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Alana Jones

Alana Jones

About Alana Jones Alana Jones is the Founder and Executive Director at Borden Place Inc. We caught up with Alana, who shared with us her experience at EUC and her journey post-graduation, which includes forming Borden Place Inc., her own registered non-profit charitable organization formed out of community advocacy and necessity. Their vision was a

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Linda Starodub

Linda Starodub

About Linda Starodub When Linda Starodub (she/her) returned to York’s Keele campus for the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC), formerly the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES), her commitment to supporting York students and their futures only strengthened. Linda recounted how her York studies contributed to her 30-year globetrotting career

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Mike Layton

Mike Layton

About Mike Layton  A former Toronto City Councillor, York alum, and long-time champion of sustainability, Layton brings two decades of professional experience – and a lifetime of lived experience in advancing positive changes that contribute to a more equitable and sustainable world. In this new role, Layton will lead York’s Office of Sustainability, building on

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Patrick Mojdehi 

Patrick Mojdehi 

About Patrick Mojdehi  Patrick Mojdehi (he/him) is the Laboratory Technician/Field Course Support at our very own Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change! Patrick has over a decade of technical experience in environmental geoscience; capable of conducting various research experiments, report writing and sampling methods and design. We caught up with Patrick to learn more about

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Sebastian Gomez

Sebastian Gomez

About Sebastian Gomez How would you describe your years at EUC, and did the program prepare you for your career? How? My time at EUC was eye opening, the inter-disciplinary approach of the program helped me to learn about a multitude of different issues and theories within my undergraduate degree. Not only did my education

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Nancy Ghuman

Nancy Ghuman

About Nancy Ghuman How would you describe your years at EUC, and did the program prepare you for your career? How? I completed my undergraduate program in BES (Environmental Politics, Justice and the Arts) and also pursued my MES in Community Energy Planning . My time at EUC was rewarding. I had the opportunity to

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Nishal Shah

Nishal Shah

About Nishal Shah Nishal was an international student from Nairobi, Kenya. He finished high school in Nairobi and decided to further his education in Canada at York University. In 2018, Nishal graduated with a bachelor’s in environmental studies and a certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing. Nishal choose this program because he

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Pino Di Mascio

Pino Di Mascio

About Pino Di Mascio How would you describe your years at EUC, and did the program prepare you for your career? How? I had a great time at EUC. It prepared me for everything that came after. I spent a lot of my time at EUC developing my program and figuring out what I wanted

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Oriana Nanoa

Oriana Nanoa

About Oriana Nanoa How would you describe your years at EUC, and did the program prepare you for your career? How? My undergraduate studies at EUC was truly a time of immense personal and academic growth, and an expansion of knowledge on the global environment. When I first joined the program, I didn’t really know what

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Carolyn Scotchmer

Carolyn Scotchmer

About Carolyn Scotchmer How would you describe your years at EUC, and did the program prepare you for your career? How? The MES program really gave me the flexibility to create a program of study that filled the gaps in my experience and built the foundation for my career. Coming out of a BSc in

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