Center for Environmental Leadership: Student Outcomes

Outdoor leadership and sustainability are core values at Earlham—and many of our students and alumni dedicate their lives and careers to those values. Learn more about how Earlhamites are working in environmental leadership roles around the world.

STUDENT STORIES

KATIE JACOBS 2020

Hometown: Loveland, Ohio

Major at Earlham: Biochemistry

Katie has been selected for the Watson Fellowship from the Thomas J. Watson Foundation. Watson Fellows earn $36,000 for independent study and international travel in support of a personal passion. 

Katie graduated from Earlham College with a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry on May 9, 2020.

ANNA SEIFERT 2016

Hometown: Marshall, Michigan

Major at Earlham: Environmental Sustainability

“Those relationships are one of the big reasons that I applied, and they continue to be the most important part of my time here.”

GARRETT BYRD 2020

Hometown: Richmond, Indiana

Major at Earlham: Environmental Sustainability

“It was a big change going from living in Richmond my whole life to living in the third largest city in the world. I met a lot of cool people, and it was a good experience.”

MALIA STAAB 2018

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Major at Earlham: Biology and Environmental Studies

Malia Staab of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, graduated from Earlham College with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Environmental Studies on May 5, 2018. She will be teaching as an Assistant Instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School in Lander, Wyoming.

CALEB SMITH 2017

Hometown: Pembroke, New Hampshire

Major at Earlham: Environmental Sustainability

Caleb Smith of Pembroke, New Hampshire, graduated from Earlham College with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies on May 6, 2017. He will be working for the Richmond (Indiana) Department of Parks and Recreation as the Farmers Market Coordinator.