The National Science Foundation selected Jefferson Community & Technical College (Louisville, Kentucky) as the new home of the National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence, the National GeoTech Center and provided a $3 million, three-year grant for its operations. Our editors interviewed Project Leader and Principal Investigator Vincent DiNoto about the Center's plans in the coming months and years.
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Graduates of higher education programs in geographic information systems and science who can code software and build apps are highly sought after by employers. David DiBiase, Esri’s director of education, explains how the Esri Development Center (EDC) program confers special status and benefits upon a select few leading university departments that challenge their students to develop innovative applications based upon the ArcGIS platform....