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Esri: 50 Recorded UC Tech Workshops are now available on YouTube - These recordings are available to all with no charge. Also now available: Videos from the Education Summit plenaries.
Nunez Community College: Nunez Unveils Coastal Studies and GIS Technology Program - "Nunez Community College, in partnership with St. Bernard Parish Government's Coastal Division, announced the addition of Coastal Studies and GIS Technology to its program offerings. ... The program is grant funded by St. Bernard Parish Government's Coastal Division through the Restore Act." There's a certificate, technical diploma and associate degree available.
Directions Magazine: St. Louis Continues to Push Toward the Geospatial Horizon - Diana Sinton reviews some of the educational and corporate efforts making the city a current and future GIS hub.
On and Off Campus
Penn State: Student explores urban forestry during internships in Pittsburgh, Washington DC - "[ forest ecosystem management student Jess] Sourbeer also is minoring in geographic information science (GIS), and another significant part of her internship is creating a geographic information system database of the trees on the U.S. Capitol Grounds." This is a great story of studying "GIS and," which I'd argue is a great path toward a career.
Ignite Education: Finding My Way in Geography - The last of my three geography mentors just retired. That'd be David DiBiase who spent his last day at Esri last week. I mark the occasion by considering the impact David, and two other gentlemen connected to the geography Department at Penn State, had on who I became.