These Geological and Environmental Sciences students not only exhibit academic excellence, but also serve as examples of the mission of College of the Pacific. They have excelled in the classroom and beyond, whether it's through multiple degrees, research, study abroad or service to their communities. They are the epitome of excellence and champions of the natural sciences. Take a glimpse at some of the Geological and Environmental Sciences department's outstanding students:
Olivia Sue is a double major in Geological and Environmental Sciences with a concentration in Geology and Communication. She is an active member in the Pacific Geocentric Society, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, and Lambda Pi Eta. Learn more about Olivia>>
Carter Hafif is graduating with a BS in Geology. He is a member of the social Greek organization Theta Chi, and Pacific Ambassadors. By studying geology, he hopes to receive a job where he can be in the field, exploring and learning about the natural world and helping the planet. Learn more about Carter>>
Sarah Kuo is graduating with a BS in Geological and Environmental Sciences. She is involved in several on-campus organizations, such as Soul Speaks, Black Student Union, Queer People of Color, and Sustaining Pacific. In studying geological and environmental sciences, she hopes to learn how to solve environment-based discrimination. Learn more about Sarah>>
Gabby McDaniel is graduating with a BS in Geology. She is one of 275 students nationwide to receive the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. After graduation, she intends to pursue a Ph.D. in geology with an emphasis in biogeochemistry. Learn more about Gabby>>
Minhchau "Minnie" Dinh
Minhchau earned her degree in Environmental Studies with a minor in Sustainability. This Pacific Legal Scholar presented her legal research at the Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference, served as a panelist on Asian Pacific Islander community issues at the National Communication Association Conference, and delivered two Pacific Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference (PURCC) presentations focused on Biology and Economics.
Minhchau completed two fellowships: One on K-12 education initiatives in Washington DC with the civil rights organization OCA and the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center. She was also a policy and law fellow for the Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship (PPIA), where she took graduate courses at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley.