Student Profiles

Hear directly from first-semester students about their experience during Lehigh Launch in the American West! This unique experience allowed students to kick off their college careers with a different kind of adventure. Read more about each of their experiences learning about the literature, earth and environment, and peoples of Wyoming and New Mexico during the Fall 2021 semester.

Amber Bierly

Amber Bierly '25

Respect for different cultures and lifestyles

Major: College of Arts and Sciences with possible major in Earth and Environmental Sciences major
Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Allen Chen

Allen Chen '25

How to survive in the wild

Major: Integrated Degree in Engineering, Arts and Science (IDEAS)
Hometown: Kunming, China

Simone Cox

Simone Cox '25

Learning how to become more independent

Major: P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science
Hometown: Newark, DE

Emma Moriarty

Emma Moriarty '25

I can adapt to new environments

Major: College of Arts and Sciences
Hometown: Shrewsbury, NJ

Finn Tarbox

Finn Tarbox '25

Stepping out of my comfort zone

Major: College of Arts and Sciences with possible majors in Psychology and Biology
Hometown: Belfast, ME

Jamiez Vo

Jamiez Vo '25

Shifting the classroom perspective to experiential learning

Major: College of Arts and Sciences
Hometown: Phan Thiet City, Vietnam

Sarah Wilhelm

Sarah Wilhelm '25

Leave no trace

Major: Integrated Degree in Engineering, Arts and Science (IDEAS)
Hometown: Franklin, NJ