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Geography and Regional Planning Department News: Events

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

Dunk a Geography Professor

Come dunk a Geography professor on Friday, September 26, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Oak Grove, right outside of Leonard Hall, hosted by Gamma Theta Upsilon and Planning Student Organization members.

Posted on 9/25/2014 10:18:28 AM

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

Don’t Miss Out on Planning Effective Meetings

The workshop “Meetings 101,” open to the IUP community and the general public, will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Hadley Union Building.

Posted on 3/24/2011 1:42:03 PM

Meetings 101: Planning Effective Meetings

The workshop “Meetings 101” will provide an overview and demonstration of the knowledge, skills, and practices needed to design, direct, and facilitate effective meetings. It will be held Tuesday, April 12, 2011, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Hadley Union Building.

Posted on 2/24/2011 10:28:56 AM

Dr. Hans Carlson to Present “Eeyou Istchee (The People’s Land)”

On Monday, November 17, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in Weyandt 32, Dr. Hans Carlson will be giving a presentation entitled “Eeyou Istchee (The People’s Land): James Bay Cree Political Ecology and the Resource Development of Northern Quebec.”

Posted on 11/5/2008 3:31:52 PM

PA Planning Association

Pennsylvania Planning Association meeting scheduled for October 12–14 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Posted on 10/7/2008 9:09:49 AM

Geographer, Alumnus Receives Honorary Degree

Spatial statistician Daniel Griffith will receive an honorary Doctoral of Science degree at May 2008 commencement ceremonies.

Posted on 8/5/2008 11:45:39 AM

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