Yestermorrow Blog

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Pojdenic

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Outreach + Enrollment Director

Taking a leap of faith, Alex Pojdenic (NBC 2018) quit his job in an effort to refocus time and attention full-time on the things he was passionate about .Personally and professionally, his goals began to align when he enrolled in the Natural Building Certificate during the summer of 2018.

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Speaker Series: UrbanFrame Youth Design/Build

By Sophi Veltrop, Student Services Coordinator

On November 7, Yestermorrow welcomes Daniel Hewett of Rhode Island School of Design to share about a unique youth design/build program he founded. Learn about nearly a decade of teen/community built projects anchored by UrbanFrame, including a box for the public exchange of love letters, a cooler/teaching pavilion for an urban farm, public art that offers habitat for threatened species, and a sugarhouse that doubles as a veterinary care building.

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Speaker Series: An Ecological Approach to Historic Preservation

By Sophi Veltrop, Student Services Coordinator

On October 24, Yestermorrow Design/Build School's speaker series welcomes Nancy Oakley, who approaches the preservation of historic places with respect for ecological and cultural context. Over the past ten years, the Willowbank School of Restoration Arts has been a leader of a new approach to historic preservation in Canada that appreciates the evolving, complex relationships between people and place.

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Alumni Spotlight: Eli Roxby

By Becca Kisner
Yestermorrow alumni Eli Roxby shares the story of how his experience in the Cabinets and Built-Ins course made his #vanlife adventure dreams come true. “Let’s buy a van, convert it to a camper, and come back here this summer,” Alice said to me as we climbed up Mt. Crested Butte in a ski lift on a sunny day in March of 2017. That...

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