The student chapter of the UGA American Meteorological Society welcomes weekend 'Good Morning America' meteorologist Ginger Zee to campus on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 4:30 p.m. in room 102 of the Miller Learning Center:
Zee is the Emmy Award-winning weather anchor of the "Good Morning America" weekend edition, which is broadcast from the ABC News studios in Manhattan, N.Y. She also reports on weather-related topics from around the country during the week. She joined the morning show in 2011 after working at WMAQ-Channel 5 in Chicago and WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids, Mich.
"Teachers and mentors encouraged me to do what I have done," Zee said. "So any time I can talk to students—even if I touch just one—it feels like I am giving back. I've been so fortunate to have the support of family, friends and all the people who told me I could do anything I dreamed."
The department of geography is full of great faculty and energized students, as this robust student chapter of the AMS attests. Public events like this bring students closer to aspirational figures in their fields and help de-mystify some the many paths to a successful career. Congratulations to our faculty for fostering this thirst for experience in students.