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Geography and Regional Planning Department News: November 2011

A Star on the Map: Regional Planning Undergraduate Program Earns National Accreditation

The Regional Planning undergraduate program has earned national accreditation from the Planning Accreditation Board, joining only 13 other undergraduate programs in the United States to be nationally accredited.

Posted on 4/27/2012 4:11:44 PM

Beaver Run Water Quality Project Renewed for Second Year

The project will sample and monitor reservoir water quality near Marcellus shale well pad sites for a second year, thanks to renewal of a $77,000 contract with the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County in June. The project, led by Professor Brian Okey and Professor Nathan McElroy, taps the expertise of faculty and students from the Departments of Geography and Regional Planning, Geosciences, and Chemistry.

Posted on 6/22/2012 5:20:51 PM

Hoch Becomes AICP Certified Environmental Planner

Dr. Richard Hoch, Geography and Regional Planning, was recently notified that he was one of thirty-three planning professionals in the United States who passed the initial American Institute of Certified Planners exam for Environmental Planner certification.

Posted on 11/29/2011 4:02:40 PM

Geography and Regional Planning Students Present Research and Receive Awards at Geographical Society Meeting

IUP Geography and Regional Planning students Nicholas Angelo, Robert Cerrato, Joshua Krug, Ellen Lamont, Michael Muder, Erik Scrivener, Dana Turgeon, and Christian Wells presented research at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Geographical Society.

Posted on 11/29/2011 3:18:24 PM

Geography and Regional Planning to Host Pennsylvania Geographical Society Meeting

The IUP Department of Geography and Regional Planning will host the annual Pennsylvania Geographical Society Meeting. This meeting will take place at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on November 4–5, 2011.

Posted on 11/2/2011 8:50:56 AM

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