MGIS graduate leads FBI's geospatial team for the 2018 Winter Olympics

Parrish Henderson, Penn State World Campus graduate and 13-year Army veteran, is leading the FBI's geospatial team, which collaborates with U.S. and international agencies and governments to provide safety for athletes and attendees. Learn more about Parrish's story.

Quink recognized with 2016 Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence

Tyson J. Quink, a student in the Penn State World Campus Master's in Geographic Information Systems program, is the 2016 recipient of the annual Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence. Tyson received his bachelor's in GIS from West Point and formerly served as a platoon leader in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Read more about Tyson's recognition.

Online alumnus brings history to life through Gettysburg tour app

Nicholas Wiley, a graduate of the Penn State geographic information system (GIS) certificate program, recently launched InSite Gettysburg, an interactive app for iPad which supplements the walking tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield. Insite Gettysburg is the initial offering of VisiTime, a tourism experience company Wiley founded with the goal of bringing historical sites to life through digital applications. Read more about Nicholas' success on the Penn State News website.

Penn State selected as Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has recognized Penn State as a Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences. The award was granted in recognition of Penn State's dedication to investing in the quality and future of the geospatial workforce. Read more about the CAE GS recognition.