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Society For Geographic Information Science (SOGIS)

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The Society for Geographic Information Science is a member of the Geography Organizations Council (GOC), which includes Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU), River Inspired Student Effort (RINSE), Environmental Conservation Organization (ECO), Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG), Student Urban Planners Organization (SUPO), Geology Club, and the Graduate Student Forum.

SOGIS promotes GIS geography, networks with GIS professionals in a wide range of fields, shares internship and job opportunities on various forums, and designs projects. SOGIS organizes and hosts TXST GIS Day annually in November.

If you have an idea for an ecological enhancement project on campus or if you or your organization would like to participate in one, please contact SOGIS at sogis@txstate.edu or sogistxstate@gmail.com.



SOGIS Officers

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Chikodinaka “Nakky” Ekeanyanwu
President
Email | cve9@txstate.edu

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Grayson Wylie
Secretary
Email | nqe1@txstate.edu

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Mikael Lopez
Media/Webmaster
Email | lmu23@txstate.edu

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Keenon Lindsey
Vice President
Email | klindsey@txstate.edu

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Priyanjali Bose 
Communications Officer
Email | privanjali.bose1@txstate.edu

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Khan Mortuza Bin Asad
Treasurer
Email | k_b501@txstate.edu


Events

GIS Day 2023 Thursday November 16th 2023 Albert B. Alkek Library, Alkek One

Mission and Goals

SOGIS is a student organization at Texas State University that seeks to educate students about the importance and many uses of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and geographic awareness as well as provide GIS services to benefit our community.

Goals:

  1. To promote awareness of the importance, usefulness, and versatility of GIS
  2. To provide GIS services to the campus and local communities for a mutual benefit
  3. To provide opportunities for acquiring professional network contacts for organization members
  4. To provide a forum for members to showcase their work and receive objective feedback from peers and advisors

Faculty Advisor

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Dr. Nate Currit