Alumni

Andrew Nguyen ’15 Named Valedictorian

Valedictorian Andrew Nguyen ’15—chief photographer for The Collegian, hree-year resident advisor, Integral Program student, co-chair of Asian Cultural Night—was asked by a close friend a few weeks ago, “Do you think we did college right?” “Yes, I think we did it right,” Nguyen said. Read the full article

Lauren Scranton '09

Lauren ScrantonAfter Integral, Lauren completed her Master of Arts in Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies in Education at Stanford University. About her current job she says, "One of the many things that attracted me to NAC Architecture is their acknowledgement of the important role physical space plays in the creation of an educational experience for students and teachers. Recognizing that physical space should be considered with the same intentionality and purposefulness as curriculum design or instructional practice, it's been an incredible journey working with our designers to create inspirational spaces that support the whole learner." Read more . . .

Alumna Honored

FOCHA copyCiCi Focha, '87 was recently honoered by 5th District Congressman Mike Thompson as a 2016 Public Safety Hero for Sonoma County. Beow is the testimony from her union and a copy of the citation she received. Congratulations CiCi!

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Three Old Codgers

The Integral Alumni Council (IAC) recently sponsored a gathering where currrent students got together with three distinguished alumni for a discussion about the Program follwered by lunch. Here is a video of the discussion:

Jeffrey Morris, '95 - Cistercian Monk

Father Placid MorrisFather Placid Morris, '95 (center)On October 18, 2013, on the Feast of Saint Luke, Brother Placid Morris (Jeffrey Morris, '95) was ordained a priest at the Abbey of New Clairvaux in the Sacramento Valley town of Vina. Father Morris was born in 1973 in Pasadena, CA, entered Vina in 2000 and made his solemn profession as Brother Placid Morris in 2006. committing himself to a lifetime of prayer and contemplation.

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Alumna Mikaela Cowles

Cowles croppedFresh from boxes in the mailroom @kenmoreair!!! It’s not the New Yorker or a book, but it is my very first issue of explore:NW as editor!!! #overthemoon #editor #travelwriter | Shoutouts to @blueskyephoto and @brendanramseyphotography on p.12; the amazing @otterdrivernw on p.16, @doebaywinecompany on p.22; @rocheharborresort’s donuts by @whimsychef on p. 25; a fabulous lineup of gear from @redpaddleco, @smithoptics, @keen, @blackemberequipment, @filson1897, @hydroflask, @garmin & @dannerboots; and @sanjuansafaris’ Captain Sarah McCullagh p.52!!