Campus News

Plaque unveiling

A celebration in honor and memory of Vernon J. Hurst, founder and first ­department head of geology, will be held April 22 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the department of geology on the third floor of the Geography-Geology Building.

The tribute will honor Hurst for spending his career strengthening and enhancing the department of geology’s reputation and well-being. A stone plaque in his memory will be dedicated.

For more information, contact Joan Roeber-Jones at (706) 583-0825 or, or visit