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:

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

  • Tom Holtz, University of Maryland

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