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    In response to the recent social media attacks made by local area residents on our MFA Faculty Director Patrisse Cullors, Prescott College is taking the following five initial action steps and planning process to prioritize community safety: 1. Invite Prescott College students, faculty, staff, and alumni to a virtual Town Hall on Racism and Community Safety (time, date and registration…
We are dismayed to see the ugly racist messages circulating on social media in our community about Patrisse Cullors, a member of our faculty at Prescott College. Patrisse is a professional artist and educator living in Los Angeles who is the Faculty Director of our online Master of Fine Arts program. Her inspiring work is recognized across the globe and we are honored that she is a part of the…
  Since 1972, Primavera School in Prescott, Arizona has focused on teaching the whole child. With efforts that increase specialized learning, growth in students, and exploratory thinking, the private school has looked to develop academic rigor in a way that meets children where they are. The small class sizes and the individualized opportunities give the K-5 students the opportunity to uncover…
Since graduating in the spring of 2019, Sam Bellis has had the opportunity to dive right into a job that applied the many skills she gathered during her time at Prescott College. After keeping a close eye on job boards upon graduation, Sam happened upon a position at the Galena Creek Visitor Center in Reno, Nevada. This position (Visitor Services Coordinator) focused on environmental education…
  “Do you know what it feels like to be hunted? To have a new hashtag for a dead Black person every single day. To look around and realize it could be any of us. How does one plan a life if they aren’t sure they will have a life to plan?” asks Patrisse Cullors, Black Lives Matter Co-founder and Prescott College MFA Director. We at Prescott College grieve for the family and loved ones of George…
  It is not new news that marginalized communities are hit the hardest in times of crisis. The steadily growing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across America has become yet another pressure brutalizing communities of color, the elderly population, the disabled community, and especially the prison population. From New York to Los Angeles, incarceration complexes have seen some of the highest…
Join us on Tuesday, May 12th for a webinar presented by William Throop, "Hope, Coronavirus, and Climate Change: Building the Capacity to Act." One of the great challenges of living amid the turmoil of our times is avoiding despair. The Covid-19 pandemic, global economic fragility, political polarization, and climate disruption are all symptoms of our difficulty making the transition to…
It is an exciting time as Michael Damioli and his partner Cortland Mathers-Suter gear up to open their brand new business: Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery (CMAR), a mental health and addiction treatment center in Denver, Colorado. For Damioli, his journey to this milestone has been full of excitement, uncertainty, and personal growth. The center, CMAR, opens on May 18th, 2020 with the…
For Lutece Moriniere, being able to see the big picture is critical to understanding the consequences of human action. Graduating with her bachelors degree in the spring of 2020, this senior is continuing her education as she aims to complete her masters degree the following fall. It may seem unusual that an Environmental Studies student with a passion for marine studies would pursue a masters…