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Dr. Goman and Dr. Baldwin Congrats to Dr. Goman & Dr. Baldwin: Professor Goman was awarded SSU's Excellence in Research and Professor Baldwin was awarded the Excellence in Teaching for 2019!
Get Ready for Registration!: April 29-May 31-Fall 19 Registration (By Appointment Only)
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Welcome to the Department of Geography, Environment, and Planning (GEP). Over the past three years we have combined our Geography and Environmental Studies and Planning departments to create a new, more robust and flexible Geography and Environment degree. Our department's mission is to promote excellence in teaching and research through five areas of focus:

  • Understanding human-environment conflict and collaboration
  • Building resilience with environmental systems
  • The application of geospatial and quantitative analyses to solve complex environmental and societal problems
  • Designing resource-resilient and socially just communities
  • Planning urban spaces for sustainability

We prepare students for careers in environmental professions, for graduate studies, and for their role as informed and thoughtful global citizens.