Shining Student - Tessa Penich

Tessa Penich

Tessa Penich | Sociology (Co-op)

PASSIONATE. CURIOUS. DRIVEN.

“University is about more than the classes you take — take advantage of opportunities to volunteer in the community, build relationships with your professors, and find out what excites and motivates you.”

Favourite Class: Body and Society (SOCI 3460) and Human Rights and Political Economies (WGST 3070)
Favourite Social Activity: Grabbing coffee between classes with friends
Favourite Study Spot: The Library

My uLethbridge experience:

  • Volunteering on and off campus
  • Working as a research assistant with Dr. Suzanne Lenon
  • Getting involved in social justice activism and advocacy
  • Opportunities to pursue my own research interests and passions
  • An applied study, an independent study, and an undergraduate honours thesis