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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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Geography Faculty Member Makes News for Mapping Storm Damage

Jeffery Nugent, Geography Adjunct, works for the Windham Regional Commission for Windham Country, Vermont as a mapping specialist.  Recently, he was featured in the Keene Sentinel for his work of mapping the damage from Tropical Storm Irene, which wrecked havoc … Continue reading

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Department receives Keene State ‘Transformation Award’

The Department of Geography received Keene State’s ‘Transformation Award’ for demonstrating recent achievements in establishing three coordinated initiatives: Geography Internship Program; GIS Research Lab Conference Presentation Opportunities Geography competed against dozens of other departments and programs on campus to earn … Continue reading

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Department travels to Scotland to explore student exchange

In March, Drs. Rydant (Geography), Fleeger (Environmental Studies) and Stephenson (Director, The Global Education Office) travelled to the University of Dundee, Scotland to explore the opening of a student exchange program.  Consultations with faculty and administrators were productive; we look … Continue reading

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» Faculty joins Geography Department

New to the Geography department this year is Dr. Lara M.P. Bryant.She joins the faculty at Keene adding her expertise in geographic education.She earned her doctorate in Geographic Education from Texas State University-San Marcos. At Texas State she was actively … Continue reading

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» Chris Brehme receives 2-year award from SeaGrant to study lobster fishing and endangered whale interaction

Chris Brehme, Assistant Professor in the Geography Department, is part of a multi-partner collaboration led by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution that received a two-year award from the Northeast SeaGrant Consortium to analyze the potential interaction between endangered whales and lobster … Continue reading

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» Professor Rydant teaches at University of Salzburg, Austria

Professor Rydant has returned from Austria where he taught and conducted research at the University of Salzburg. During their spring semester he offered two courses in the Department of Geography and Geology: a graduate course in Natural Resource and Waste … Continue reading

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» Geography faculty attend Geographic Education Conference in Puerto Rico

700 geographic K-20 educators from across North America gathered to attend the National Council for Geographic Education Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico September 23-27, 2009 Among the attendees were Keene State graduate J.J Prior (2009 Social Sciences), Professor A.L. … Continue reading

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» Dr. Chris Brehme joins Geography Department

Chris Brehme joined the faculty of the Department of Geography in the Fall of 2009. Dr. Brehme recently completed a Ph.D. in Geography at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, with an emphasis in Geographic Information Science. … Continue reading

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