Intrigued by paleontology, petrology, or mineralogy? They are among the core courses in the study of Geology. Central to an understanding of Earth’s past, present, and future, Geology is also excellent preparation for careers in mining, environmental geology, resource planning, and hydrogeology.
The head of a scientist, the heart of an explorer - these are common threads among students who join the Geology Department. In this department, students will get their hands dirty while at the same time learning the essential skills to get them the post-graduate career or continuing education they are looking for.
When Michael Staron ’14 was accepted into the Juneau Icefield Research Program toward the end of his senior year at Keene State, he was enthusiastic about the adventures to come. He could have never predicted, though, what a positive and life-changing experience he was going to have.
“So few people…
Students studying biology, chemistry, physics, geology, mathematics and computer science are getting extra help from Keene State College, and from their own peers. Keene State created the B.E.S.T. (Building Excellence in Science and Technology) Program this past year to help students navigate these fields that can sometimes be intimidating. The…