Profile on Abigail


Abigail Fitzgerald, an Oregon native who is entering her second year at HPU, chose the University because of its outstanding marine biology program and cultural diversity. Passionate about saving the environment and leaving the world a better place, she is excited about HPU’s hands-on learning, relevant work opportunities, and capacity for leadership development. Through exposure to fresh perspectives and new cultures at HPU, Fitzgerald is preparing to be a global contributor. As a participant in the Residential Honors Program, she has unique educational experiences — such as stargazing with a researcher from the Hokulea — that allow her to thrive both in and out of the classroom. Fitzgerald appreciates HPU’s commitment to community service and the many volunteer opportunities, encouraging her to make a difference in Hawai‘i and beyond.