2. Department Highlights

A full house at Petra Tschakert’s Coffee Hour lecture. 

A full house at Petra Tschakert’s Coffee Hour lecture

 View the  spring 2014 Coffee Hour schedule at: http://www.geog.psu.edu/news/coffee-hour, and remember, if you cannot attend the weekly coffee hour in person, the department offers Coffee Hour To Go as a webcast you can view live or at a later time.







E. Willard and Ruby S. Miller


The Miller Lecture

 The E. Willard and Ruby S. Miller Lectureship in Geography will bring Ann Bisantz, professor and chair, Industrial and Systems Engineering at University at Buffalo, The State University of New York,  to Penn State on on March 28, 2014.  The Millers are pictured at left during a horseback riding trip in Mexico.  Photo courtesy University Archives, Special Collections Library.






AAG 2013 Reception


AAG Reception

Penn State alumni and friends will meet up once again during the AAG meeting in Tampa, Florida.  Please join us at the Champions Sports Bar in the Tampa Marriott Waterside on April 10, 2014. For more information and to let us know you will be coming, visit: http://www.geog.psu.edu/aag-reception. RSVP by April 1.







Katie Meckler and Gockley Family


Recognition Reception

The annual Recognition Reception honors the achievements of students, faculty, and staff and welcomes our alumni, friends, and benefactors. 2013 Jeff Gockley Memorial Award recipient Katherine Meckler is pictured with the Gockley family, who presented the Jeff Gockley Memorial Award. This year’s Recognition Reception is scheduled for May 2, 2014.  Watch for your invitation to this special event.