Congratulations to GS and Geography majors, Chris Carchia and Samantha Spagnolli for being honored with Phi Beta Kappa Book (PBK) Awards (Oct 30, 2013)
Nine Hofstra students from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences were honored yesterday, October 30, at the Fall 2013 Phi Beta Kappa Book (PBK) Awards. The students – three sophomores, three juniors and three seniors – were selected by the Hofstra faculty PBK officers for maintaining a GPA of 3.9-4.0 and for high achievement in their major in the humanities, natural sciences or social sciences.
Dr. Grant Saff, elected as Secretary of the Middle States Association of American Geographers, (October 2013).
It was announced at the recent Annual Meeting of the Middle States Association of America Geographers at Buffalo State University that Grant Saff has been elected as the Secretary of the Association for 2014. This places him into the rotation for being, Vice-President of the Association in 2015 and President of the Middle States in 2016. This means that the Fall 2016 Annual Meeting will be held at Hofstra University (mark your calenders)
|CNBC interviews Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue on effects of Panama Canal expansion on U.S. ports – October 28, 2013|
|Alumni Update 2013 – September 10, 2013|
|Dr. Zilkia Janer to speak about Naga (India) Hunting/Gathering Traditions at Rubin Museum of Art – September 18, 2013|
|Amanda Martin, Class of 2013, Accepted into Peace Corps– September 10, 2013|
Dr. Maja Bovcon appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor to teach Geography of Africa – September 3, 2013
Dr. Maja Bovcon, a noted Africa scholar, will teach Geography of Africa (Geog 145) starting Fall '13 semester. Dr. Bovcon holds an MS in African Studies and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Oxford in the U.K. Adding to her research and teaching, recently Dr. Bovcon has worked with International Crisis Group on refugee and other issues in Africa. She has also provided consultation on immigration matters and was invited by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office to brief the Ambassador to Cote d'Ivoire in West Africa. Click on: http://wa-analyst.com/ to learn more about Dr. Maja Bovcon. We are delighted to welcome Dr. Bovcon to the Department!