Orientation Day - 4 Sept 2012
Students are invited to attend Orientation 2012.
Starting at 9:00 AM in both Middleton and Lawrencetown.
This is a great way to connect with faculty/staff and meet your peers.
Further details will be available prior to Orientation Day.
COGS Cartography Student Success at International Conference
Joe Fraser, center, gave a paper in Florida in October, 2010 at the North American Cartography and Information Society (NACIS) conference demonstrating extraction of Canada’s Topographic data layers using a script he produced as a Cartography student at COGS. He also won second prize in a mapping competition. He is pictured here with COGS instructor, Ada Cheung, left, and Aileen Buckley of ESRI, right. Congratulations Joe!
Environmental Stewardship Awards
Mike Ciarrocco and Kevin Veinott received NSCC Environmental Stewardship Awards on Thursday, 17 June 2010. The award was given to Mike and Kevin for their excellent work for, and tireless contributions to, the AVC Environmental Committee. (Click image for full size)
CoGS Students win awards
awards that were announced recently for the maps created by COGS Students in the Cartography: Digital Mapping Program.
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN GEOGRAPHERS
National Geographic Award in Mapping
Undergraduate students and master's-degree candidates are invited to apply for the National Geographic Award in Mapping. This award recognizes student achievement in the art, science, and technology of mapping and seeks to encourage student research.
Joe Fraser, CARTOGRAPHY 2010
"Annapolis County Heritage Homes" has been selected as the WINNER in the 2010 National Geographic / Cartography Specialty Group student mapping competition.http://www.natgeomaps.com/mapawards.html
Lucy Hughes, CARTOGRAPHY 2010
"Orienteering: The enigmatic sport of navigation" has been selected as an Honorable Mention in the 2010 National Geographic / Cartography Specialty Group student mapping competition.http://www.natgeomaps.com/mapawards.html
Cartography and Geographic Information Society Awards (CaGIS)
Arthur Robinson Award for Best Printed Map: A map or map series designed specifically for print media.
Barbara Pietersma, CARTOGRAPHY 2010
"Bras d'Or Lake, Cape Breton" has been selected as an Honourable Mention in the Student Category - Arthur Robinson Award for Best Printed Map by the North American Cartography and Geographic Information Society.
Mathieu Noble, CARTOGRAPHY 2009
"Quebec City, Quebec Topographic Map" has been selected as an Honourable Mention in the Student Category - Arthur Robinson Award for Best Printed Map by the North American Cartography and Geographic Information Society.
Congratulations to our award winners!
A reminder for all students - the Lawrencetown and Middleton site each have active food banks, should the need arise. Also, many local communities offer food banks as well: Community Food Banks