Post Tagged with: "geography alumni"

Geography Alum a ‘One-Person GIS Team’ at Volkswagen

Kenny Ling

by Kristin Distel Kenny Ling ’09M has landed a dream job for geography alums. He is a GIS Site Planning and Research Specialist at Electrify America, a subsidiary of Volkswagen. GIS, or Geographic Information Systems, is an increasingly important area for sustainability research, as well as a career interest for […]

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January 7, 2018 at 5:27 pmAlumni

Career Corner | Learn about Building a Career in the Healthcare Industry, Jan. 25

Career Corner | Learn about Building a Career in the Healthcare Industry, Jan. 25

Interested in a career in healthcare? A group of professionals—including two College of Arts & Sciences alumni—from the healthcare industry are coming to Ohio University to share their career stories on a Building a Career in the Healthcare Industry panel on Jan. 25, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Baker […]

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January 2, 2018 at 6:00 pmAlumni Events

Alumni News | Virin Vedder ‘Knighted’ by France for Language Programming

Virin Vedder

Ohio University alum Dr. Virin Vedder ’94 was “knighted” by France in December for his work in developing French language programs in a Georgia school system. Vedder earned two OHIO degrees, a B.S. in Geography and a B.A. in French from the College of Arts & Sciences, and was inducted […]

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December 27, 2017 at 5:11 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Postolovski Sees GIS Careers Evolving with Technology, Urgent Nationwide Needs

Department chair, Dr. Dorothy Sack on right, presents Ray Postolovski with a plaque commemorating the naming of Bloemer Berg near Athens.

Geography alum Ray Postolovski recently returned to campus to commemorate the contributions of late Geography professor Hugh Bloemer to the Geography Department and the Ohio University community. Postolovski led the effort to designate the summit near Athens as Bloemer Berg. This naming was approved by the U.S. Geological Survey and […]

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December 15, 2017 at 3:55 pmAlumni

Chair’s Message | Department Happy to Have New President as Geography Faculty

Dr. Dorothy Sack

By Dorothy Sack Professor & Chair of Geography Dear Friends, I hope this finds you well! I became chair of the Ohio University Department of Geography on July 1, when Jim Dyer completed his second three-year term in that position. It’s been a pretty steep learning curve for me, but […]

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December 15, 2017 at 2:25 pmAnnouncements

Notable Alumni | Professor Michael Kukral Leads Africa Field Studies at Rose-Hulman

Dr. Michael Kukral

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students.   Michael Kukral ’82 Geography, […]

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October 25, 2017 at 6:17 pmAlumni News

Notable Alumni | John Maximuk Puts Planning to Work for Decatur, Ga.

John Maximuk

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students.   John Maximuk ’92 Geography […]

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October 25, 2017 at 12:51 pmAlumni News