College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Annual Student Awardees

Geography Honor List - awarded to undergraduate majors with an overall GPA of at least 3.5 during any semester in the past year

2017

Christopher Baish        Emma Borchers          Dillon Constant

Alison Dickinson         Luke Downey              Nathaniel Johnson

Gregory Klocke            Blair Mirka                  Michael Niedert Jr.

Charcey Petersen         Kyla Pfeiler                  Caleb Scheidel

Megan Schneider         Cameron Vorhies

2018

Mason Barnhart           Emma Borchers          Alison Dickinson

Luke Downey              Nathan Huffmann       Noah Kremer

Ryan Lange                 Blair Mirka                  Matthew Viggo Nichols

Michael Niedert Jr.      Charcey Petersen         Isaac Ubben

2019

Emma Borchers          Isaac Boyd                   Zachary Fuller

Tyler Green                  Noah Kremer               Maritza Salinas           

Isaac Ubben

2020

Isaac Boyd                   Victor Burns                Tyler Green     

Schuyler Hop               Noah Kremer               Tea Musedinovic        

Maritza Salinas            Mark Tollefson            Isaac Ubben

 

Department of Geography Recognition for Distinguished Service - awarded to students for substantial and meritorious service, through actions and allegiance, to the Department of Geography

2017

Dane Atkins                 Dillon Constant                       BJ Humphrey

Narmina Iusubova       Athila Gevaerd Montibeller      Dylan Nielsen

Aaron Padilla               Charcey Petersen

2018

Dillon Constant         Clifton Foy              Taylor Garton         David Jensen

Varvara Korkina        Blair Mirka              Matthew Nichols   Aaron Padilla

Charcey Petersen      Christopher Pierce

2019

Emma Borchers        Grant Burke    Clifton Foy     Taylor Garton

Siobhan McTiernan  Katelyn Miner

2020

 

 

Annual Outstanding Undergraduate Research in Geography Award – awarded by the Department of Geography to students for published and/or presented research

2017

Luke Downey              Charcey Petersen         Caleb Scheidel

2018

Emma Borchers     Clifton Foy     Blair Mirka     Charcey Petersen

2019

Emma Borchers     Isaac Ubben

2020

 

 

Irina Childinova Memorial Graduate Student Award – awarded by the Department of Geography to a graduate student who demonstrates academic excellence and dedication to the study of Geography in the spirit of its namesake

2017

Athila Gevaerd Montibeller                  Salma Zbeed

2018

Dane Atkins    Varvara Korkina

2019

Taylor Garton    Matt Ruiz

2020

 

 

University of Northern Iowa Purple and Old Gold Award for Meritorious Scholarship –awarded by the University upon recommendation from the Department of Geography to a graduating senior for outstanding academic achievements           

2017

Megan Schneider

2018

Charcey Petersen

2019

Emma Borchers

2020

Isaac Ubben

 

Department of Geography Annual Academic Certificate of Achievement – awarded by the Department of Geography to a graduating senior of outstanding quality

2017

Kyla Pfeiler

2018

Dillon Constant

2019

 

2020

 

 

NCGE’s Annual Award for Excellence of Scholarship – awarded by the National Council for Geographic Education in conjunction with the Association of American Geographers to a graduating senior of outstanding quality

2017

BJ Humphrey

2018

Blair Mirka

2019

Heather Watson

2020

 

 

Jim & Connie Schuerman Scholarship

2017

Varvara Korkina

2018

 

2019

Natalia Khortseva

2020

 

 

UNI Geography Outstanding Alumnus Award

2017

Ms. Jennifer Trent (B.A. 1998, M.A. 2005)

2018

Ms. Leah Wilson (B.A. 2003)

2019

Dr. Dale Splinter (M.A. 2002)

2020

Not given due to COVID-19