A Passion for Solving Puzzles
Stacy Supak, an online instructor for the Center for Geospatial Analytics' MGIST program, loves solving problems in the most efficient way possible and enjoys teaching others to do the same.
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.
Service Learning in Action
During their final semester, each master's student in Geospatial Information Science and Technology completes a service-learning capstone project.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]