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earth, land ground

Terra faculty from left to right: Professor Allison Brungard, Dr. Drew Simpson, Dr. Sarah Wright, Dr. Daniel Schied, and Dr. Rebecca Cepek.

Terra Faculty

Cultivate compassion for the earth and those that inhabit it.

Director: Dr. Sarah Breckenridge Wright, Department of English

This slide show explains the faculty team's plans for TERRA for 2015-16:


Fall 2018 (Check the above presentation for complete course description details).

Sarah Wright (English),  ENGL 201C-01 Confronting the Eco-Apocalypse (TR 12:15-1:30)

Mike Irwin (Sociology), SOCI 101C-01 Intro. to Sociology (TR 10:50-12:05) 

Becky Cepek UCOR 101C  Thinking and Writing across the Curriculum (2 sections) and UCOR 100C Research and Information Skills

Community-Engaged Learning


Terra students will build civic values and empathy, intercultural awareness, an appreciation for diversity, and knowledge of our community's needs by working alongside Hill District residents in the MLK Community Garden at Warren K. Branch Park with Grow Pittsburgh and the Hill House Association.


Women resident students in TERRA live on 6A or 7C of Towers Living-learning Center, men on 8B of Towers.

Towers is in the lower right-hand corner of the campus map.