The campaign for Hartwick students

People, Animals and Plants of Thailand

Location: Northern Thailand

Course: BIOL 242, offered every other year

The hills of Northern Thailand provide a home for many different ethnic peoples, who have for centuries lived in harmony with their environment. These unique cultures are currently threatened by globalization and problems of immigration, restricted land use, crop restrictions, lack of cash crops and productive forests, environmental degradation, water pollution, poor sanitation and food security. The objective of this course is for the students to be involved in a mutual relationship with the hill tribe villagers, in which we can learn from and help each other.

Prerequisite: none
Instructor: Professor of Biology Linda Swift
Length of program: 29 days

Carol Young Woodard '50, P'85, H'91 and her husband, Ralph

Hartwick College has long demonstrated remarkable skill in fostering student learning through knowledge and experience. We value the importance of Hartwick's well-rounded approach to education and feel that supporting these efforts is a winning investment in current and future generations. Of course, it's always satisfying to make an investment with a guaranteed return.

- Carol Young Woodard '50, P'85, H'91 and her husband, Ralph

Trustee Emeritus
Endowed the Jessie E. Jenks Scholarship and the Young/Woodard Scholarship funds
Learn More