Geology Club

Geology Hike

All are welcome to learn and explore with the PVCC Geology Club! We strive to educate our members through regular presentations from experts in a variety of geologic disciplines, regular hikes, activities, movie nights, trips and more.   

Upcoming Events:

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Faculty Advisor:

Student Leadership:

Geology Club table at Club Fair

Recent Outings include:

  • White Rock Falls 
  • Radford University and Mountain Lake
  • Monticello/Saunders Trail
  • Ivy Creek Natural Area
  • Belle Isle, Richmond
  • Shenandoah National Park:  Skyline Drive, Sugar Hollow & Turk Mountain
  • Blue Ridge Tunnel
  • Virginia Geological Field Conference

Recent Speakers include:

  • Tom Holtz, University of Maryland
  • Jessica Ball, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Aaron Barth, Rowan University
  • Jess Phoenix, author of Ms. Adventure
  • Matt Heller, Virginia Energy
  • Marcia Bjornerud, author of Timefulness & Geopedia
  • Dan Doctor, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Wendy Bohon, Incorporated Research Institutions of Seismology
  • Kirk Johnson, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Sarah Kaplan, Washington Post
  • David Spears, Virginia Energy
  • Taina Litwak, Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
  • Jon Tso & Skip Watts, Radford University
  • Robin Reed, Schnabel Engineering
  • Alan Pitts, U.S. Geological Survey


Recent Outreach includes:

  • Rock Day 2023, PVCC
  • Geology hikes, Ragged Mountain Natural Area
  • Geology programming at Boys and Girls Club of Central Virginia
  • Geology programming at the Red Wing Roots music festival