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2016 Geography Graduates

This past Saturday, several geography majors walked at graduation including: Matt Collins, Keri Carr, Cassie Stepanek, Ryan Zarnowski, Danielle Sinvil, Cavan Perrot and Meg Vetter. Congratulations to all our graduates! Pictured here are (l to r) Dr. Sasha Davis, Meg … Continue reading

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Dr. Sasha Davis joins Keene State Geography

We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Sasha Davis as our newest faculty member in Geography. Dr. Davis earned his PhD from Penn State in 2003 and most recently served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and … Continue reading

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Dr. Christopher Cusack named Keene State 2015 Distinguished Teacher

On August 27th, the College honored Dr. Cusack with the 2015 Distinguished Teacher Award, recognizing his passion for geography and his dedication to our students. Dr. Cusack delivered an inspirational speech to more than 1000 faculty and incoming first-year students … Continue reading

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Research reveals varied perspectives on sustainability practices on campus, in city.

Seniors Hannah Elliot, Jason Cyr, Charlie Stoll and Tommy Todd spent the fall of 2014 surveying students, local residents, and business owners about their everyday practices regarding recycling and resource conservation. Their results were shared at the 2015 Academic Excellence … Continue reading

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Senior students assess the Ashuelot Rail Trail and explore the potential for bike commuting in the Monadnock Region

With guidance from Southwest Region Planning Commission, senior students assessed the Ashuelot Rail Trail, which leads from the Keene State College campus all the way to the Connecticut River in Hinsdale, NH.  Using GPS and GIS, students mapped trail conditions … Continue reading

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Students Study Bike Tourism and Trail Conditions from Keene to Walpole

In the fall of 2014, four senior geography students embarked on a semester-long effort to assess the condition of the Cheshire Rail Trail North, a former railroad right of way that now forms the foundation of a nearly 18-mile long … Continue reading

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Geography alums are at the center of it all

Geography grads Dave Daly (’12) and Chris Ordway (’12) found their way to the center of North America on their recent sojourn across America.  The students are taking their time seeing the country as they relocate to Colorado.

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Geography student Charlie Stoll profiled in KSC news.

Our very own Charlie Stoll was recently profiled in Keene State College news.  The article describes how Charlie has had an interesting path from his career as a plumber to majoring in geography and his current interest in fluvial geomorphology … Continue reading

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New Geography Honor Society Members Inducted

Each spring we are proud to induct a new class of students into Keene State’s Beta Theta chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU), the International Honor Society of Geography.  To be eligible, students must maintain a 3.3 GPA in all … Continue reading

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Keene State Geography Lights Up Tampa

Fifteen Geography seniors and four faculty members recently attended the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers.  Held this year in Tampa, Florida, this is the premier conference of our discipline, attended by thousands of academic and professional … Continue reading

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