Student Organizations


trip Geology of I-26 ed
Earth Day Celebration
cave Morrel's Cave

Mission Statement: The purpose of this organization shall be to support and advance geosciences on the ETSU campus and in the community at large.


 Lindsey Farris

Vice-President: Nicholas Barnes
Recording Secretary: Kayla Burch
Faculty Advisors: Dr. Mick Whitelaw and Ms. Ingrid Luffman

The Geosciences Club conducts a variety of field trips and events during the academic year:

Morrel's Cave

Field Trips:
Geology of Lake Watauga (by pontoon boat)
Morrel's Cave (semi-wild cave exploration)
Laurel Falls Hike
Little Ray Mica Mine
Little Pine Garnet Mine
Newdale Dunite Mine
Bandana Sinkhole and Marble Mine
Geology of I-26
Middlesboro Meteorite Crater
Geology of Pound Gap
Geology of I-19

Geology of Big Stone Gap
Rye Cove Fossil Collecting
Geology of Doe River Gorge
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Morristown National Weather Service Office Tour
Gray Fossil Site
Biltmore House
Barter Theatre

Student vs. Faculty Throwdown; Faculty Won!
Open Street Mapping Party with Randall Hale
Geo Movie Nights
Earth Day Cookout and Celebration
Relay for Life
Fall Bash
International Thanksgiving Food Fest
GIS Seminar
Student vs. Faculty Throwdown
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Conference 2011; Grand Canyon
The club sponsors student travel to academic conferences
Graduate Student of the Year
Undergraduate Student of the Year


Department of Geosciences