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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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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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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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Department YouTube Video

A big thanks to Katie Bolvin ’13 who directed this video.

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Students Receive Award for Community Project

How “livable” is your city or town? Do you feel a sense of community? Are local businesses a positive reflection on your town? Three students at Keene State College recently developed an assessment tool that measures six characteristics of town … 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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Geography Honor Society gains 12 new students

On April 25th, twelve students were inducted into Gamma Theta Upsilon, the Geography Honor Society.  The ceremony was held in the Mountain View Room of the Student Center, and was followed by dinner at a downtown restaurant.  Pictured here (l. … Continue reading

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Geography Seniors Present at AAG Conference

In early April, fourteen Keene State Geography students made the cross-country journey to Los Angeles to present the results of their seminar research.  The Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers was the venue where many of our graduating … Continue reading

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