“With the exception of some high-flying migrant species, nature doesn't commute to work.” - Janine Benyus, Biomimicry

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. Malory Maletic

Malory Maletic is a junior 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.

Ms. Theresa Micallef

Theresa Micallef is a junior at Aquinas College pursuing a Major in Sustainable Business. Because of her interest in waste and other environmental impacts from operating a hospital, she plans to complete a masters program in Hospital Administration after graduating from Aquinas. Theresa is currently the Secretary for the Students Striving for Sustainability club and is a leader on the Aquinas Women's Lacrosse team. In her free time, she enjoys coffee shops, exploring and traveling with family, friends and her dogs.

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