Current Residents


Spring 2015 Treekids

Olivia Migliori is an undeclared sophomore with interests in Spanish, Sociology, and Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies. She loves meeting new people, reading, being outside, Gone With the Wind, dancing (badly), and having heart-to-hearts with friends. She is involved in the Outing Club, Circle K, and the Dickinson Christian Fellowship, and is also a tutor in the Writing Center, a Writing Associate, and a First-Year Mentor.

Kenze Burkhart is a senior archaeology and anthropology double major, focusing on biological anthropology. She loves flannel, folk music, good books, cookies, and outdoor adventures. Her favorite authors are Oscar Wilde, Henry David Thoreau, and John Muir. Kenze is also involved in Outing Club and is a student farm worker.

Will Kochtitzky is an environmental and earth sciences double major. He is involved with EarthNow, Geology Club, and is a student farm worker. For fun, Will enjoys climbing, skiing and hiking with the Outing Club and his friends. Will also serves on the President's Commission for Environmental Sustainability. When not occupied with the above activities will loves to cook.

Silvana Kreines is a junior Archaeology major from Brooklyn, NY who loves making music, scuba diving, traveling, crocheting, sculpting and cooking. On campus, she is a part of various ensembles and clubs like the student coordinated jazz trio and jazz quintet, Astronomy club, Orchestra, Outing Club and many others. She also enjoys creating art out of recycled materials (bottle caps, old buttons, etc) and really any activity that involved being by water or in the mountains.

Julia Malloy is an a junior Environmental Studies major with a focus on food with a minor in French. This is her first semester in the Treehouse and is pumped to be a TreeKid!! She is an Eco-Rep and a member of SISA and EarthNow. She is also president of the Newman Club. She volunteers regularly at the College Farm and has hopes to become a Sustainable Chef someday. She loves running, baking, and being outdoors.

Andrew McGowan is a junior biochemistry and molecular biology major with a minor in philosophy. Outside of school, he enjoys reading, carving, playing squash, bagpiping, and playing with animals (mostly flying squirrels). He is a Lab Coordinator at the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM) who also works with Reinvest Dickinson.

Keziah Groth-Tuft is a sophomore international studies major with a focus in globalization and sustainability. She is also part of this semester's Global Climate Change Mosaic, culminating in a trip to Peru for the COP20 after Thanksgiving. Keziah is involved in the Students Interested in Sustainable Agriculture and Students for Social Action clubs on campus and interns at Safe Harbour, Inc. in Carlisle as one of Dickinson's Montgomery Service Leaders. Keziah loves a good breakfast and reading the NYTimes any chance she can get.

Michaela Shaw is a junior INBM major and Environmental Studies Minor. She has become very interested in environmental issues through involvement in SISA and working as the Sustainability Intern for Dining Services. Her favorite movie is Ratatouille, and she loves corgis, her camelbak water bottle, and washi tape (and hates Oxford commas).

Jackie Goodwin is a sophomore Environmental Studies major. This is her first semester in the treehouse of hopefully many to come. In addition to living the Treekid life, she is a barista at the Peddler, an Eco-Rep, President of Earth Now, Vice President of Dickinson Circle K and an intern at the Center for Sustainability Education. She enjoys coffee, books, being outside and photography.

Kelsey Johnson is a sophomore Anthropology major and Spanish minor. Along with living in the treehouse, Kelsey also works in the Academic Affairs office as a student assistant, is a leader of the outing club, and a member of crossfit club. She loves the outdoors, travel, animals especially dogs, cats, and gorillas, television, bike riding, and telling people that she is from the San Francisco Bay Area.

Lexie Raczka is a senior environmental science major with minors in art history and studio art from Massachusetts. She spent last spring studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark. On campus Lexie is the President of Students Interested in Sustainable Agriculture (SISA), a member of the Liberty Cap Society, an Admissions student interviewer, and a student farmer at the College Farm. She enjoys cooking, frequenting Farmers on the Square, biking, and traveling.

Jess Poteet is a senior environmental science major with a focus on marine ecology and conservation. She works at the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM) and enjoys being outdoors, sketching with charcoal, reading a good book, and anything that involves science.

Sam Kilburn is a sophomore biology major from Acton, Massachusetts. On campus, Sam works for the Dickinson College Farm and the rock wall, he plays ultimate frisbee for the Jive Turkeys, and he is an officer in the Dickinson Outing Club. He loves hiking, axes, suspenders, the snow, and New England.

Willa Hut is a sophomore and is currently undecided but will be majoring in Studio Art and potentially minoring or double majoring in something else. She is a member of the Outing Club and SISA (Students Interested in Sustainable Agriculture), and the secretary for the art club, Arts Collective, on campus. Willa loves drawing, painting, collaging, listening to music, playing and watching sports, eating good food, and having interesting conversations. She enjoys being around friends and laughing a lot.