University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Pitt-Johnstown Geology Highlights

The Pitt-Johnstown Energy & Earth Resources Department (formerly Geology & Planetary Science) is a relatively small department in terms of its faculty and enrollment of majors (we have two full-time faculty members and between 30 and 40 majors). In part, our enrollments are small simply because our classrooms and laboratories are small—we are limited by spatial resources. Lab space, in particular, limits upper-level classes to about 15 students. However, we have built a niche for ourselves in the broader context of the university, a niche defined by a focus on close educational interactions between faculty and students and high quality outcomes. Within the context of our resources, both human and physical, we strive to be the best educational program possible. The following short list of Pitt-Johnstown Geology alumni offers evidence of our success:
Last Reviewed: May 4, 2011