Marylhurst University

Skip to content »

Terry Gibson Receives Stewardship Volunteer Award

Sustainable MBA alum Terry Gibson received the Stewardship Volunteer Award of the Year from Friends of Tryon Creek in March 2013.

Gibson co-created the Friends' training program for educational stewardship guides. He implemented the training, led guided hikes and volunteered many hours doing hands-on stewardship work.

Gibson was recognized for his contributions at the Gathering of Friends annual event. Sarah Kreisman, volunteer/outreach coordinator for Tryon Creek, was one of the award presenters. Kreisman is enrolled in the MA in Interdisciplinary Studies program at Marylhurst.

The Friends of Tryon Creek are a catalyst for cultivating a lifelong relationship with nature using Tryon Creek State Natural Area, Oregon's only urban state park, as their classroom. The Friends are known throughout the region for exceptional environmental education programs and stewardship and volunteer opportunities. The 677-acre park in southwest Portland welcomes more than 385,000 visitors each year and is home to over 200 species of birds, mammals and amphibians.

Related News

See All News

Accredited Schools Online Ranks Marylhurst #1

Marylhurst University's online programs were ranked #1 in Oregon by Accredited Schools Online in February 2016.

Justin Smith and Emily Ross Present at OMEA

Music faculty Justin Smith and Emily Ross presented at the Oregon Music Educators Conference in January 2016.

Calendar

See All Events

January 11, 2016 – March 20, 2016

Print Arts NW Exhibition

Art exhibition features select works by Print Arts Northwest artists. Founded in 1981, Print Arts Northwest (PAN) advocates the art of printmaking ...

READ MORE

January 12, 2016 – March 05, 2016

Group Painting Exhibition at The Art Gym

The Art Gym will present "and from this distance one might never imagine that it is alive," a group exhibition featuring 10 Pacific Northwest artis...

READ MORE

February 16, 2016

SOS Film & Discussion Series: Deep Green

The Marylhurst Student Organization for Sustainability (SOS) is starting a new series of lunchtime brown-bag films and discussions about sustainabi...

READ MORE

GIVE

Support Marylhurst University. Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

DONATE NOW

© Marylhurst University