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Andrew Bobilya: Taking the Classroom Outdoors

By Brooke Ortel on Feb 20, 2019

Andrew teaches rock climbing during an “Introduction to Outdoor Pursuits” class. Photo courtesy of Andrew Bobilya.

As an undergrad studying outdoor education, Andrew Bobilya didn’t aspire to be a professor. He didn’t plan on going into academia. Like many expeditions, his career didn’t follow exactly the path he expected.

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Topics: NOLS Mexico, NOLS alumni, NOLS Grad, Baja Sea Kayaking, Live the Dream, outdoor education

Everest Climber & NOLS Alum Anne Parmenter to Give Talk at Vassar College on Monday

By Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin on Feb 11, 2010

If you are anywhere near Poughkeepsie, New York on Monday, February 15, 2010 (and you have snow tires, an all-wheel-drive, or some skis and a craving for some exercise), trudge over to Vassar College.

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Topics: leadership, Mont Blanc, Himalayas, Rocky Mountain Instructor Course, McKinley, NOLS Grad, Ama Dablam, Everest, Anne Parmenter, Parmenter, Aconcagua, Cotopaxi, Live the Dream, Dynamics, teamwork, NOLS Alum, Denali, Rocky Mountain IC