Learn the Value of the Wendell Berry Farming Program at Sterling College

Understand our unique approach to Ecological Thinking & Action

February 7th, 2021 VIRTUAL Open House

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST

 

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Tentative Schedule

2:00 – 2:10 EST:  Welcome and Technological Review

2:10 – 2:20: Introductions Opening Remarks ~ Moxie Mehegan ~ Dean of Admission

2:20 – 2:40: Student Life & Responses to COVID ~ Director Inscore Essick

2:40 – 3:00: Program Overview ~ Dr. Leah Bayens ~ Dean of Wendell Berry Farming Program

3:00 – 3:15: Good Farming ~ Dr. Ed Fredrickson ~ Visiting Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture

3:15 – 3:40: Forestry / Draft Power ~ Rick Thomas  ~ Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture

3:40 – 3:45: Stretch Break

3:45 – 4:10: Agrarian Studies ~ Dr. Leah Bayens ~ Dean of Wendell Berry Farming Program

4:10- 4:35: Current Student Panel ~ Lizzie, Emily & Rachel

4:35 – 4:45: Virtual Tour

4:45 – 4:55: Closing Remarks

4:55 – 5:00: Application Tips, Thanks, & Goodbyes ~ Krystal Graybeal ~ Admission Counselor


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If February 7th does not work for you, we are scheduling monthly Virtual Open Houses:

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