Kathleen Cochran ?21

    Kathleen Cochran

    Majors: Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Geoscience

    Minors: Data Science

    Hometown: Rochester, Illinois

    “One of my favorite courses was the Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) class I completed with Professor Matthew Zorn. We got to fly drones around campus capturing videos and pictures to use for data analysis.”

    Noah Cortez ?21

    Noah Cortez

    Majors: Marketing, Geographic Information Science

    Hometown: Kenosha, Wisconsin

    “I will never forget my time presenting my thesis in front of all of my peers and friends. It was such an intense and pressure-packed experience, but even still it was one of the most memorable and joyous experiences I have ever been a part of.”

    Julia Karpinski

    Majors: Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Geoscience

    Hometown: La Grange Highlands, Illinois

    “Carthage’s Geospatial Science Department has truly made my college career special. All of the professors have encouraged and supported me throughout my time at Carthage. They have presented me with amazing opportunities that will prepare me for my future career.”

    Elizabeth Ozog

    Majors: Environmental Science and Geospatial Science

    Minors: Studio Art

    Hometown: Wilmot, Wisconsin

    “Take lots of the elective classes in the major! There are so many interesting electives that cover lots of different topics. Even with a double-major, I had time to take extra electives in my major that were interesting to me, and I thought they might be useful in my future career.”

    Conner Plagge

    Majors: Geographic Information Science and Geoscience

    Minors: Data Science

    Hometown: Aitkin, Minnesota

    “My favorite course at Carthage is Applied Projects in GIS, which is taught by Professor Wenjie Sun. I liked it because of the variety of projects that simulate what a real job in the field would be like.”