MGIST

Aug 14, 2017

New Enrollment in Online Master’s Degree Breaks Previous Record

This Fall, the center welcomes its largest group of new students to the professional master's program in Geospatial Information Science and Technology. Thirty-nine students are newly enrolled, breaking last Fall's record of 32.

May 19, 2017

Service Learning in Action

During their final semester, each master's student in Geospatial Information Science and Technology completes a service-learning capstone project.

Apr 12, 2017

Center Graduate Students Inducted into Forestry Honor Society

Four students from the Center for Geospatial Analytics were recently inducted into Xi Sigma Pi, the Forestry Honor Society, during the local chapter’s 77th annual banquet held at the NC State University Club on April 4. Honorees affiliated with the […]

Apr 10, 2017

Disaster Response Drill Trains Next Generation of GIS Professionals

When disasters strike, it’s important to be prepared. Responses can hinge on the ability of skilled, agile GIS teams to swiftly map and communicate the locations of impacts, for decision-makers and emergency personnel. But how do GIS teams gain crucial […]

Mar 9, 2017

MGIST Student Paul Schrum Awarded Patent to Improve Roadway Design

Professional Engineer and Center for Geospatial Analytics graduate student Paul Schrum recently patented an innovative approach to roadway design that will make developing and visualizing roadway plans a lot more precise. Paul’s patent establishes a method to model a road […]

Jan 4, 2017

NC State Caldwell Fellows Use GIS to Help Habitat for Humanity

Training in Geospatial Information Science (GIS) from the Center for Geospatial Analytics is empowering NC State undergrads to help Habitat for Humanity of Wake County provide more affordable housing in North Carolina. Six students in the NC State Caldwell Fellows […]

Dec 19, 2016

Solving Problems around the World, One Map at a Time

Master’s Capstone Projects Pair Service Learning and Geospatial Science The Center for Geospatial Analytics is celebrating this season the Fall 2016 graduation of 19 professional master’s students in Geospatial Information Science and Technology (MGIST)––one of the largest groups of graduates […]

Oct 11, 2016

Professional Master’s Student Helps with NC Disaster Recovery

Because of Hurricane Matthew, North Carolina was hit with one of the worst utility outage events in their history.  In a storm meeting at a local utility, Master of Geospatial Information & Technology (MGIST) student William Reckling heard a need for a real-time […]

Aug 25, 2016

Popular Web Map Inspires Community to Explore Shenandoah National Park’s Roots

A web app collaboratively developed by the center and the National Park Service (NPS) is connecting the modern world with Shenandoah’s past. “Exploring Park History – One Tract at a Time” is an interactive web-based mapping application that allows viewers […]

Aug 16, 2016

Center Welcomes Record Number of Incoming MGIST Students at Fall Orientation

Last Friday, the Center community joined Associate Director of Professional Education Eric Money in welcoming over two dozen new students to the professional master’s program in Geospatial Information Science & Technology (MGIST) at their all-day on-campus orientation. The MGIST program admits a […]