Category Archives: Spotlight

Austin Davis

M.S. GIST 2013 US ARMY ERDC ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY As a Research Geographer for the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), I help solve the nation's and military's most challenging environmental problems. Since graduating the USC M.S. in GIST Program in 2013, I have crawled around in jungle caves on the Island of Guam…
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Andrew Stickney

"The knowledge and skills I obtained at USC provided me a broader knowledge base that prepared me for my current position as a GIS technician for the Forest Preserve District of Will County in Illinois. As an alumnus of the USC Master of Science in Geographic Information Science and Technology program, I continue to apply…
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Michael Wahl

"I'm now a GIS Specialist for the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii. My position is a full-time, permanent job working with an Archaeological research group contracted by the Department of Defense at Schofield Barracks in Oahu, Hawaii. They need me to create purchase orders for new GPS/GIS equipment and sort out the GIS,…
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Mike Kellison

"As a Senior Planner and unofficially the GIS Manager at the City of Chino, I realized the value in quality data that would allow me and others in our organization to properly identify property. With a desire to improve efficiency within the city and a need to choose a thesis topic, I utilized Microsoft Excel…
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