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Geography and Regional Planning Department News: April 2009

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

Geography and Regional Planning Students and Faculty Participate in Economic Exchange Day Program

IUP Geography and Regional Planning students and faculty members participated in the Derry/Latrobe Economic Exchange Day program in cooperation with the Derry and Latrobe school districts, the Latrobe Chamber of Commerce, the Westmoreland County Planning Department, and the Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County.

Posted on 4/28/2009 10:45:36 AM

Geography and Regional Planning Students Present at Undergraduate Scholars Forum

Students in IUP’s Geography and Regional Planning programs presented work at the university’s Undergraduate Scholars Conference in the Hadley Union Building on April 7, 2009.

Posted on 4/28/2009 10:29:09 AM

Student Thomas Receives Inaugural Griffith Scholarship Award

Elizabeth Thomas, a 2008 graduate of Northern Cambria High School, was awarded the inaugural Dan and Diane Griffith Scholarship for the 2008–2009 academic year.

Posted on 4/28/2009 9:08:18 AM

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