Wednesday, October 11, 2017,
Dana / 012 Fairchild Dining Hall

Environmental studies alumnus Joel Alex '08 shares his path from Colby to owning and operating North America's largest floor malting facility. From community mapping to declining admittance to graduate school, Joel will talk about and answer questions on his experiences and insights while applying sustainable development principles at home.

Alex founded and runs Blue Ox Malthouse in Lisbon Falls, Maine. He currently sits on the boards of the North American Craft Maltsters Guild and The Ecology School where he previous worked as an ecology educator and has diverse professional backgrounds in education, community mapping/GIS, and conservation land management. Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program.
Contact: Lia Morris,, 207-859-5356

Open to the Colby community only