Edgewood College: Sustainability Leadership Program creators named 2013 ‘Bioneers’

Contact: Ed Taylor, Director of Marketing & Communications 608-663-2333

Madison, Wis. (November 4, 2013) – Edgewood College and Sustain Dane announce that Jim Lorman, Ph.D., and Kathryne Auerback, Directors of the Sustainability Leadership Graduate Program at Edgewood College, have been named the 2013 Badger Bioneers, a distinction of being exemplary and innovative leaders in sustainability in the Greater Madison region.

Lorman and Auerback were nominated and selected by peers for their extraordinary efforts to create and lead a model program that trains students in sustainability and systems thinking, develops their leadership skills and professional networks, and fosters personal and professional transformation. Now in its fourth cohort cycle, the Sustainability Leadership Graduate Program at Edgewood College has graduated more than fifty students.

Dr. Lorman and Ms. Auerback will be recognized during a reception on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at Union South, UW-Madison at 5:00 p.m. The reception follows a day-long Badger Bioneers conference that brings together more than 200 area sustainability leaders in business, education, local government, and the community.

About Edgewood College
Located in Madison, Wis., Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition. We serve approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students at our Monroe Street and Deming Way campuses, and online. The College offers more than 40 academic and professional programs, including master’s degrees in business, education, and nursing, and doctoral degrees in educational leadership and nursing practice. For more information about Edgewood College, please visit www.edgewood.edu, or call Ed Taylor in Marketing & Communications at 608-663-2333.