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Department of Geography & Environmental Sustainability at SUNY Oneonta
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Scholarships and Awards


Academic Achievement Award 2015-2016:  
Kelsey McKeighan

Matthew Stein

Dr. Martha L. Corry Scholarship 2015-2016
Ryan Page
Jaclyn Courter
Phillip Riccobono

Association of American Geographers Award for Excellence of Scholarship
(National Council for Geographic Education) 2015-2016
Matthew Brenner

Outstanding Senior Award 2015-2016
Gwendolyn Temple (ENVS)
Matthew Lentz (GEOG)


Helga Reissner Karker Scholarship

Created by Helga R. Karker, class of 1955G, in memory of her father, Dr. Albert Reissner, this endowed scholarship for students majoring in environmental sciences with a demonstrated need for financial assistance was awarded for the first time in the fall of 1995. First preference is given to women who are Environmental Science Program majors. Selections are determined by the Financial Aid Office.

Dr. John G. New Scholarship

The Dr. John G. New Scholarship has been established in memory of Dr. New, who served our College as professor and chair of the Biology Department. Dr. New was an advocate for environmental awareness and a driving force in the establishment of our Biological Field Station in Cooperstown. The scholarship will be awarded to ecology, environmental sciences or biology students who have proven academic achievement, interest in research, and who advocate that economic progress be compatible with a quality environment.