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Geography Alum is Director of GIS for Arlington, MA

Adam Kurowski '04M

“I have had quite the journey since finishing my degree at OU in 2004,” says Adam Kurowski ’04 (M.A. Geography). “I’ve held GIS-related positions in New Hampshire for the Department of Safety – 911 Division, the Lakes Region Planning Commission, and as an Adjunct Professor at Plymouth State University. Moving […]

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December 10, 2015 at 3:16 pmAlumni

Alum Puts GIS Degree to Work at Civil Engineering Firm

Within a month of graduating in December 2014, Ohio University alum Chris Haskins ’14 (B.S. Geographic Information Science) had accepted a position as a GIS Technician with Anderson, Eckstein and Westrick Inc., a civil engineering firm based in Shelby Township, MI (Metro Detroit area). “The job search was short and […]

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December 10, 2015 at 3:06 pmAlumni

Geography Announces Joe Ferguson Memorial Scholarship

Geography Announces Joe Ferguson Memorial Scholarship

The Geography Department is elated to announce the creation of a new scholarship for Geography students. Professor Emerita Nancy Bain and her husband, George, endowed the scholarship with a generous donation, which was then combined with funds from the former Margaret Boyd Research Scholarship (that Nancy established in the 1980s). […]

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December 10, 2015 at 2:29 pmNews

Meteorologist Alum Recounts Desperate Desire for a Snow Day

Ryan Phillips at NBC6 in Miami

By Cecilia Ellis ’16 “This is a success story,” says Dr. Ryan Fogt, Associate Professor of Geography, as he introduces alum Ryan Phillips ’00 to a packed classroom in Clippinger on Sept. 11. Phillips—who earned a B.S. in Geography-Meteorology in 2000—has taken his profession by storm, working as the morning […]

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October 12, 2015 at 10:15 amAlumni News

Geography Alum Named Ohio Sea Grant Educator in Cleveland

Ohio University alum Scott Hardy ’98 is the new Ohio Sea Grant Extension educator based in Cleveland, reports the Beacon News. Hardy earned a B.S. in Environmental Geography from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. “Sea Grant is not only excited about adding a new Extension educator […]

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July 13, 2015 at 5:15 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alum Named WHIO’s New Morning Meteorologist

Kirstie Zontini

Ohio University alum Kirstie Zontini is the new morning meteorologist for WHIO TV and Radio, reports the Dayton Daily News. She is part of WHIO’s expanded Storm Center 7 team of “six fully-accredited meteorologists focusing on local weather.” WHIO is “expanding to provide 24/7 weather coverage on air, online, in […]

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May 8, 2015 at 2:43 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Meteorology Alum Co-Anchors WTOL 11 Your Day

Ohio University alum Chris Vickers ’06 introduces himself to the Toledo audience of WTOl-TV. Vickers earned a B.S. in Geography-Meteorology. Hello everyone! I joined WTOL in early 2008 and can be seen on WTOL 11 Your Morning and co-anchoring WTOL 11 Your Day. I cover the weather to help plan […]

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February 24, 2015 at 3:49 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News