Student Bios

Anna Kowanko
Majors: Environmental Studies and Sociology
Minors: Asian Studies

Anna’s interests in environmental studies were kindled by attending a high school in the Adirondack Mountains in Keene Valley, NY that composted food waste, served great local food in the...

Alex Epstein
Majors: Environmental Studies
Minors: Biology

     From his acceptance at St. Lawrence University, Alex knew his academic career would focus on environmental studies. In high school, an internship at a nature preserve...

Jordan Garfinkle
Majors: Environmental Studies and Psychology

I spent the fall of 2008 in SLU's Kenya Program, which was a phenomenally educational and eye-opening experience. Currently, I'm working on a senior honors project with faculty mentor, Dr. Amanda...

Tyler Pidgeon
Majors: Environmental Studies-Biology

I was drawn to St. Lawrence for its study abroad program, sense of community, and excellent science programs. I have always had a great respect for the environment and after my First Year Seminar...

Shelly Martin
Majors: Environmental Studies and Government

Shelly was drawn to St. Lawrence’s active and motivated student population, both in terms of academics and extra-curricular activities. In her freshman year, she joined the softball team, as well...

Brendan DeMelle
Majors: Environmental Studies and Sociology

St. Lawrence’s double-major option, extensive study abroad program, and proximity to outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities in the Adirondack region were immediate attractions for Brendan....