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What’s It Like?
No one can give you a better sense of what it’s really like to study psychology at Lewis & Clark than our current students and recent alumni.
Riley Arnold, BA ’19Hometown: Monument, Colorado, and Tampa, FloridaExtracurriculars: Founder of People to People Permaculture, LC Psychology Collaborative Researcher, Garden Educator and Manager at Abernethy Elementary School, The City Repair Project Placemaking Liaison and Permaculture Designer, LC Student Academic Affairs Board (SAAB) Tutor, Portland Community College Garden Volunteer Educator, The People’s Food Cooperative Volunteer, and Farmer’s Market Intern
I was drawn to Lewis & Clark because I loved the excited energy of the campus and the dedicated and ingenuitive spirit of the students. I could feel, and still do, that big things were happening here and I wanted to be a part of it.
Malavika Arun, BA ’19Hometown: Palakkad, Kerala, IndiaExtracurriculars: Resident Advisor, Bollywood Club Cofounder
My high school was a place where I felt that my personal freedom was respected and my opinions mattered, and I wanted to go to a college that would also give me those things.
Roland Berg, BA ’22Hometown: Saint Paul, MinnesotaExtracurriculars: Community Chorale, Admissions Ambassador (lunch host), intramural sports
Lewis & Clark made me feel wanted as a student.
Maggie Beutler, BA ’21Hometown: Portland, OregonOverseas Program: India fall 2019Extracurriculars: Resident Advisor
Lewis & Clark encouraged me to be who I really was.
Charlotte Brownstone, BA ’20Hometown: San Francisco, CaliforniaExtracurriculars: Watzek Student Advisory Committee (SAC), College Democrats Club, Sailing Club, Wind Symphony
I loved how Professor Leonard incorporated current events and supplementary readings into the course, rather than just having us read out of the textbook.
Jackie Chill, BA ’18Hometown: Chicago, IllinoisOverseas Program: EcuadorExtracurriculars: College Outdoors
The way Assistant Professor Bill Cole teaches, by telling stories, is like no other instructor I’ve had. We constantly put information into different contexts, which provided many new and different perspectives.
Cristian Cortes Cortes, BA ’20Hometown: Gervais, OregonExtracurriculars: Gente Latina Unida (coleader), Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (peer mentor), Phonathon ambassador
I believe being exposed to a number of ideas or techniques is what enhances the liberal arts education.
Michael Glah, BA ’18Hometown: Aspen, Colo.
Joelle Hakoum, BA ’20Hometown: Homs, SyriaExtracurriculars: International Students of Lewis & Clark (ISLC), TCK Club, tutor for Arabic and Chemistry, volunteering
My high school was very large so I wanted to try smaller classes where there is more focus on students’ needs and understanding.
Eric Hawkins, BA ’18Hometown: Tracy, CaliforniaExtracurriculars: Football
I love the small classes and the personal attention I get from my professors and coaches.
Helen Hitz, BA ’21Hometown: Omaha, NebraskaExtracurriculars: Associated Students of Lewis & Clark (ASLC), Feminist Student Union (FSU), New Student Orientation (NSO), Pioneer Success Institute (PSI)
Lewis & Clark has given me the tools to become a better student and a better person.
Joe Iliscupidez, BA ’16Hometown: Fontana, California
I think L&C has helped me become the outstanding young man that my parents envisioned me to be.
Jessye Lavine, BA ’16Hometown: Mill Valley, CaliforniaOverseas Program: Strasbourg, FranceExtracurriculars: Women’s Soccer, Javelin for Track and Field, French Club
Lewis & Clark is the reason I have my job.
Marissa Marquez, BA ’19Hometown: LaVerne, CaliforniaExtracurriculars: Gente Latina Unida (GLU), Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME)
Lewis & Clark provides everything for the best education: smaller class sizes, caring professors at the top of their field, and a community to find your place.
Hannah Meggitt-Nxumalo, BA ’20Hometown: Mbabane, eSwatiniOverseas Program: Ireland, spring 2019Extracurriculars: Psychology Club, Watzek Student Advisory Committee, International Film Festival
Since I didn’t have the opportunity to visit campus before arriving for orientation, I had to base my decision on the website and some conversations with current students. One of the things that really stuck with me was how welcoming the community seemed.
Alan Misael Gaxiola, BA ’21Hometown: Juan José Ríos, Sinaloa, México, and Phoenix, ArizonaOverseas Program: Berlin fall 2019Extracurriculars: Student Ambassador for the Annual Giving Department
When I walked onto campus, I felt like this was the correct place for me to spend a truly pivotal point in my life.
Max Morrish, BA ’22Hometown: Ashland, OregonExtracurriculars: College Outdoors
When you have the opportunity to take a wide variety of really engaging classes it makes you question your own values and interests.
Karen Peralta, BA ’18Hometown: Houston, TexasOverseas Program: Australia psychology internship summer programExtracurriculars: Gente Latina Unida (GLU), Leading to Engage All Pioneers (LEAP) Coordinator
I felt Lewis & Clark was the perfect place to start fresh in a new environment that would challenge me.
Mali PetersonWood, BA ’19Hometown: Sonora, CaliforniaOverseas Program: AustraliaExtracurriculars: Admissions Tour Guide and Lunch Host, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Student Leadership and Service Project Leader, Women’s Soccer, Black Student Union
One of the most unique gifts Lewis & Clark offers to its students is the opportunity to become a member of more than just one community.
Marjorie Pichon, BA ’14Hometown: Seattle, WashingtonOverseas Program: Kenya and TanzaniaExtracurriculars: SAAB representative, statistics tutor, crew team
My overseas study is what sparked a sense of responsibility within myself and has continually motivated my career and education.
Emma Ray-Wong, BA ’20Hometown: Boston, MassachusettsOverseas Program: Beijing, spring 2019Extracurriculars: Phonathon, Photography Club, Earth Based Spirituality Club
I love both psychology and studio art so much I couldn’t bear to pick just one, so I decided to double major!
Hannah Ring, BA ’19Hometown: Ashland, OregonOverseas Program: India and IrelandExtracurriculars: Admissions Tour Guide and Lunch Host, Student Leadership Services Volunteer
I chose Lewis & Clark because after I came to visit it felt like how the word home makes me feel.
Serena Saba, BA ’19Hometown: Dana Point, CaliforniaExtracurriculars: Basketball, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) representative, active yogi, behavioral therapist for a man with autism
I love the ability to be a DIII athlete and focus on academics while still playing the sport I love.
Dejour Williams, BA ’19Hometown: Austin, TexasExtracurriculars: Football
I came to Lewis & Clark for the outstanding academics and the opportunity to continue playing football.