Second Annual Summer Institute of Geospatial Technology

This summer, the Geographic Information Systems Lab at Washington College is hosting its Second Annual Summer Institute of Geospatial Technology. Staff members at the lab  are teaming up with other ...

Fish & Chips and GIS

On Jan. 19 to the 21, GIS Program Coordinator Stewart Bruce and GIS Project Manager Andrew Wright attended the Defence Geospatial Intelligence Conference in London at the QE II Conference ...

Caribbean Conference in Curacao

With the final week of October came URISA’s 7th Caribbean Conference, an event held this year in Curacao. Attending the three-day conference with Stew Bruce were GIS project managers Erica ...

Mapping Out GEOINT

From June 21st to the 23rd, the Washington College GIS lab embarked on its yearly trip to GEOINT, the largest geospatial intelligence conference of its kind. This year, the conference was held in the United States’ capitol and featured a plethora of talks, technology demos, and exhibits. In order to prep for the trip, each […]

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Interns to Soar at Booz Allen Hamilton

Starting in June, interns Josh Hyde and Stephen McFall will be partaking in a 12 week long internship with Booz Allen.   Booz Allen Hamilton was founded by Ed Booz and is celebrating 100 years of business.  The company strives to excel in strategy, technology and engineering services, working with the US government, commercial, and […]

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ConGRADulations to Andrew Wright!

Staff member Andrew Wright headed back to school to obtain his Masters of Professional Studies in Geospatial Information Sciences.   “I decided to go back and get my masters in the spring of 2012 and started classes part time in the fall of 2012 at the University of Maryland,” Wright said.   Wright is currently […]

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Your GIS Class of 2015!

At the close of the school year, we bid the seniors ado as they head off to bigger and better things. Most of the seniors have been here for years and have worked on countless projects and have plenty of student spotlights written about them! Michael Deck started working for the GIS lab in the […]

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Admitted Students Wowed by the Lab!

On Apr. 11, Washington College had about 400 prospective students and families visit campus to learn all about WC’s courses, facilities, and opportunities. And of course, GIS was there to get in on the action!   Interns Erin Bloodgood, Rachel Bradenburg and Claire Cobert reached out to the prospective students to inform them all about […]

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Leading the Way: Jackie Petito’s Student Employee of the Year Nomination

This past Friday, Washington College recognized a student employee of the year. Project manager Nichole Gillis nominated the lab’s Jackie Petito for her hard work, especially for her work as the project orchestrator for the Harvest Directory. She has worked on every facet of the directory, from working with the members of the Upper Shore […]

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Second Annual Summer Institute of Geospatial Technology

This summer, the Geographic Information Systems Lab at Washington College is hosting its Second Annual Summer Institute of Geospatial Technology. Staff members at the lab  are teaming up with other geospatial professionals to teach a series of workshops that cover a range of topics from Intro to GIS, to crime analysis, to Python scripting, and […]

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Congrats, Reggie!

  Congrats to our staff member Reggie Dyer for getting his GISP Certification from the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI)! Woohoo!   The GIS Certification Institute provides participants with certification program, which leads to GIS Professional recognition. GISCI is offered worldwide and gives those involved value as professionals in the GIS field.   Dyer graduated from Florida […]

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A Date With Washington at Library of Congress

On Mar. 19, interns Erin Bloodgood, Thomas Fish, Marissa Seidel, along with former intern and current graduate student, Luis Machado, attended a presentation at the Library of Congress. Stewart Bruce, coordinator of the GIS program and Rob Shenk of Mount Vernon gave a presentation to members of the  Washington Map Society  in the Geography & Map […]

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Out & About – Students and Staff Attend TUgis

It’s a busy time for staff and student interns at GIS. On Mar. 17, GIS employees were able to attend TUgis at Towson University, MD. The conference is geared to GIS professionals in the MD area and strives to create relationships in the GIS community and expose students to the GIS profession.   Stewart Bruce, […]

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