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Department Of Geography To Host Unagaa Conference October 2-3, 2014

Oct. 01, 2014

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

By Bryan Rachal, Public Affairs and Media Relations

FLORENCE, Ala. - The University of North Alabama Department of Geography will host its annual conference for the UNA Geography Alumni Association (UNAGAA) Thursday and Friday, Oct. 2 -3, on the UNA campus. Conference activities coincide with UNA's Homecoming week and will feature keynote speaker Mr. Brunson White, the Alabama Secretary of Information Technology.

The UNAGAA is a professional organization with the goal of promoting and encouraging closer communication among alumni of UNA's geography program and current geography faculty and students. This annual event allows the association to showcase its professional activities in addition to interacting and sharing industry experience with current geography majors. It is also an opportunity for the department to show its alums all the exciting things students are doing to prepare for their careers in the industry or in graduate school.

Event activities include workshops, roundtable discussions, career development sessions, job interviews, research presentations, student presentations and vendors from various companies.

For a schedule of events or more information: http://unagaa.org/2014_Conference.html