L-R: Drs. Adegoke Ademiluyi, Juan Ma, Rakesh Malhotra
APPLAUSE! FSU Geography students selected for internshIp and Conference
Mr. Moise Essounga (Geography) was selected for a summer internship with the Moore County GIS Department (http://www.co.moore.nc.us/index.php/en/mnu-gis).
Ms. Blilss Jacobs (Geography) was selected as a Student Assistant for the Esri International User Conference in San Diego (July 8-12, 2013) http://www.esri.com/events/user-conference.
Geography Students from Fayetteville State University (FSU) Visit the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
In the News....Several students from the Geography and Intelligence Studies programs (Department of Government and History) attended the NC GIS Conference held in Raleigh (February 7 - 8, 2013). They interacted with their peers from other universities as well as potential employers about job prospects and attended poster and paper presentations. Mr. Jamal Christian (Geography) received the Herb Stout Student Award as a meritorious student from FSU.
Geography students represent FSU:
Two Geography students (Ms. Molly Schmaljohn and Ms. Dennise Camacho)were selected as Student Assistants for the GEOINT 2012 Symposium (www.geoint2012.com) held in October in Orlando, FL. In addition to complimentary registration, the student received a stipend to cover their travel costs. The GEOINT Symposium is the nation's largest intelligence event of the year and the students were able to attend the conference, hear directly from GEOINT leaders, interact with other students and other Symposium participants, and network with potential employers.
Ms. Melinda Milone, a Geography student was awarded a scholarship ($500) by the North Carolina Arc Users Group (NCAUG). Ms. Mione was presented this award at the NCAUG Annual meeting in Carolina Beach (October 24- 26, 2012). The NCAUG promotes the use of Geographic knowledge, particularly GIS, to address local and regional issues.
On November 14, 2012 the Geography program celebrated GIS Day (www.gisday.com) by attending a lunch at a local restaurant (Thai Pepper). Current Geography program students had the opportunity to meet and interact with their peers.