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Announcements

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!
Registration Resumes in July!: July 22-August 9 (no appointment needed)
Welcome GEP Freshman and Transfer Students!: Feel free to stop by the deptartment office (STEV 3016) for any information or just to say hello smiley

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.