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3rd annual RGi Scholarship awarded to Beth Wiberg

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is honored to announce that Beth Wiberg has been selected as the recipient of the 3rd annual $10,000 RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering, given in partnership with The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF).

Beth is a senior at The Ohio State University, where she is on track to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in GIS in December 2020.

Over her college career, Beth has sharpened her mapping, geocoding, and data analysis skills as a GIS Intern for AECOM and a GIS Research Assistant for the College of Social Work. As an Intern for Blue Raster, she also honed her skills in data visualization and the storytelling aspects of GIS. Outside of her GIS work, Beth spent three years serving in The Ohio State Army ROTC, where she went through rigorous physical and mental training, learned about military structure, and enhanced her leadership skills.

“I am thrilled to have Beth as our 2020 RGi Scholarship recipient,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “She is the ideal blend of student, leader, and humanitarian, which aligns perfectly with the core values of our company. She is also a self-described “big thinker,” and I look forward to her many contributions to the GEOINT community and our nation.”

To learn more about the RGi Scholarship or to apply, please visit usgif.org/education/scholarships. The 2021 Scholarship Program will open in November 2020.

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CEO Stephen Gillotte talks human-machine teaming and the GEOINT workforce

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) CEO Stephen Gillotte will discuss all things artificial intelligence (AI) during the “Mapping AI to the GEOINT Workforce” panel, hosted by MeriTalk and USGIF, on Wednesday, May 27th at 1:30 pm ET.

During the panel, Steve will share his thoughts on the unprecedented opportunity to transform the productivity, capacity, and capability of the GEOINT workforce through human-machine teaming. He’ll weigh in on what skills will be required of tomorrow’s workforce, such as data analytics and critical thinking, as well as what strategies RGi uses to adapt its workforce to AI.

To register for the event, click here.

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RGi offers 3rd annual $10,000 needs-based scholarship

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) has again partnered with The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to offer its third annual scholarship as part of the 2020 USGIF Scholarship Program.

The $10,000 RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering will be awarded to an undergraduate who demonstrates financial need and is committed to becoming competitive and constructive in the geospatial and engineering disciplines.

“RGi has a long history of supporting students, and we are thrilled to continue these efforts with USGIF through our annual RGi Scholarship,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “Now more than ever, we need to continue to build a diverse base of students who are passionate about the future of GEOINT.”

Every year, USGIF awards scholarships of various amounts to exceptional students studying the geospatial sciences and related fields. In total, USGIF has awarded more than $1.3 million in scholarships since the program began in 2004. “USGIF and RGi have partnered to recognize and support those students with a geospatial and engineering background who are committed to becoming competitive in this market,” said USGIF VP of Academic Affairs Dr. Camelia Kantor.

To learn more about the RGi Scholarship or to apply, please visit usgif.org/education/scholarships. The deadline to apply for the RGi Scholarship is May 15, 2020.

For information on the 2019 RGi Scholarship recipient, click here.

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RGi offers 2nd annual $10,000 needs-based scholarship

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) has again partnered with The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to offer its second annual scholarship as part of the 2019 USGIF Scholarship Program.

The $10,000 RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering will be awarded to an undergraduate who demonstrates financial need and is committed to becoming competitive and constructive in the geospatial and engineering disciplines.

“RGi has a long history of supporting students, and we are thrilled to continue these efforts with USGIF through our annual RGi Scholarship,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “We need to continue to build a diverse base of students who are passionate about the future of GEOINT.”

Every year, USGIF awards scholarships of various amounts to exceptional students studying the geospatial sciences and related fields. In total, USGIF has awarded more than $1.2 million in scholarships since the program began in 2004. “USGIF and RGi have partnered to recognize and support those students with a geospatial and engineering background who are committed to becoming competitive in this market,” said USGIF VP of Academic Affairs Dr. Camelia Kantor.

To learn more about the RGi Scholarship or to apply, please visit usgif.org/education/scholarships. The deadline to apply for the RGi Scholarship is May 15, 2019. For information on the 2018 RGi Scholarship recipient, click here.

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1st annual RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering awarded

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is honored to announce that David Runneals has been selected as the first recipient of the $10,000 RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering, given in partnership with The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF).

David is a senior at Northwest Missouri State University, where he is on track to graduate with a degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in 2019. In his application essay, David wrote: “I have grown passionate [for] integrating data and technologies along with research and development, falling very much in line [with] my ultimate goal of working for a humanitarian relief or disaster response organization, where I am able to impact human lives while making data more open and accessible.”

For the past several years, David has served as a volunteer with the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation’s Search & Rescue GIS Working Group, where he was an integral member of the disaster response team during the 2017 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. As part of his work with NAPSG during the hurricanes, David provided technical support and developed innovative solutions to challenges facing first responders on the ground in Puerto Rico, including support with transportation information and data integration across disparate crowdsourced data efforts.

“David is the perfect recipient of the first-ever RGi Scholarship,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “We’re thrilled with both his scholastic achievements and his humanitarian focus, and can’t wait to see how he continues to contribute to the future of GEOINT.”

To learn more about the RGi Scholarship or to apply, please visit usgif.org/education/scholarships. The 2019 Scholarship Program will open in November 2018.

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RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte joins USGIF Academic Advisory Board

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is proud to announce that our CEO, Stephen Gillotte, has been named to the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s (USGIF’s) Academic Advisory Board (AAB).

While in this role, Steve will provide insight and oversight to help steer USGIF and the GEOINT educational community towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, professional, and innovative approaches. As a Board member, he will also ensure the USGIF’s accredited undergraduate and graduate academic programs are growing, recognized, forward-looking, and are achieving a standard of excellence in the GEOINT field.

Thanks for your ongoing commitment to education, Steve!

To learn more, visit the USGIF AAB webpage.

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Connect with RGi at the 2018 GEOINT Symposium

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is excited to participate in the 2018 GEOINT Symposium taking place on April 22-25 in Tampa, Florida. Hosted by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), the GEOINT Symposium connects the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities to share best practices and uncover the latest developments from government, military and private-sector leaders.

RGi’ers Stephen Gillotte, Sidney Medford, Mike Lee, Steven Lander, Daniel Maso, Becky Elstad and Joseph Svrcek are all attending the event to learn from leading experts and network with industry colleagues and friends. Look for our team in Tampa!

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RGi and USGIF volunteers deliver 150 food packs to children in need

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) and United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) volunteers joined together in the fight against hunger, packing more than 150 food packs for elementary school children in need.

The Power Pack Program (P3), run by Food for Others, is designed to provide food to young students in our community who may be at risk of hunger between school meals.  RGi and USGIF volunteers packed and delivered over 150 P3 packs for students, each containing two breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack and drink items.

Since early 2017, RGi-ers have packed over 1,050 P3 packs representing more than 3,500 pounds of food.

Thanks to all of our RGi and USGIF volunteers for getting involved!

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RGi partners with USGIF to offer $10,000 needs-based scholarship

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) has partnered with The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to offer a new award as part of its 2018 USGIF Scholarship Program.

The $10,000 RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering will be awarded to an undergraduate who demonstrates financial need and is interested in or studying both the engineering and geospatial disciplines.

“RGi has a long history of supporting student growth and development, and we are thrilled to continue these efforts with USGIF through an annual RGi scholarship,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “We need to continue to build a diverse base of students who are passionate about the future of GEOINT.”

Every year, USGIF awards scholarships of various amounts to exceptional students studying the geospatial sciences and related fields. In total, USGIF has awarded more than $1.1 million in scholarships since the program began in 2004. “USGIF and RGi have partnered to recognize and support those students with a geospatial and engineering background who are committed to becoming competitive in this market,” said USGIF Director of Academic Programs Dr. Camelia Kantor.

To learn more about the RGi Scholarship or to apply, please visit usgif.org/education/scholarships. The deadline to apply for the RGi Scholarship is February 26.

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RGi CEO interviewed by Trajectory, the Official Magazine of USGIF

RGi CEO, Stephen Gillotte, was recently interviewed for an Organizational Member Spotlight in Trajectory, the Official Magazine of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF).

In his Q&A, Steve discusses how he designed RGi (Reinventing Geospatial Inc.) to be a bold statement to drive the GEOINT Community to do better, as well as how RGi has found a sweet spot by encouraging the natural creativity of its engineers while keeping focused on the very real issues facing its defense and intelligence customers.

To read the full interview, please visit the Trajectory website.