How geospatial technology improves response efforts after natural disasters and other events
Penn State online program helps emergency management teams compare social media feeds, drone video, and satellite images of an area before and after a disaster. Learn more about this application.
Geospatial intelligence students boost careers with online program
These unique students are looking to expand their experience and knowledge with the Master of Geographic Information Systems. Learn more about Dan and Ericka.
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.
Penn State World Campus professor sets off on journey to improve geospatial intelligence
Todd Bacastow, lead faculty for the geospatial intelligence programs offered through Penn State World Campus, has developed a massive open online course (MOOC) to advance the geospatial field beyond its current limits. Read more about his research and the class.
Penn State's online homeland security degrees celebrate fifth anniversary
In 2010, the World Campus launched the Homeland Security portfolio to offer the most up-to-date training in the base program and four options. Learn how the program has evolved in the last five years. Read the full article 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.