Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

Message from the Chair

A welcome from Professor Curt Holder

Professor Name

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (GES) offers four academic tracks: Human and Cultural Dynamics, Physical Systems, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, and Geospatial / GIScience. GES offers minors in Geology and Sustainable Development. Our small class sizes provide a wealth of opportunities for student-faculty interaction. GES faculty provide theoretical as well as applied perspectives. We have excellent, energetic, award-winning faculty, and offer undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA) degrees. Stop by one of our offices for more information on our programs!

Curt Holder, PhD


Geography Announcements

A warm welcome to our new GIScience faculty member!
Dr. Diep Dao starts Fall of 2016 Dr. Dao's faculty page
GES to host Great Plains / Rocky Mountains Division AAG Meeting
Event to be held at Antlers Hotel, Oct. 21 - 22 2016 Conference Website
A scholarship for those studying / interning abroad
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is open to... MORE
Colorado Springs hazards map launched
GES sr. instructor Eric Billmeyer created an interactive Colorado Springs and Vicinity Natural Hazards map MORE
Four Corners Federal Lands Internship Program
FC-FLIP connects college students and recent graduates with resource managers to gain hands-on knowledge and skills for working with a federal agency MORE
Dr. Irina Kopteva granted Quality Matters Certificate of Course Recognition
Now GES1990 OL1 is a 'Quality Matters' certified course MORE
GES Course Tutoring
Excel Languages and Social Sciences Center tutoring schedule MORE
Campus historical web map
GES students Marta Blanco Castaño and Glenn Xavier... MORE

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