Assistant Director of Admission and Public Programs
M.S., Environmental Policy, Bard College; B.S., Chemistry, Smith College. As Assistant Director of Admission and Public Programs at the Bard Center for Environmental Policy, Molly works to develop a larger awareness about Bard CEP’s programs through marketing, recruiting, and alumni outreach initiatives. She coordinates dual degree programs, Peace Corps programs, public events, and does admissions for CEP. Academic research interests have included the use of biodiversity principles in land use decisions, explorations in green chemistry, and the impacts of road salt on wetland water chemistry. During graduate school at Bard, Molly worked for Dr. Jennifer Phillips on a NOAA-sponsored project that looked at the effects of climate change on farm management practices and she interned with Elizabeth Johnson at the American Museum of Natural History's Center for Biodiversity and Conservation working on the Metropolitan Biodiversity initiatives. Prior to Bard, Molly was a full-time permanent substitute teaching high school science and before that she was a sous-chef and waitress at Once Upon a Table in Stockbridge, MA. Molly served on Red Hook’s Conservation Advisory Council and helped advance the Town’s conservation and climate change initiatives.
B.S., Animal Behavior, Bucknell University. StartingBloc Fellow, NYC 2013. As Workshop Director of the C2C Fellows program at the Bard Center for Environmental Policy, Jess is responsible for a national series of sustainability leadership workshops for young people seeking high-level careers in sustainable business and politics. Additionally, she manages development, online marketing,and youth career mentoring for the program, and oversees a part-time staff of three graduate students. The best part of her job is the development of the C2C Fellows network, a growing post-workshop community of over 450 Fellows from across the country. Jess builds local networks, develops continuing professional development opportunities, and organizes national sustainability conversations. Prior to C2C Fellows, Jess provided renewable energy and energy efficiency consultancy services to a diverse constituency in PA, as well as designed and implemented a number of educational-scale sustainable technology demonstration projects at colleges and universities. When not at work, Jess can be found hiking in the Catskills, playing the fiddle, volunteering as an EMT, growing food, or traveling internationally.
B.A., Political Science, State University of New York at New Paltz. As the Graduate Admissions Assistant for the Bard College Graduate Programs in Sustainability, Caitlin works to support the admissions and recruiting initiatives for both the Bard Center for Environmental Policy and the MBA in Sustainability. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Admission for CEP, Molly Williams, as well as the Assistant Director for Admissions and Marketing for the MBA in Sustainability, Katie Van Sant, Caitlin works as a point of contact for prospective students and helps to organize and execute both admissions and public events. Her research and academic interests include international and non-governmental politics; the intersection between the state of the environment and human rights; community-based agriculture; and environmental education.
Social Media and Outreach Assistant
Nushrat Hoque is a senior at Bard College. She will graduate in the spring of 2014 with a B.A. in Chemistry, with a focus on hetero-nuclear complexes’ interactions with DNA. She is responsible for social media management, prospect outreach, and general office management. She works with both the Center for Environmental Policy and the MBA in Sustainability programs.
education. leadership. change.
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