Tag Archives: geospatial informatics

New Unmanned Aerial Systems course helps students earn FAA certification

May 21, 2020
By Greg Phillips

A new course in drone operation is already paying dividends for Troy University students.

The Unmanned Aerial Systems minor offered by the Geospatial Informatics Department just completed its first-ever on-campus class, and one of its students has earned her FAA Remote Pilot Certification.

The course, Remote Pilot Familiarization, gives students the practical airmanship knowledge to…

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New GIS major preps students for growing career field

December 18, 2019
By Greg Phillips

A new academic major at Troy University prepares students for careers in the growing field of Geographic Information Sciences.

Troy University’s Geospatial Informatics Department unveiled the new bachelor’s of science in geographic information sciences this semester, aiming to provide students with tools that make them valuable in a variety of sectors, including government, law…

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TROY hosts inaugural Geo-Day

May 6, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Students from southeast Alabama and as far away as Huntsville recently attended the inaugural Geo-Day at Troy University.

Geo-Day, which took place March 11, is an event aimed at igniting students’ interest in the geospatial informatics field.

Dr. Steve Ramroop and the Geospatial Informatics Department hosted the inaugural event as a means to inform…

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