September 5, 2012

2012-2013 GISSO Kick-Off Event

Welcome back, students!

Join us on Monday, September 10th for our annual kick-off event as we celebrate the start of another year with pizza, refreshments, and prizes. The event will take place at 4:30 pm in Blegen 445. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet other students and learn about upcoming events!

Who? Anyone with an interest in GIS
What? GISSO Kick-Off Event
When? Monday, September 10th at 4:30 pm
Where? Blegen Hall 445
Why? Learn about GISSO, find out about GIS jobs and events, meet other students interested in GIS

April 5, 2012

Inaugural Poster Contest Winners for the GISSO Career Fair

On Tuesday, April 4, 2012, GISSO's 11th Annual GIS Career and Networking Fair held its first ever poster contest, sponsored by U-Spatial. Voting was extremely close.

Poster Contest Results:
1st Place: Peder Engstrom, "Identifying opportunities to reduce excess nitrogen in croplands while maintaining current yields"
2nd Place: Kris Johnson, "Twin Cities Population Density: through the lens of dasymetric mapping"
3rd Place: Jacqueline Brost, "Cartography in GIS: Lost in Translation"

Congratulations to Peder, Kris, and Jacqueline for the recognition their posters received from fair attendees, and thank you to all entrants for helping start a new tradition for GISSO career fairs. A special thanks to U-Spatial for sponsoring the event.

November 16, 2011

GIS Day 2011 a Success!

Thank you to Alphonce for helping organize our trip to Buffalo Community Middle School, where we helped teach over 100 8th grade students about the possibilities of GIS, including ArcGIS Online and