Ashley Vander Meer, a Biology, Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Environmental Science major, tests water in Incline Village
Challenge yourself to discover learning fueled by your ideas and passions.

Meet Our INTD Students

Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Entrepreneurship major, Matt Fall boulders in California

Matt Fall

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Class of 2012

I joined a robotics team in high school, which led me to mechanical engineering, but while my enthusiasm for engineering waned after a couple of years my love for the outdoors never did. After developing an interest in running my own business, I transferred to SNC as an Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Entrepreneurship major. . . . Read More

Isaac Laredo

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Environmental Science

Class of 2018

On my first rock climbing trip, the height and my own inexperience made me very nervous - but the same gut feeling that comes from being out of your comfort zone represents growth! . . . Read More

Weston Park, Sustainability major, thinks green and wears it too

Weston Park

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sustainability

Class of 2017

My motivation is to help others, work hard, and have fun playing in the great outdoors. In Sustainability we study the economy, society, and environment to improve the quality of life now, and for future generations. That's the field for me. . . . Read More

Jamie Wanzek, New Media Journalism major, explores and captures images

Jamie Wanzek

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in New Media Journalism

Class of 2017

I was first hooked on journalism during an internship with The Durango Herald, my hometown paper, while I was still in high school. . . . Read More

Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Psychology major Sydney Pinkerton enjoys spending time with her horse

Sydney Pinkerton

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Art, Psychology

Class of 2016

I’ve always felt a need to encourage individual empowerment and teach people self-love, and the path I am on now is taking me closer to making that passion a career. I hope to work in established adventure and art therapy programs on the way to starting my own! . . . Read More

Danny Kern, Digital Arts and Journalism major, mountain biking

Danny Kern

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Digital Arts and Journalism

Class of 2016

After getting my first camera in eighth grade, I haven't stopped documenting what I enjoy doing. I am majoring in Digital Art and Journalism so I can start sharing what I believe are the best qualities of life, and help spread the knowledge of better quality sustainable living. . . . Read More

Art and Psychology major, Justine Nelson explores a grass field

Justine Nelson

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Psychology and Art

Class of 2016

Growing up in the small town of Incline Village has been a blessing in my life, teaching me the importance of connection with my community and the environment. We all have the capability to help each other grow, and my studies at SNC have shown me just how far we reach! . . . Read More