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Geography and Regional Planning Department News: July 2010

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 Student Bingham Drafted by San Diego Padres

Paul Bingham, a senior Geography major with an emphasis in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), was recently drafted in the twentieth round of the 2010 Major League baseball draft by the San Diego Padres.

Posted on 7/19/2010 1:13:28 PM

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