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SPOTLIGHT

Cole Williams: "I am currently a green building consultant for evolve  Environment ::Architecture; an architecture firm specializing in LEED certifications and environmentally friendly buildings. The firm is located in Pittsburgh's Friendship neighborhood and I live three blocks from the office. I've had the same tank of gas in my car for a month!"

Kyle Kraynack: Kyle is employed as a Park Ranger for the US Army Corps of Engineers at Shenango Lake in Hermitage, PA.  "My internship was at Shenango Lake in Hermitage, PA. I completed a GIS map of an ATV riding area and used a GPS to map the main trails at the riding area. I was just made a full time park ranger here. Because of the MS3 program I am involved in several projects to enhance the lake and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. We have installed a PV array at the lake, made fish structure improvements, and are in the preliminary stages of re-introducing the American Chesnut here."

Andrew Kingery: Andrew is a Solar Integration Supervisor at Solar Revolution in Erie, PA.

Jesse Loomis: Jesse works for Vox Energy Solutions in Pittsburgh, PA.

Amy Piccirilli: Amy works as the Sustainability Coordinator for the Allegheny YMCA.

Cory St. Esprit: Cory is the Land Protection Specialist at Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy in Bay City, MI. He is doing GIS work, monitoring properties, and community outreach/environmental education projects.

Emily Wilkinson: Emily is working to finish her MS3 project, which is completing a campus sustainability inventory using the STARS framework for Slippery Rock University.

Steve Yamnitsky: Steve is employed as a GIS technician for Snyder Brothers, Inc. in Pennsylvania

Steven Chytill: Steven is working to complete his internship at USIS is Grove City, PA.

Tim Zeitler: Tim recently completed his MS3 project to design and build a living roof bus stop on Slippery Rock's campus with the support of the Macoskey Center for Sustainable Systems. The beautiful bus stop is located across the street from Weisenfluh Dining Hall and is a lasting legacy of Tim's contribution to Slippery Rock. He is now employed by Apex Green Roofs where he is involved with design, installation, and maintenance of green roofs in the northeast--from Pennsylvania to New York to New England.

Liberty Merrill: Liberty works for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation in Youngstown, OH.

Jake Moore: Jake is completing his internship at Yale University, where he is risk mapping the Allegheny National Forest for the oncoming Hemlock Woolly Adelgid insect.

Chad Fette: Chad completed his internship for Lawerence County Habitat for Humanity and now works as a GIS Specialist at Jim Bourbeau Land Service Inc. where he creates output maps to assist with the land leasing process.