Co-curricular opportunities in Environmental Science

The Franklin Pierce campus: a unique learning laboratory

Campus Wildlife
  • The Franklin Pierce campus offers 1,200 biodiverse acres that serve as a rich learning laboratory for hands-on studies in ecology and biology. Notable wildlife species on campus include beaver, bobcat, moose, fisher, deer, black bear, sharp-shinned hawks, wood ducks, coyotes, red fox and mink.
  • An extended field trip to Costa Rica to study tropical forest ecology is traditionally offered during the Winter Break.

Student success

Kelly Henry
Valedictorian Kelly Henry '04 is conducting research in Marine Biology while enrolled in the University of Rhode Island Master of Science graduate program.

Environmental Studies graduates work in diverse fields and currently hold such positions as Wetland Scientist for the State of Vermont, Air Quality Technician, Nature Center Director, Environmental Compliance Officer, Environmental Educator for an ocean-based educational center, Geographical Information Systems Analyst for a regional planning agency, Wildlife Biologist, Senior Ecologist for an environmental consulting firm, Biology teacher, Veterinary Doctor, and Cancer Researcher.

Graduates have continued their studies at graduate schools such as Yale University, University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Rhode Island, University of Vermont and other competitive schools.

Want to know more?

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Affiliated Faculty

Frank Cohen
Associate Professor of Political Science
B.S., Bradley University
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Harry Davis
Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Maine
Ph.D., University of Florida

James (Jed) E. Donelan
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Humanities
B.A., Boston College
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

John Harris
Lecturer, American Studies
Exc. Director, Monadnock Institute of Nature, Place and Culture
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Frank Hubacz, Jr.
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Worcester State College
M.S.T., University of New Hampshire
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Linda Malmgren
Professor of Biology
B.A., Bridgewater State College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Frederick Rogers
Chair and Associate Professor of Geology
Chair, Division of Natural Sciences
B.A., M.S., University of Massachusetts
Ph.D., University of Iowa