Amber Millison

Amber is a graduate student in Shippensburg’s Geoenvironmental Studies program. Born in Frederick, Maryland, she graduated summa cum laude from Salisbury University in May of 2020 with a double major in Earth Science and Geography, concentrating in Atmospheric Sciences. She is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society and the Gamma Theta Upsilon geographical honor society. Her academic interests include climatology, coupled natural and human systems, and projects involving field work. In her free time, Amber enjoys hiking with her dog, crocheting, and visiting new cities and places. Amber is excited to apply her geographic skills and knowledge to help protect natural systems while working for the CLUS.

Projects: Mountain Creek Trail Assessment; Appalachian Trail Natural Resource Condition Assessment

      Sarah Thompson

      Sarah earned her undergraduate degree in Environmental Sustainability from Shippensburg University in 2021 and is continuing in the Geography/Earth Science department to earn her M.S. in Geoenvironmental Science and Sustainability. She is a member of the international honor society in geography, Gamma Theta Upsilon, and has interests in food security, sustainable agriculture, land use, and climate science. In her free time, she enjoys spending time kayaking, camping, and playing with her dogs.

      Projects: Kittatinny Ridge GIS

          Mimansha Choudhary

          Mimansha is a sophmore international student at Shippensburg University pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She is excited to continue working with CLUS this academic year on ShipComosts. Mimansha previously worked with the SMRC, CCFSA and as a general CLUS support. In her spare time, Mimansha enjoys cooking, hiking, biking, and spending time with her family and friends.

          Projects: South Mountain Research Corps, ShipComposts

              Alexandra Shatzer

              Alex Shatzer is a fourth-year undergraduate student at Shippensburg University studying sociology with a biology minor. Her interests are in public health and the effect that climate change has on population health.  She is currently the president of the National Society of Leadership and success an honors society on campus. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

              Projects: Kittatinny Ridge Survey

                  Matt Ostap

                  Matt is a fourth-year undergraduate student at Shippensburg University studying Geoenvironmental Studies with a GIS Minor. He is currently working on the Kittatinny Ridge GIS Project at CLUS. He has completed internships with The Nature Conservancy in Pennsylvania and the Cumberland County Conservation District. Matt is interested in field work and GIS and would like to pursue a career with both of these fields.

                  Projects: Kittatinny Ridge (2020)