Post Tagged with: "geography alumni"

Alumni News | Kinzel Saves Lives, Uses GIS to Prevent Fentanyl Overdoses

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Carolyn Kinzel, a C-130H Hercules loadmaster assigned to the 179th Airlift Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, and an Ohio Air National Guard Counterdrug Task Force criminal analyst, poses in front of an overdose map she created Aug. 1, 2019, at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Cleveland, Ohio. The Ohio National Guard Counterdrug Task Force personnel provide support to law enforcement agencies and community based organizations in order to enhance efforts to counter and defeat the threat of illegal substances, trafficking and violence in Ohio. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Wade)

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Excepted From Ohio Today Staff Sgt. Carolyn Kinzel ’18 is using the skills learned in Ohio University’s geospatial sciences program to literally save thousands of lives […]

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December 20, 2019 at 9:13 amAlumni News

Alumni News | Denbow Uses Expertise as Senior Planner in Kentucky

Denbow and his wife, Kelly, enjoying OHIO marching 110 at the football game.

By Regina Yoong Ohio University alumnus Patrick Denbow is putting his expertise in local and regional planning and development to work for Planning and Development Services of Kenton County. Denbow’s primary responsibilities as a senior planner involve providing the professional staff for the Board of Adjustments and Planning Commission in […]

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December 11, 2019 at 10:30 pmAlumni

Notable Alumni | NBC Meteorologist Ryan Phillips Helps Miami Prepare for Hurricanes

Ryan Phillips

By Regina Yoong Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Ryan Phillips ’00 Geography-Meteorology A broadcast meteorologist for NBC 6/WTVJ in Miami, Ryan […]

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October 20, 2019 at 11:30 amAlumni News

Chair’s Message | Geography to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Dr. Dorothy Sack

The Ohio University Geography Department has much to celebrate. Not only was the department nominated for the American Association of Geographers 2019 program excellence award, we were selected as one of three finalists for that honor. Although our department did not receive the award, we are very proud to have […]

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August 25, 2019 at 5:23 pmAlumni

Happy Beginnings | Stone Explores Street Art in Baltimore as Catalyst for Change

"The Thoughts in my Head” by Megan Lewis

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school, and service. By George Shea Ohio University alum Meredith Stone ’17MA analyzed the breathtaking murals in Baltimore, seeing not just images that transcend political and social boundaries but […]

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April 28, 2019 at 3:42 pmAlumni Research

Alumni News | Zontini Starts at 1 a.m. to Get Dayton Ready to Go

Kirstie Zontini

Ohio University alum Kirstie Zontini ’11 usually gets to work around 1 or 2 a.m. She has weather forecasts, stories, and graphics done long before most people’s alarms go off. And as coffee pots start to brew, folks can rely on her forecasts to help plan their days. She has […]

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April 28, 2019 at 1:56 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Lewis’ Forecasts Help Pilots, Forest Firefighters, Communities

Simone Lewis. left, at a Meteorological Symposium.

Ohio University meteorology alum Simone Lewis ’03 is a meteorologist for the National Weather Service, and her weather forecasts help pilots at multiple airports across the country make flying decisions. Lewis earned a degree in Geography-Meteorology, along with minors in Physics and Mathematics, from the College of Arts & Sciences. […]

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April 28, 2019 at 1:00 pmAlumni