Exploring the Geoscience Landscape 2018

Opportunities for Undergraduate Education in the Geosciences

Registration Deadline: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7TH, 2017 - 10 AM TO 4:30 PM

For faculty in the geosciences from 2-year colleges. Join colleagues from other Bay Area colleges to discuss pathways for student transfer in the geosciences and broadening diversity. The morning workshop will include presentations, activities, and breakout discussion sessions. We will also have a networking/brainstorming session on how we might work together to support each other's programs and students.

For students and faculty. This afternoon event is a gathering of geoscience faculty and students from two-year colleges in the greater San Francisco Bay Area to discuss opportunities for undergraduate geoscience education. It is hosted by the Geosciences Department at San Francisco State University. Faculty and students from the department will be there to share their experiences and for networking between the colleges and the university. Short presentations will focus on cool geological field research, job opportunities in the geosciences, and transfer and majoring in geology at San Francisco State University other universities.

This workshop is FREE but registration is required, for both faculty and student participants. Registration Deadline: Friday, October 6th, 2017. Here is the link to register:

Workshop Conveners

  • Christopher DiLeonardo, De Anza College
  • Bridget James, De Anza College & San Francisco State University

If you would like further information about the workshop, please contact Chris DiLeonardo at: dileonardo@deanza.edu

This workshop is part of the Supporting and Advancing Geoscience in Two-Year Colleges: Faculty as Change Agents project and is supported by the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education through grants DUE 1525593, 1524605, 1524623, and 1524800. Disclaimer: Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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