About Adam McDonagh
Major: Environmental Science B.S.
Minor: Multimedia Journalism
Expected Graduation: May 2019
My love of nature came from going to parks as a kid. From collecting trash pooled on the shores of Lake Michigan, or portaging through the densely wooded isles of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters, I developed a deep appreciation for sacrifices people take every day to protect these areas, and how our consumer behavior puts them at risk. While I did not begin my time at Loyola in the IES, I always wanted to promote broad, structural changes that put a dent in the waste our communities create.
SEA helped me see that ideal through, sculpting me into that more aware, more effective environmentalist. And I want to promote that experience for others.
As secretary, I hope to be your catalyst for action. I aim to arm students with the knowledge and opportunities I desperately wanted when first entering IES, as well as facilitate the type of conversations that help us all grow – as advocates, as conservationists, as environmentally conscious people. If I can do that, I’ll be doing my job.
If I’m not at an SEA event or studying/dying in the IC, you can see me volunteering on restoration days at Loyola’s LUREC Campus!