Geography Awareness Week

 Events for the week of November 17 - 23, 2013


Sunday, November 17 - Hike at Kent Falls

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hike the beautiful Kent Falls in Kent, Connecticut and enjoy the great outdoors! Transportation will be provided to a limited number of people. RSVP to geography.club@owls.southernct.edu by November 10th to ensure your spot in the van!

Monday, November 18 - Geography Bowl

Noon -2 p.m.
Come show off your geography skills!
Morrill Hall 122

Tuesday, November 18 - Geographic Alliance Talk with

Andrew Ballantine

2 - 3 p.m.|
“The Connecticut Geographic Alliance: Promoting geo-literacy in CT through professional development, school programs, and advocacy”
Engelman B121A

Wednesday, November 20 - National GIS Day!

2 – 3 p.m.
Coffee Hour and Study Abroad Talk with Patrick Heidkamp
Morrill 122

Wednesday, November 20 - Movie Night

7:30-9 p.m.
Morrill 122

 Thursday, November 21 - West Rock Clean-Up

1-3 p.m.
Join us for a hike up West Rock to pick up trash and recycling. Get some exercise and help keep New Haven clean and healthy! Trash bags and gloves will be provided.

Friday, November 22 - Guest Lecture Series

1 – 3 p.m.
Ken Foote, Professor and Geography Department Head, UCONN, “Geography Futures: 2013 and Beyond”

Carolyn Thompson, Adjunct Professor, SCSU, and New School, “State and Community Discourses of Urban Redevelopment: 'social mix' and community contestation” 

Charles Button, Associate Professor of Geography, CCSU, “Sustainability Academics & Action at Central Connecticut State University”

 Snacks and refreshments will be provided. The first 40 people will receive a keychain!
Morrill Hall 103

 Sponsored by the Geography Club & Sustainability Subcommittee, and the Department of Geography