In 2012, Sarah graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts in communication and a minor in world cultures and literatures. After graduation, she worked at the UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics as a communications specialist until accepting the sustainability manager position at the University of Houston. One of the most notable achievements for campus sustainability under her leadership was receiving the first AASHE STARS gold rating at a Texas institution of higher education.

Sarah recently moved to Corvallis to pursue a master’s degree in environmental arts and humanities. In her first year at Oregon State University, she is funded as a Graduate Research Assistant in Forest Ecosystems and Society. At OSU, Sarah is working with Michael Nelson and will be focusing her research on the new discovery trail program at the H.J. Andrews Forest.

Sarah is a certified Texas Master Naturalist and Master Composter. A Houston native, Sarah enjoys outdoor activities like rock climbing, hiking and biking as well as exploring new places and trying new cuisines. Check out the portfolio for a few examples of Sarah’s design work.