East Lakes News


  • Congratulations to the East Lakes Geobowl Team who took 3rd place in the National Geobowl Competition at AAG on Saturday, February 26! Team members were Stacey Murphy (Western Michigan University), Josie Myers (Kent State University) and Tanya Iretskaia (Michigan State University). In addition to their performance as a team, all three members placed high for total individual score.
    • Stacey Murphy placed 3rd in the individual category
    • Josie Myers placed 4th in the individual category
    • Tanya Iretskaia placed 4th in the individual category
  • We are excited to announce that the 2022 annual meeting of the East Lakes Division of the American Association of Geographers will be hosted by Muskegon Community College, October 27-28, 2022! More information forthcoming.
  • Congratulations to our new Executive Board:  Julie Commerford, Chair (Saginaw Valley State University); Daniel Warshawsky, Secretary-Treasurer (Wright State University); and Marcia England, Regional Councilor (Miami University). 
  • Please make sure that your East Lakes Institution is listed on our website.  Check out the list under the “About East Lakes” tab.  If your institution is not listed, please email jlcommer@svsu.edu with the name/link of your college/university.