Dordt College News

Environmental speaker April 18 at Dordt

April 11, 2006

Vrobleski“Earth Day, Christians, and Vocation – Making Connections,” will be the topic of guest speaker Virginia Vrobleski at Dordt College on Tuesday, April 18, at 7 p.m. in the Science Building Lecture Hall S101. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Vrobleski is the national coordinator of A Rocha in the U.S., a Christian organization that promotes the conservation of habitats and species worldwide. She is also the author of The Gift of Creation and her environmental photography is featured in two books, The Scottish Athletic Events and Scottish Highland Games in America. Vrobleski has a B.A. in sociology from the University of Maryland and a M.A. in Environmental and Resource Policy from George Washington University.

As U.S. national coordinator of A Rocha, Vrobleski’s works to (a) engage and educate the general public in environmental stewardship; (b) facilitate research and scientific studies of important habitats and species worldwide and (c) promote the work of A Rocha projects around the world.

Her presentation at Dordt College is intended to challenge the Christian community to serve and care for God’s world, provide concrete examples of the obstacles, and encourage Christians to step out in faith and follow their Lord in this part of life.

For more information, contact environmental studies professor Robb De Haan at 722-6220.

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