Alumni from the College of Natural & Social Sciences have gone on to pursue their callings in many areas — from the sciences and teaching to business and more. Find out what some of our alumni have been doing since graduating from PLNU.
|Tommy O'Neil, Class of 2017||Dr. Bill & Marsha McCoy, Class of 1976|
|Grant Abass, Class of 2016|
For many, middle school and math may not elicit fond memories, but Yvette Henry, a math teacher at Martin Luther King Middle School in Oceanside, California is trying to change that.Read More
Evan Miller, Ph.D
Neurons are cells found in the brain and nervous system that transfer nerve impulses, and Professor Evan Miller, Ph.D. makes them change colors and glow. His team of researchers are doing this to make maps of brain activity and figure out how neurons communicate.Read More
Brandon Sawyer, Ph.D.
Dr. Brandon Sawyer, professor of biology and kinesiology and chair of the Department of Kinesiology has been on faculty at PLNU since 2013. We sat down with him to find out more about his background and recent research in maximal exercise and weight loss.Read More
After 21 years as a science teacher at Olive Pierce Middle School in Ramona, Calif., and one year in his current teaching position at Francis Parker Middle School in San Diego, Myles Vandegrift (88) has no doubt the classroom is where he is called to be.Read More
After graduating from PLNU with a degree in athletic training, Nikki Romani (10), like so many students, began her pursuit of a graduate degree. She prayed that God would open the right door. Little did she know then, a door would open, but it would be far from the one she expected.Read More
Pediatric doctors and nurses treat children when they are in the hospital, but as a Child Life Specialist, Andie Sherman helps patients and families in the hematology and oncology unit at Rady Children’s Hospital cope with the physical and emotional challenges that come with a medical diagnosis.Read More
Ryan Weiss is just working on curing cancer, no big deal. He graduated from PLNU in 2008 with a degree in chemistry, and then received his PhD in organic chemistry from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).Read More