Geospatial Information Science and Technology Online Blog

Developing the Pipeline of Geospatial Education: From K-12 to PhD

The field of Geospatial Science continues to grow across industries. To ensure a strong and diverse future workforce of geospatial scientists, NC State continues to develop and engage in programs aimed at younger learners, in addition to higher education, to introduce geospatial science and information technology to those who may enter the field as adults.[…] Read More

Message from the Director: Vision for GIST Online Education at NC State

After many years studying and working in the environmental science and engineering fields, Dr. Eric Money joined the NC State faculty in May of 2014. As the Associate Director of Professional Education, Director of Graduate Programs and Assistant Professor, Dr. Money has been shaping the GIS programs and has big goals for their future. We[…] Read More

GIST Service-Learning in Action

The semi-annual Masters of Geospatial Information Science and Technology Digital Symposium & Professional Showcase occured this year on December 14th. Program students presented their final capstone projects, which included their service-learning partnerships. Each semester’s symposium provides an impressive showing of research and study followed by great discussion and networking, and this semester was no different,[…] Read More

GIST Alumni Spotlight: Cherie Southwick

A recent graduate from the The Master of Geospatial Information Science and Technology (MGIST) program at NC State, Cherie Southwick has put her education to good use. She’s a current GIS Analyst at Chevron (through a contract with Wipro Technologies). We caught up with Cherie to ask her about her experience in the GIST program[…] Read More

GIST Online Education at NC State: A Unique and Cutting Edge Experience

When looking for programs to further your education, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons and to ensure that you and the program of your choice are the right fit. The GIST Online program through NC State is often desirable for post-undergraduate students and professionals alike because of its unique approach as well as[…] Read More

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