HGS - Houston Geological Society

Upcoming Events

101st Anniversary of HGS

Thu 08 Aug

It's the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Houston Geological Society August 8 2025.

HGS Annual Student Expo

Mon 09 Sep

The HGS Student Expo is the largest geoscience career fair in the US that welcomes over 200 talented graduate students from 66 universities across...

Current News

Galen Treadgold’s GeoInteriors is a Labor of Love

June 5, 2024 - 8:28pm

“If you can open the door the whole way, then you have more room for rocks,” smiles Galen Treadgo

HGS Officers for 2024-25

May 20, 2024 - 2:47pm

Here are the HGS officers taking office on  July 1

Students + HGS = Mutual Benefits

May 3, 2024 - 9:19pm

HGS provides significant support to students, although this population represents a small percent

The Secret Sauce: How LSU’s AAPG Student Chapter grew four-fold during COVID-19 (2019-2023) by Allison Barbato (Duxbury)

May 3, 2024 - 9:14pm

I was president of the AAPG Student Chapter at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, L

Bill Maloney: Mentoring, exploring and living your values

March 22, 2024 - 8:14am

“Whatever brings you great joy, do it as much as you can as often as you can,” advises Bill Malon

Recent Blog Posts

President's Letter for June 2024

June 4, 2024 - 11:00am

A Year to Remember It has been a true pleasure to serve as your President during our Society’s 100th Year Anniversary. Since its inception in 1923 coincident with the Gulf Coast oil boom, the Society has expanded to serve the many aspects of the Houston area and its geological needs...

Editor's Letter for June 2024

June 4, 2024 - 10:58am

What’s Your Motivation? This is my final Letter from the Editor for the 2023-24 HGS Board term.  I’m happy to welcome Ted Godo into the Editor’s role starting in July.  I’m confident that Ted will put his own unique spin on the job.  Thanks to Lisa Kreuger for her...