involved in Students Striving for Sustainability.

She participates with the orchestral ensemble on campus as a viola player and enjoys snowboarding and spending her summers on Lake Michigan's beaches. She is particularly passionate about material and energy sustainability issues.

Ms. Malory Maletic

Malory Maletic is a sophomore at Aquinas pursuing a major in Sustainable Business. While her tasks vary widely, Malory is primarily responsible for collecting data for Aquinas College's carbon footprint to submit to the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment.

She is from Grand Rapids and graduated with an International Baccalaureate diploma from City High School in 2014. Malory has a special interest in sustainable food systems and environmental justice.

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