Kristina Bartold is an alumnus of both the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) and Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) programs here at Conrad Grebel. During her undergraduate degree, Kristina was very involved in student leadership as a Residence Don and Student Ambassador. Kristina worked at St. Jerome’s University, at which she developed student leadership programs and worked in residence life. She also completed a PACS field study in Ukraine through the Beyond Borders program, where she worked at an orphanage for four months.
Every year, Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) students benefit from the MPACS Student Support Fund, a scholarship available to students due to generous donations from Peace and Conflict Studies supporters. The following stories are from MPACS students that directly benefitted from donations to the MPACS Student Support Fund given by sponsors and attendees of the PACS 40th Anniversary Gala among others.