Geography Club

UMass Geography Club

The Geography Club is a UMass registered student organization in which students in the Five College Community who share an interest in geography can meet for field trips, talks, films, social events and other activities. All majors are welcome. For more information, contact Kelsie Butler (President) at kmpatterson@umass.edu.

About thirty smiling students gather for a group photo in front of a chalkboard.
UMass Geography Club’s members gather for a group photo as they wrap up the first meeting of the Fall 2019 semester.

Our main goal in the fall semester is to prepare a team to send to NESTVAL Geography Bowl. This year, we placed third of six teams, behind Salem State University and the University of New Hampshire. Our own Dan Finn and Mark Doherty were of the six participants selected out of all of the participants to be on the NESTVAL team that is sent to compete at the American Association of Geographers (in Denver this year).

The 2019 NESTVAL Geography Bowl Team gathers for a group photo after placing third.

Geography Club typically meets on every other Wednesday at 6:30PM in Hasbrouck 236, but we will send out emails days before each meeting to confirm that we are meeting that week. We also hold field trips every other Saturday (the week we do not meet). The UMass Geography Club welcomes everyone, please do not hesitate to contact us for more information. Keep in Touch With Us Through Social Media! Like us on Facebook here. Follow us on Instagram here.

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