Geography & Environmental Studies at Aquinas College

Alumni Profiles

Geographers have proven that their unparalleled combination of natural and social science knowledge and research capabilities can contribute to solving many problems facing society. Many government agencies and industries employing geographers have found them to be flexible and resourceful problem solvers who can, with confidence, be given a wide variety of assignments.


Alumnus headshotAlumnus Profile: Adam Burnett

Aquinas encourages students to delve deeply into what they are passionate about, creating an environment that allows students to grow and find the area in which they can excel. What often goes unnoticed, though, is the potential that one interesting class or one enthusiastic professor can have in changing a student's focus, perhaps pulling him or her away from the previously planned track and into a whole new passion. Such was the case for Adam Burnett, AQ alumnus, climatologist, and dean at Colgate University in New York. >Read More