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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

Ms. Jessica B. Eimer
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.

Mr. David Paquet

David Paquet is a senior at Aquinas College and is a student worker at the Center for Sustainability. Before he attended Aquinas, he grew up in Cadillac, Michigan and graduated from Cadillac High. Currently, David is pursuing a major in Sustainable Business and has a passion for water issues and sustainable energy sources. At the Center for Sustainability, David is responsible for the maintenance of websites, education on the Zero-Waste initiative, and the day-to-day tasks at the Center.

When he is not studying or working at the Center for Sustainability, David enjoys a variety of activities such as hunting, biking, and watching college sports and the Detroit Tigers.

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