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Thursday, December 7, 2017

SU Students Place First in Pennsylvania Geographical Society Competitions

Pennsylvania Geographical Society logoSALISBURY, MD---The Pennsylvania Geographical Society recently recognized three Salisbury University students for their projects on the Delmarva Peninsula.

Senior environmental studies and geography major Rachel Pierson of Edgewater, MD, placed first in the society’s undergraduate paper contest for her presentation “Digging into Ditches: a Historical and Geographic Analysis of Delmarva’s Agricultural Drainage Ditches.”

Junior earth science major Lindsey Pinder of Centreville, MD, and senior geography major Zachery Radziewicz of Easton, MD, placed first in the undergraduate poster contest for their presentation, “Developing 2-D and 3-D SU Arboretum Visualizations for Outreach, Education and Management.”

The 3-D campus map they developed is available online at

Winning students received $100. The prizes were awarded during the society’s annual meeting in Shippensburg, PA.

For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU website at

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