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Welcome!......We are thrilled that you haven chosen to become a part of the UCD/GES CLUB--or as we fondly call it, "EDGE" (for Every Day Geographical Experiences)! A fairly young Student Organization at the University of Colorado Denver, we strive to give all members a worthwhile experience.   The purpose of the club revolves around:
   1. Stimulating interest in Geography, Environmental Science, and GIS
   2. Building confidence using our skills in a professional setting
   3. Connecting students with the professional workforce community of Colorado
   4. Having fun!
We have an open membership policy--all it takes is an interest in Geography, Environmental Science, or GIS! Bring your friends to be a part of this award winning student organization! Once again, thanks for joining this fantastic group! We look forward to seeing you at the next meeting!

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Description

The CU Denver E.D.G.E. aims to create an educational environment that strives to provide opportunities for: Networking • Access to geography and GIS professionals in the community. • Continued networking between current and former CU Denver students within the field. Field Trips, Fun and Education • Exposure to a variety of different geographic techniques and methods through seminars and workshops. • Team-building and practical skills via hands on activities such as field trips. Community Building and Leadership • Enhancing awareness of the geography community at CU Denver. • Working in conjunction with other geography based clubs on Auraria Campus (e.g., The Metro State GIS Club) to promote activities for all Auraria students. • Providing leadership opportunities and experiences for students by participating as club officers.

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Science and Technology

Please discuss the general purpose of your organization:

The CU Denver E.D.G.E. aims to create an educational environment that strives to provide opportunities for:

Networking
• Access to geography and GIS professionals in the community.
• Continued networking between current and former CU Denver students within the field.

Field Trips, Fun and Education
• Exposure to a variety of different geographic techniques and methods through seminars and workshops.
• Team-building and practical skills via hands on activities such as field trips.

Community Building and Leadership
• Enhancing awareness of the geography community at CU Denver.
• Working in conjunction with other geography based clubs on Auraria Campus (e.g., The Metro State GIS Club) to promote activities for all Auraria students.
• Providing leadership opportunities and experiences for students by participating as club officers.

Annual Membership Dues (if any):

EDGE does not require a fee for membership.

Do you have a new member selection process (probation, interviews, pledgeship)?

If your organization has selective membership, please describe the intake process.

A member must have a genuine interest in the activity involved. A member may have any major and be any year (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or Graduate), so long as they have taken at least one geography or environmental science course from a UCD GES faculty member.

Meeting Frequency:

Bi-Weekly

Please attach a copy of your organization's constitution/by-laws:
President/Chair Name:

Erin Jaynes

President/Chair Email:
Vice President/Vice Chair Name:

Susanna Diller

Vice President/Vice Chair Email:
Treasurer/Finance Chair Name:

Christina Power

Treasurer/Finance Chair Email:
Advisor Name:

Casey Allen