|In 2012 while at WSC, Zachary Kalina
won a $1,000 GTU national scholarship to help with studying
toward a Master's in Geography at Southern Mississippi
Later, he also served 2 years as one of the Student
Representatives on the GTU National Executive Committee.
||The high-reaching "Globe Trotters" won the second annual WSC Geography Bowl on November 1, 2012 in crushing fashion. From l-r: GeoBowl host Dr. Bertolas, Matt Macoubrie, Nick Zimmerman, Andrew Stewart, and GeoBowl organizer Dr. Rawlings.|
|Dr. Melissa Connor of Nebraska Wesleyan University speaking on “Mass Grave Evidence of Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity” detailing her research in the Balkans. With Dr. Rawlings (left) and GTU VP Gabe Gauthier on September 28, 2011.||Team KGB wins the first annual Geography Bowl on November 17, 2011 beating out seven other teams. From l-r: Gabe Gauthier, Zachary Kalina, and Ben Polacek.|
|Dr. Michael Peterson of
the University of Nebraska-Omaha speaks on "Global Perspectives
of Geospatial Technologies" on April 1, 2010 and
introduced by Becky Hafer.
2009, Heather Hegi won the nationally prestigious
Richason Scholarship Award from GTU. She received
$1000 to help her attend the Masters in GIS program
at the University of Minnesota.
speakers on March 17, 2010
(l-r) Brian Bruckner (LENRD), Dr. Tinnon (WSC),
Nate Dougherty (COE).
|Speaker is Dr. Charles Gritzner of South Dakota State University speaking on "Tacky Landscapes" on March 3, 2010 and introduced by Becky Hafer.|
|Dr. Charles Gildersleeve, Professor of
Geography at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, gave a talk
on "Historical Geography of the Dominican
Republic" on February 8, 2007. Dr.
Gildersleeve is seen above doing research on barbecue
restaurants in Birmingham, AL.
||The first Geography Festival gathering of alumni and speakers on November 5, 2009. (front, l-r) Cara Watchorn, Heather Hegi, Marisa Hingst, Whitnea Cline, Troxl Miner, (back, l-r) Dr. Tinnon, Brian Bruckner, Norm Small, Nate Dougherty, Mark Hamilton, Roy Zach, and Dr. Bertolas.|
|Norman Small (l) and Victor Johnson (r), Pi
Gamma Mu President and VP, present awards to participating
organizations in the 2005 Festival of Trees charity fundraiser.
The GTU tree is in the backround.
10 December 2004.
|Norman Small (l) presents a fundraising
award to GTU President Matthew Pernicek (r) for the GTU entry in
the 2004 Festival of Trees. All proceeds from the Festival
go toward buying gifts for children of local families in need.
10 December 2004.
Awareness Week 2005 -- GEO-Challenge
|1. Name a country located entirely north
of the Equator. several
|2. In surface area, what is the largest
ocean in the world? Pacific
|3. Which one of the Great Lakes lies
entitely within the United States? Michigan
|4. What is the largest Nebraska county
in area? Cherry
|5. Which of the lower 48 U.S. states
contains the northernmost point? Minnesota
|Geography Awareness Week Speakers||Community Service|
|Dr. Bertolas (c) introduces KMEG Broadcast Meteorologist Paul Hagar (l) who spoke on "Global Warming--How Can You Come to an Informed Opinion?" as GTU President Roy Zach (r) looks on. 19 November 2003.||Jarrod
Knudsen and Dr. Randy Bertolas present Darla Munson of the Wayne
Elementary School with classroom supplies requested by teachers
and funded bydonations from GTU members.
11 December 2003.
Awareness Week 2003 -- GEO-Challenge
|1. The Negev Desert is primarily found
in what country? Israel
|2. What letter of the alphabet does not
appear in the name of any U.S. state? "Q"
|3. In which Nebraska county will you
find the state’s highest elevation? Kimball
|4. What is the only U.S. state capital
without a McDonalds restaurant? Montpelier,
|5. More people speak Portuguese in this
country than any other in the world. Brazil
Pam Knudsen of South Sioux City, Nebraska are very pleased at
their son's induction into Gamma Theta Upsilon.
4 December 2003.
| 2003-04 GTU Pres.
Roy Zach receives the Robert G. Foote Outstanding Student in
Geography Award from Dr. Bertolas.
25 April 2003.