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Contact & Locations

Moscow

College of
Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Physical Address:
Admin. Bldg. 112
phone: (208) 885-6426
fax: (208) 885-8964
class@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences 
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154


Coeur d'Alene

University of Idaho C'DA‎
1031 N Academic Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID
83814-5497 
(208) 667-2588


College of
Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
University of Idaho
Admin. Bldg. 112
P.O. Box 443154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154
phone: (208) 885-6426
fax: (208) 885-8964

class@uidaho.edu

Elise Pineda

Elise Pineda

My name is Elise Pineda and you inspire my future.

From the time I was young, it was a personal goal of mine to attend and graduate from a university. Being a first-generation college student, I was scared to attend a university. The scholarships I receive inspire me to have faith in myself and pursue my dream. The University of Idaho and the Department of Sociology & Anthropology give me opportunities that I couldn’t even fathom before I came to school.

Sociology is my passion. Because society, norms, social groups and the world around us are constantly changing, sociology gives students like me new areas of research. It’s exciting!

My work in the McNair Program and various workshops and internships taught me how to conduct research, analyze the data and give presentations. Guided by my professor Brian Wolf and supported with funding from the department made possible by alumni donations, I presented my research at the Pacific Sociological Association Conference last March. It was an amazing experience, and it inspired me to pursue graduate school.

All of the professors in sociology inspire me to excel. They guide me and challenge me to push myself. I am grateful for the transformative opportunity to study at the University of Idaho.

You make possible the scholarships that inspired me to pursue my dream of a college education. Your gift gives me the freedom to focus on my passion for sociology. Please take a moment to continue your tradition of giving and make a
donation today. Your gift changes lives. It changed mine.

Elise Pineda
Senior, Sociology-Criminology Emphasis