Whether she is traveling from building to building at Sierra Nevada College or traveling overseas to Afghanistan or South Africa, Mary Lewellen makes a mark everywhere she goes. As an associate professor of International Studies, Lewellen uses her experience and knowledge to encourage students at SNC to make the world a better place.
Open mic and poetry slam nights, community service and political forums are not high on a freshman’s extra curricular list at Sierra Nevada College. Freshman students prefer day hikes, rock climbing, whitewater rafting and trips to San Francisco.
Some people may think of the group of friends that make up Strange Brew and Gremlinz as crews, gangs or even frats, but really they’re just individuals collectively dedicated to sharing the simple passion of having both of your feet atop a board, and documenting their extreme sports experiences whenever possible.
Sierra Nevada College students with wandering hearts and a taste for adventure have a chance this year to explore Japan, China, Hawaii or South Africa and get school credit at the same time.
Sierra Nevada College was significantly represented at the 2013 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference (AWP) from March 6-9 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, with seven undergraduate English students, four Masters of Fine Arts students and 10 professors spanning SNC’s English department
EnvironmentalFrom camping and hiking, to learning about organic farming and observing elephant seals and the environment’s ecosystems, Assistant Professor Andy Rost and his Fundamentals of Environmental Interpretation class learned it all on March 7-9 at California’s Central Coast.
Adventure journalist and writer Tracy Ross on Friday, Feb. 8, visited Sierra Nevada College for both her visiting writer workshop and her reading.