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Environment & Society

Where they are now…

The Center for Environment & Society offers a broad range of opportunities for students throughout their time at Washington College.  Here are some stories from students who have been involved in some of the many programs that CES offers.

imageDan Danko ‘12

“There have been many times where I have thought back to the Chesapeake Semester to draw parallels in the field and in the office to solve tasks.” Read more…

imageAllison Speight ‘14

“Chesapeake Semester not only expands your knowledge of the Bay and its connecting people, places, and culture, but also expands your confidence level in a wide variety of ways.” Read more…


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Kelly Kunsch ’13

“After participating in Chesapeake Semester in the fall of 2011, I wanted to get even more hands-on experience working with the Bay and its environment.”  Read more…

 

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Benjy Duke ’10

“My position as the lead guide will give me the opportunity to guide remote streams and rivers, ride across wild land on horseback, and to camp under the stars.” Read more…

 

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Paige Sanford ’11

“I lived all summer on Great Fox Island, hosting school groups for 3 days and 2 nights at a time, using experiential learning to teach them about the Chesapeake Bay and the life and culture that it provides.” Read more…

 

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 Elle O’Brien ’11

“After the Chessie Mester I had an internship with CES as the environmental outreach intern, a summer internship with NOAA at the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) in Maine as a research intern and education intern, and I now have an internship at the Chesapeake Bay Trust.” Read more…

 

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 Kathy Thornton ’13

“Inspired by the interdisciplinary nature of the Chesapeake Semester, I hope to integrate my love for the environment, history, and the Chesapeake culture.” Read more…