Monthly Archives: May 2019

Kevin Mercy Selected for USGIF Golden Ticket Program

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has announced that it has selected USC Spatial Sciences Institute student Kevin Mercy to participate in its 2019 Young Professionals Golden Ticket program. Mercy, a USC M.S. in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) student, is one of 30 individuals who will have the exclusive opportunities as a…
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Douglas Fleming receives General Education Graduate Assistant Award

On May 6, 2019, Dr. Richard Fliegel, Director of General Education and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Art and Sciences presented the 2019 General Education Graduate Assistant Award to Douglas Fleming, a doctoral candidate in the Spatial Sciences Institute Population, Health and Place Ph.D. Program. At the ceremony…
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SSI’s Mia Poynor Wins Boren Scholarship

On behalf of the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, Dr. Laura Loyola, the Institute’s director of undergraduate studies, announced that SSI senior Mia Poynor has received a prestigious Boren Scholarship for 2019 – 2020. An initiative of the U.S. Department of Defense National Security Education Program, the Boren scholarships fund highly competitive undergraduate students to have…
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USC Spatial announces the 2019 M.S. in GIST Thesis Prize Winners

The USC Spatial Sciences Institute (USC Spatial or SSI) has announced the 2019 prizes for the top three outstanding theses by graduating students in the M.S. in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) program. This year’s M. S. in GIST thesis prize winners are: Christopher Marder, first place, for his thesis “The Role of Precision…
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