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Geospatial Science

Meet Our Students

  • Liam Carls ’23

    • Majors: Physics
    • Minors: Meteorology and Climatology
    • Hometown: Racine, Wis.

    “There are so many great memories I’ve made and I’m only halfway through my degree. I’m so happy I chose Carthage.”

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  • Kathleen Cochran ’21

    • 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.”

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  • Noah Cortez ’21

    • Majors: Marketing, Geographic Information Science
    • Hometown: Kenosha, Wisconsin

    “Receiving a scholarship from Carthage enabled me to attend a school with a top-notch Business Department, and I later learned it was one of the few schools nationwide that taught GIS as a major. The scholarship did not just provide me with unmatched opportunities, it changed my world for the better.”

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  • Julia Karpinski ’20

    • 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.”

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  • Conner Plagge ’21

    • 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.”

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