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  Thirty-two students and their instructors visited Prescott College and the town of Prescott on April 13 as part of extended educational tour of the Southwest. Students enrolled in Folkehøgskulen (Folk High School), located in the Norwegian town of Sogn, participate in gap year programs designed for students between high school and college to experience other cultures. Such programs are…

  From recent college graduates to retirees, social workers to construction workers, the members of Housing Action Illinois’ diverse AmeriCorps VISTA Network are united under one goal: to end poverty by expanding access to affordable housing. “While the VISTA program aims to build the sustainable capacity of organizations to carry out their mission, it ends up doing so much more,” says…
Prescott College announced today that undocumented students with or without DACA status who are attending or planning to attend an Arizona state university will be welcomed at Prescott College for a lower tuition rate than they will now be forced to pay at an Arizona state university. “Prescott College is a private nonprofit college, not a state school,” said its President John Flicker. “This…

  Prescott College is proud to congratulate the recipients of the Fellowship for the fall 2018 semester in the Master of Science and Ph.D. programs. The Fellowship includes a full tuition award, and is renewable as long as the recipient maintains full time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress. The Master of Science in Counseling Fellowship has been awarded to Bobby Lewis. Bobby'…

  Stefanie Argus has been earning her master’s degree in Adventure Education online at Prescott College while living in Rhode Island. The flexibility of the limited residency program “made it possible for me to work full-time as a Girl Scout professional while completing my studies part-time.” Stefanie has valued her time at Prescott College because of its “commitment to equity.” Her own…

  Anza Jarschke is a graduate student pursuing a Masters of Arts in Social Justice and Community Organizing. She was born and raised in Napa, California and is now living in Santa Cruz working as the manager of an internationally recognized artist residency. Jarschke was interested in a resident program but wasn’t ready to leave her current career, so the online masters program was the…

One of the most illustrious courses offered at Prescott College is our Grand Canyon semester. Imagine twelve weeks dedicated to learning the in’s and out’s of one of the world’s greatest wonders -- which happens to be in our backyard. This course consists of several four-credit courses including: Wilderness Expeditions and Recreation, Landscape Ecology & Public Land Issues, Resource…

  Before coming to Prescott College to get her Master of Arts in Adventure Education, Erin Bonilla contracted with NASA in design, software development, and communications. Erin realized she wanted to change careers, so she started looking for programs that catered to her passions; the outdoors, education, and space travel. Erin became interested in Prescott’s Adventure Education online…

  “Students are eager to volunteer in their communities and become better stewards of the environment,” said Matt Harris, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. “Participating in Tree Campus USA® sets a fine example for other colleges and universities, while helping to create a healthier planet for us all.” Tree Campus USA®, an Arbor Day Foundation program, is celebrating its 10th…