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USGIF Renews Academic Accreditation for James Madison University

Posted on March 15, 2018 with 0 comments

USGIF recently renewed academic accreditation for James Madison University’s (JMU) geographic science and intelligence analysis program.

JMU became accredited in 2016 and offers a geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) certificate to undergraduate students in the department of integrated science and technology. JMU is one of 14 academic institutions under USGIF’s Collegiate Accreditation Program.

“An increasing number of JMU students hope to have GEOINT careers with federal agencies, as well as the many contracting and consulting firms in the Washington, D.C., area,” said Dr. Timothy Walton, associate professor. “USGIF’s GEOINT certificate, as a nationally recognized credential, is a great supplement to our curricula in helping those students achieve their professional goals.”

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Posted on March 13, 2018 with 0 comments

For a limited time, the AmazonSmile Foundation is tripling the donation rate to 1.5% on your first eligible purchase. Shopping on AmazonSmile helps support USGIF at no cost to you. Triple your impact and shop during the promotion period!

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USGIF Extends Partnership with DigitalGlobe Foundation

Posted on March 7, 2018 with 0 comments

USGIF has furthered its partnership with the DigitalGlobe Foundation. Together they will grant 14 schools under USGIF’s Collegiate GEOINT Accreditation Program access to DigitalGlobe’s satellite imagery archive and cloud-based service Basemap.

“DigitalGlobe Foundation’s partnership with USGIF on promoting the geospatial tradecraft creates a force multiplier in our common objective to reach out to educational institutions worldwide,” said Kumar Navulur, DigitalGlobe Foundation president. “Under this partnership, students in USGIF-accredited academic institutions are now able to access DigitalGlobe’s vast library of processed global imagery.”

Through this agreement, students and faculty at USGIF’s 14 accredited schools will have DigitalGlobe imagery at their fingertips, with access to high-resolution, high-accuracy imagery and better answers to their research questions.

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