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Sue Gordon visits the Urban Atlanta Geospatial STEM Academy

Sue Gordon, Deputy Director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, learned about Tim Hawthorne’s Urban Atlanta Geospatial STEM Academy and came to Atlanta to meet with the students in the program.  The Georgia Geographic Alliance (GGA) helped to host the event, which included presentations by Deputy Director Gordon, Dr. Hawthorne, and 20 students who participated […]

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Dr. Hawthorne and Dr. Visaggi sharing place-based learning activities with Atlanta youth at Endangered Species Day.

Dr. Timothy Hawthorne Leaving Georgia for University of Central Florida

Dr. Timothy Hawthorne, GGA’s State Coordinator and Director of Research leaving for a new position at the University of Central Florida The Georgia Geographic Alliance (GGA) at Georgia State University is saying farewell to its State Coordinator and Director of Research, Dr. Timothy L. Hawthorne. Tim has accepted a new GIS tenure-track faculty position in […]


Dr. Jeremy Diem Appointed Interim State Coordinator and Director of Research for GGA

Dr. Jeremy Diem Appointed New Interim State Coordinator and Director of Research of Georgia Geographic Alliance The Georgia Geographic Alliance (GGA) at Georgia State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeremy Diem, Associate Professor of Geography in the Department of Geosciences, has been named the GGA’s Interim State Coordinator and Director of Research effective […]

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Geospatial STEM Academy Press

The Urban Atlanta Geospatial STEM Academy funded by the Verizon Foundation and the Georgia Geographic Alliance is featured this morning on the Georgia State University College of Arts and Sciences main page. Read the news story at http://cas.gsu.edu/2015/07/14/geospatial-stem-academy-introduces-local-students-to-gis-technology/  What a great summer with incredibly talented youth!! #georgiageography     Please like & share:


Urban ATL Geospatial STEM Academy Going Strong!

The Urban Atlanta Geospatial STEM Academy is Rolling! Week 3 Begins…Weeks 1 and 2 were a huge success! This year’s Urban Atlanta Geospatial STEM Academy is off to a great start!  You may remember The Georgia Geographic Alliance and Dr. Timothy L. Hawthorne were funded with a $75,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation to create […]

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