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Una Geography Alumni Conference Held Oct. 2

Oct. 01, 2009

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - The University of North Alabama will host its annual Geography Alumni Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 2 in the Wesleyan Hall Auditorium.

The event is a professional conference that will include presentations from UNA geography professors as well as industry professionals and alumni from the UNA geography department. The conference will also include a business meeting for the department, where geography student scholarships will be discussed. The list of UNA alumni and faculty speakers includes: Chris Smith - President of the UNA Geography Alumni Association Ashley Peters - Alabama Department of Natural Resources Kevin White - KAYA Associates Ron Reding - SAIC Dr. Lisa Keys-Mathews - Associate professor of geography, UNA Dr. Bill Strong - Chair of the Department of Geography, UNA Alpan Risvanoglu - Ph.D. student at the University of South Carolina Dustin Ray - USACE Wil Karigomba - Instructor of geography, UNA Dr. Bill Cale - President, UNA

FOR MORE INFORMATION: For more information on the 2009 UNA Geography Alumni Conference, contact the Department of Geography at 256-765-4246.

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The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia. UNA Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Big South Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/