Alums fund field experiences for geography students

Donors Fred and Nancy Lutgens

In honor of Nancy Lutgen’s late father, the Lutgens family gave $45,000 in cash and matching gifts to help establish the James and Lucy Patterson Family Geography Field Trip Endowment to encourage field research for Illinois State students.

Seeing the tapestry of history with GIS

Students posing in a classroom

With the help of a College of Arts and Sciences Interdisciplinary Grant, Kathryn Jasper teamed up with John Kostelnick to help students integrate geographic information systems into their research.