Certifiably a Good Year

It’s been a whirlwind year. We just ended Ecolympics 2014; totally revamped OES Hangouts (now featuring party cats); nearly completed all of the bike fixit stations; and certified dozens of students through the green room program. Under the guiding hand of Bridget Flynn, I’ve had the pleasure to watch OES grow in the past two years from a small group of interns, to a seven-student team with a new assistant vice president of energy management, Meghan Riesterer.

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April 2014 eNewsletter

From the desk of OES:

This is a busy time of the year for many people. Students are finishing up their semesters, completing thesis work, writing papers, studying for finals; faculty are wrapping up courses, assigning and grading final work, writing recommendations; staff are wrapping up projects and getting everything in order before the students leave for the summer. It’s easy to get consumed by our busyness.

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