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Mercer County Early Learning Center

Students at the Mercer County Early Learning Center gather around education materials provided by the West Virginia Geographic Alliance.

Geography Students Present Research at SEDAGG 2014

Geography majors, Logan Knight (left) and Nate Lawrence (right) present their research at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers (SEDAAG) in Athens, Georgia (Nov.23-25, 2014)

Logan: "Gems of West Virginia - A Closer Look at the 'Coolest' Small Towns in the Mountain State"

Nate: "Climate-Growth Analysis of Northern Red Oak on a Southern West Virginia Ridgeline" (1st Place, Physical Geography, Undergraduate Poster Competition)

Geography Students Map John Henry Historical Park

Geography majors Beth Ryan and Nate Lawrence meet with the steering committee of John Henry State Park (Summers County) before finalizing the new park map.

Sampling Eastern white pine at Pipestem State Park for climate-growth analysis (Summer 2014)

Sampling Eastern white pine at Pipestem State Park for climate-growth analysis (Summer 2014)

Undergraduate poster competition, 'Shadowed Ground', at Southeast Division of the Association of American Geographers (SEDAAG) annual conference in Roanoke, VA (Fall 2013)

Undergraduate poster competition, 'Shadowed Ground', at Southeast Division of the Association of American Geographers (SEDAAG) annual conference in Roanoke, VA (Fall 2013)