Senior geography major, Matt Mcdonald, piloted a flight over campus for the Wittenberg Office of Communications in the fall of 2008.
Summer 2008 Several students began working on a project to analyze the effectiveness of existing after-school programs in Clark County for The Center for Civic and Urban Engagement . Two geography majors, Matt McDonald ('09) and Taylor Hafley ('10) presented the findings to a panel of officials in Springfield. Since this presentation, Professor Olga Medvedkov's Business Geographics class has further analyzed and plotted the after-school programs in Phase II of the project. For more information on the project, follow this link: Click Here
(November 28, 2007)
Wittenberg Professor Emeritus of Geography
Continues Work in Honduras
Wittenberg University Professor Emeritus of Geography E. Leonard Brown first traveled to Honduras in 1974 to study post-disaster housing following Hurricane Fifi. In 1993, his wife, Lottie, a registered nurse, joined him as part of a medical team from Springfield, Ohio. Read More ...
(April 20, 2007)
Wittenberg GIS Project Helps Clark County Non-Profit Organization Receive Multi-Million-Dollar Grant
Olga Medvedkov, professor of geography, finds visual information fascinating, and so do her students. Now, thanks to their efforts, the Marriage Resource Center, a Springfield-based non-profit organization, is also a believer in visual data following a class project, which helped the center receive a $2.5 million grant disbursed over five years. Read More ...
(April 16, 2007)
Wittenberg Student Writes Award-Winning Geography Paper
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Wittenberg University student Erin Gorman, class of 2009 from Medina, Ohio, wrote a paper titled "Aboriginal Cultural Ecology and Architecture: A Study of Four Tribes," which was recently awarded a 2007 undergraduate award from the Cultural Geography Specialty Group (CGSG). Read More ...
(April 20, 2007)
Students Participate In Downtown Planning Session
With just a few blocks separating Wittenberg University's picturesque 95-acre campus and 120 acres of "underutilized" downtown Springfield land, it is natural that city leaders would seek input from students on how to revitalize the community. Read More ...
(Dec. 8, 2006)
Geography Class Project Results In Multi-Million Dollar Grant For Local Non-Profit
Wittenberg University changes lives every day. In the spring of 2006, Professor of Geography Olga Medvedkov’s Geography 390 class undertook a project that would change the lives of residents of Clark County. Read More ...
(Nov. 20, 2006)
Wittenberg Students Sweep Undergraduate Awards At Geography Conference
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Wittenberg University students attending the East Lakes Division of the American Association of Geographers Conference Oct. 20-21 at the University of Toledo left a lasting impression by taking the only two undergraduate awards given at the conference. Read More ...
(Oct. 9, 2006)
Wittenberg Student Spends Summer Racking Up Credits, Frequent-Flyer Miles
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – One of the best things about Wittenberg University is the opportunities offered to its students, according to Mark Preston, class of 2008 from Naples, Fla. Preston took advantage of the opportunity to complete both a field study in Russia and an internship in San Francisco – all in just one summer break. Read More ...
Wittenberg Magazine: From Russia With Light
In keeping with the university’s commitment to global citizenship, 13 Wittenberg students, President Mark Erickson and his family, along with Professors Olga Medvedkov and Gerry Hudson spent time in Russia this summer as part of an intense educational experience. Travel with the group and learn just how far the Witt light extends. Read More...