Christina Dando (Ph.D. ‘2000) was recognized by the National Council for Geographic Education at their 2015 annual conference with a Distinguished Teacher – Higher Education Award. Christina is an associate professor and graduate studies coordinator at the University of Nebraska – Omaha, Department of Geography & Geology.
Jonathan Goodell (BA ’15) Upon graduating in May, Jonathan joined the Peace Corp. He writes from his assignment in Caimital, Panama (a small community of around 200 in the central province of Coclé ), that he is currently working on an aqueduct project that will bring water to the homes of 13 families. “I am using a lot of what I’ve learned [as a geography student] every day. I want to thank the department for that.”