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Presidio Graduate School

Founded in 2002, Presidio Graduate School (PGS) is a values-driven graduate school offering MBA, MPA, and Dual MBA/MPA degree programs and Professional Certificates in Sustainable Solutions. All courses in the first of its kind curriculum integrate social justice, environmental responsibility, and systems thinking.

A world-class faculty academy of full and part-time scholar-practitioners possess subject matter expertise across the full spectrum of sustainability disciplines. With over 1900 business and public administration alumni at the forefront of the field, PGS is a global hub for sustainability innovation and regenerative impact, helping forge a new definition of the common good at the intersection of for-profit and for-benefit. Learn more about PGS programs, people, and impact at presidio.edu.

    New President for Pioneering Sustainability Educator Presidio Graduate School Image

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    03-18-19

    New President for Pioneering Sustainability Educator Presidio Graduate School

    Presidio Graduate School (PGS), a pioneer in sustainability graduate education, is pleased to announce the appointment of Liz Maw as President. She assumes leadership of the school as it implements a renewal of its sustainability focused curriculum and embarks on a new strategic part...

    Introducing PGS100 - 100% Sustainability Curriculum, 100% Online Image

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    03-22-17

    Introducing PGS100 - 100% Sustainability Curriculum, 100% Online

    Presidio Graduate School (PGS) is the undisputed pioneer of Sustainable Management MBA, MPA, Dual Degrees, and Certificates. The curriculum is deeply and wholly rooted in sustainability principles and a systems-thinking approach to business and policy. With the acquisition of Pinchot University, ...

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    02-02-17

    Presidio Graduate School Meets Challenges to a Sustainable Agenda Head On

    Presidio Graduate School (PGS), known for its innovative Sustainable Management MBA, MPA and dual degree programs in San Francisco and Seattle, today announced its appointment of Dr. Carla Walter as the school’s new Provost. This appointment, as of January 17th, was made by current president and ...

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    08-01-16

    Presidio Graduate School Announces Strategic Acquisition of Pinchot University

    Presidio Graduate School (PGS) and Pinchot University today announced that the two graduate schools have entered into a definitive acquisition agreement. The two pioneer organizations have been the #1 and #2 sustainable MBA programs for over a decade and have a long hi...

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    06-08-16

    Presidio Graduate School Celebrates Emerging Sustainability Leaders and Visionaries

    Presidio Graduate School (PGS) honored its 13th graduating class with a heartwarming commencement ceremony at the SFJAZZ Center. With frequent rounds of applause, voluminous cheering and occasional hooting, the 30 students of the Class of 2016 celebrated the culmination of years of int...

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    03-02-16

    Presidio Graduate School President/CEO William Shutkin Announces Resignation

    Presidio Graduate School President and CEO William Shutkin today announced he is resigning from his position effective June 1, 2016.

    President Shutkin said he will be stepping down after five years of successful collaboration and institutional growth.

    “After five years, I believe we...

     Enlight Foundation Provides $3M Gift to Presidio Graduate School, Largest in School’s History Image

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    11-23-15

    Enlight Foundation Provides $3M Gift to Presidio Graduate School, Largest in School’s History

    Presidio Graduate School has received the largest donation in its 13-year history, a $3,000,000 grant from the Palo Alto-based Enlight Foundation. 

    “We are both honored and delighted to have the Enlight Foundation as a partner in PGS’s growth,” said William Shutkin, PGS’s President and CEO...

    Hon. Nancy Pelosi to Speak at Presidio Graduate School Commencement on May 31, 2014 Image

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    05-28-14

    Hon. Nancy Pelosi to Speak at Presidio Graduate School Commencement on May 31, 2014

    Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi (D-12th District), Democratic leader and former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, will deliver the commencement address at Presidio Graduate School’s commencement exercises on Saturday, May 31, 2014. 

    Congressw...

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    01-28-14

    Presidio Graduate School Announces the Next "Big Idea" Prize

    Presidio Graduate School announced today a call for applicants for the Fall 2014 Big Idea Prize. The competition awards a full-ride scholarship to a Presidio degree program for the best "Big Idea" to move the needle in sustainability.

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    01-03-14

    Presidio Announces Big Idea Prize Winner for Initiative to Address Poverty with Worker-Owned Business Development

    Today, Presidio Graduate School announced the winner of its first annual “Big Idea” prize in celebration of the school’s first 10 years. Hilary Abell won the prize for her submission of Project Equity, a worker-owned cooperative business development initiative to create high quality jobs for peop...

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