Author Archives : Georgia Geography

Article on the 2015 Urban Geospatial STEM Academy

2015 Urban Geospatial STEM Academy Here is a story from the Georgia State University College of Arts and Sciences about the upcoming 2015 Summer Geospatial STEM Academy hosted by The Georgia Geographic Alliance at Georgia State University.  The program is funded by a $75,000 grant from The Verizon Foundation. Please like & share:



Verizon Foundation awards $75,000 for the 2015 Summer Geospatial STEM Academy in Atlanta

Verizon Foundation Partnerhip: “$75,000 Check Presentation” with The Georgia Geographic Alliance for the Geospatial STEM Academy December 18, 2014 Atlanta, Georgia Julie Smith, Vice President of External Affairs with the Verizon Foundation, and Dr. Timothy Hawthorne, State Coordinator and Director of Research for The Georgia Geographic Alliance, discuss the new “2015 Summer Geospatial STEM Academy […]

Atlanta Cares Stemfest Youth Conference and Georgia Geography!

Atlanta Cares Stemfest Youth Conference and Georgia Geography! On November 29, 2014, over 300 students and parents came together at Georgia Tech to participate in Atlanta Cares’ third annual STEMfest youth conference. Middle and high school students participated in hands-on activities promoting the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Student sessions included 3D-printing , […]

Atlanta STEMFEST Youth Conference, Saturday 11/29

This Saturday 11/29, staff from the Georgia Geographic Alliance will be at the Atlanta STEMFest Youth Conference at Georgia Tech. Stop by for some awesome activities!! 9-3 pm. More details at We’ll be posting a blog after the event with pictures and videos of youth in action! Please like & share:

Drones on Tybee Island with the Reaching New Heights Program

200 School Children Reach New Heights with Drones on Tybee Island! Over 200 school children experienced drones on Tybee Island.  On Thursday, November 20th as part of Geography Awareness Week and as part of The Georgia Geographic Alliance’s first “Reaching New Heights with Drones” educational activity, Dr. Hawthorne visited around 200 spirited and inquisitive children […]