All posts by Shelly Cox

Class of Your Own

Class of Your Own School Curriculum Partnership with Bentley Systems

Class of Your Own and Bentley Institute partner in secondary school learning programs to advance skills for future infrastructure professionals Class of Your Own, a UK-headquartered provider of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) curriculum and built environment-focused learning programs for secondary school students, today announced a partnership with leading global provider of software solutions for the design,...

2019 National Trig-Star Competition and Trig-Star Scholarship Recipients

Sponsored by the National Society of Professional Surveyors, Trig-Star is a competition that recognizes and rewards high school students who excel in mathematics, particularly Trigonometry, and their teachers. The goal of the program is to demonstrate practical uses for mathematics and bring greater awareness of the surveying profession. The Trig-Star Scholarship program (https://trig-star.com/scholarships) offers the opportunity for...

New Video Promoting Surveying as a Career

US Careers Online has partnered with WithersRavenel to highlight Geomatics and Surveying as a possible career path. North Carolina based US Careers Online—a leader in helping students find a career in new and interesting fields for over a decade—has released its newest video profile highlighting the field of Geomatics and Surveying. The video is collaboration...

María Elena Osorio Tai, PhD

Professor, The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Mexico City, Mexico María Tai’s nominators characterize her as modest as she walks from her research office at the Atmospheric Sciences Institute to the engineering department at UNAM (to teach GIS, numerical and mathematical modeling, and geodesy), but they say that behind her demeanor is a great...

Christopher F. Jordan, PLS

Project Surveyor & UAS Pilot, McGill Associates, P.A. & Geomatics Adjunct Instructor, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College North Carolina, USA Chris Jordan is a pioneer in drone technology and has honed his skills over the past decade to catapult his company to being a leader in the surveying industry in his area. Jordan is licensed in...

Rick Coffman, LS

Director, Surveying & Mapping, WHPacific, Inc. California, USA As a disabled veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Rick Coffman seems only energized by obstacles. His upbeat personality combined with a passion for measuring and numbers led him to surveying, where he is now described as the tip of the spear in a successful survey operation...