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DEEGS Hosts "Ask Me Anything"

On Thursday, November 7th, we will be hosting 4 recent DEEGS graduates currently in the workforce and they will be talking about their preparation at NCCU, the job application process and their current work experiences.  The will provide helpful tips on how to get that coveted job.   Faculty - please invite...
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NCCU at the World Geography Bowl

At November's geography bowl at UNCG, the NCCU Geography Bowl team placed 3rd in yesterday's competition.  They won a barn-burner against UNC-Pembroke on the very last team question.  New DEEGS student Isabel Gutierrez was named the top undergraduate player in the whole bowl.  She and Phillip Agbesi...
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Students Present at the ICARS Symposium

Five students from the Department of Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences presented posters and interacted with participants at the Annual ICARS Symposium in Washington, DC (Sept 10-12, 2019)
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DEEGS Student Presents at the TISS Conference

David Luzader, an undergraduate student presented a poster at the Triangle Institute of Security Studies (TISS) Conference at UNC on April 12. David's Poster was based on country boundaries that were established by external powers and are now causing parts of issues related to territorial disputes in the Middle East. He...
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DEEGS Students at the GURS

The DEEGS was well-represented at the annual GURS (Graduate and Undergraduate Research Symposium) held in the Mary Townes Science Complex on March 31st, 2019. Undergraduate student Rick Kia Howard (pictured to the right), advised by Dr. Carresse Gerald, won 1st place in her division for her poster presentation titled...
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DEEGS Undergraduate Student accepted to an REU program

Mr. Phillip Agbesi (undergraduate student) has been accepted for  the  Coastal  Carolina  University  Summer  Undergraduate Research  Fellowship  (C-SURF)  program  sponsored  by  the  Department  of  Computing  Sciences  and  the...
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DEEGS Graduate Student offered Summer Internship

Graduate Student Emma Bouie notified me that she has accepted a summer internship in the Mickey Leland Summer Fellowship Program working with rare earth elements from coal and coal by-products at the Department of Energy Headquarters in MD.
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DEEGS Graduate student hired by NGA

Mr. Gene Squires, a graduate student with NCCU (graduated Dec 2018) was hired by the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Mr. Squires completed his BA in History from Fayettevile State University, before completing his MS in Earth Sciences from NCCU.
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The Changing Face of Remote Sensing

DEEGS faculty members (Dr. McGinn, Dr. Mulrooney, Dr. Malhotra, and Dr. Vlahovic) jointly published an article (The Changing Face of Remote Sensing) in the State and Future of GEOINT report (http://trajectorymagazine.com/state-future-geoint-report/) complied by the United States Geospatial Foundation.
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TISS ICCAE Annual Visit to DC to visit govt. agencies

Two DEEGS students (David Luzader and Phillp Agbesi) were selected to participate in the TISS ICCAE Annual Visit to Washington DC to visit government agencies from March 10-12. The students will visit  CIA, NCTC, DIA, and NGA and learn about employment opportunities at these places.
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