MGIS

MGIS is the first online graduate program to incorporate study abroad component!

This past summer (2016), 10 students in the online Master of Geographic Information Systems program travelled to Europe to collaborate with students from the Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente, located in Enschede, Netherlands, to develop solutions to analyze spatiotemporal patterns in refugee migration data. This marked the first time an online graduate program at Penn State has had a "study abroad" component!

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PSU named a "Center of Excellence" by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and the US Geological Survey (USGS)!

Thanks to the hard work of Steve Handwork, Donna Peuquet, Todd Bacastow, and many others, Penn State was named a Center of Excellence by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and US Geological Survey (USGS)! Todd Bacastow accepted the award on behalf of Penn State during the US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Symposium in Washington, DC in June 2015.  The award was presented by Mr. Robert Cardillo, NGA Director.

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