2014 Graduate Wins Geography Award

June 10th, 2014 | Categories: Uncategorized

Recent SUNY Oneonta graduate Lauren Zimmardi of Middle Island, NY, has received a national award for excellence in geography.

Zimmardi, who graduated with honors in May, majored in Geography and Early Childhood/Childhood Education (B-6). She was one of 21 students from colleges and universities across the country chosen by university faculty as the best all-around undergraduate student geography scholars in an awards program sponsored by the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE).

For 99 years, the NCGE has worked to enhance the status and quality of geography teaching and learning at all levels of instruction. Through its awards program, the NCGE recognizes excellence in geography teaching, mentoring, research, instructional design and service.

Award recipients will be honored during a ceremony held at the NCGE’s 2014 National Conference on Geography Education. The conference will be held July 31 – Aug. 3 at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn.