Sustainability Initiative at Aquinas College

Contact the Sustainability Initiative

Please direct all questions and comments to: 

Jessica Eimer Bowen, Director of Sustainability
Center for Sustainability at Aquinas College
Phone: (616) 632-1994

Student Workers

Ethan Crane, Work Study
Ethan is studying Sustainable Business and English with a writing focus at Aquinas College. He recently completed a summer internship with Emmet County Recycling, where he gained immense knowledge about rural recycling programs. He enjoys reading, creative writing and being outside. Ethan also actively goes fishing and hunting whenever given the opportunity.

Vanessa Heylmun, Work Study
Vanessa Heylmun is a sophmore at Aquinas studying Sustainable Business and Spanish. She is from Whitehall, Michigan and plays women's tennis for AQ. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, hiking, swimming, and traveling. She strives to build a better future by encouraging others to live a more sustainable lifestyle.

Rachel McCurdy, Work Study
Rachel McCurdy is a Senior at Aquinas studying Sustainable Business, Legal Studies, & Irish Studies. She is an experienced Resident Assistant, Students Striving for Sustainability (S3) e-board member & Student Zero Waste Advocate. She is passionate about living life in a way that betters her relationship with our immediate community & our planet. In her free time, Rachel loves a good nap, a good read, good music, good friends, and an ice cold diet coke.