April 6, 2018
FRIDAY at 4:00 PM
(Topics switched between March and April)

Making Urban Ecosystems Sustainable:
A Job Market for Geographers!

Mario Giraldo
Associate Professor of Geography
California State University Northridge
Lecture will be at:

Los Angeles City College

Science-Technology Building
855 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029

Click here for directions.


Scholarships are awarded each year to outstanding Geography majors, both for Community College students and Upper Division students at Universities.  A few merit-based $500 Scholarships are awarded to exceptional Geography majors at colleges and universities in Southern California.  As merit-based Scholarships, financial need is NOT a consideration.
Application Deadline is APRIL 1, 2018 (a 1-week extension may possibly be considered).  Applicants must also be a current Member of the Los Angeles Geographical Society, which may be paid at the time of application for new Members (payable online).
MINIMUM Qualification Criteria:
Community College Students:  3.0 overall GPA + 3.5 Geography GPA;
must have completed 2 Geography courses.
Upper Division Students:  3.0 overall GPA + 3.5 Geography GPA;
must have completed 5 Upper Division Geography courses.
Additional subjective criteria are considered for awarding Scholarships.
Interested students must submit ALL of the following documents:
   - Completed application (on applicable website form)
   - Current official or unofficial transcripts
   - Recommendation letter by Geography faculty
   - Personal written statement about interest in Geography and career (1 page)
Award recipients will be notified by the end of April and are presented their awards at the regular meeting in May.
ALL applications and accompanying forms must be submitted by e-mail to LAGeographicalSociety@yahoo.com.  Postal-mailed applications are no longer processed in a timely manner.
For Application Forms and more information Click Here.
For inquires about Scholarships please contact Dr. Stephen Koletty at kolettsr@elac.edu.


The annual Student Research Symposium is scheduled for May 4, 2018 at Los Angeles City College, Science-Technology building.  The event is FREE and open to the public.  All students, faculty and public are invited to attend.
Students from local universities and colleges are invited to submit abstracts for their presentations and posters, plus information about university attending and class level.  Please submit your information toLAGeographicalSociety@yahoo.com.


April 10 to 14, 2018

American Association of Geographers (AAG)
2018 Annual Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana
Click here for annual meeting website

April 27 to 29, 2018

California Geographical Society
2018 Annual Conference
Cosumnes River College

Sacramento, California
Click here for conference website



Please follow the Los Angeles Geographical Society on its Facebook page.  Timely updates will be posted to Facebook, plus other interesting information about local Geography.
Click here for the Facebook page.

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