Society of Geographic Information Science - SOGIS is a Texas State University Student Organization based out of the Department of Geography.
To help further educate our members and communities in the GIS, Cartography, Remote Sensing, and GIS Specialties by actively pursuing knowledge and interacting with others.
- Allow members to present projects to their peers, giving members a chance to further their ideas through constructive criticism.
- News and updates – keep students informed of real world, new ideas and technologies, and important activities
- Job opportunities/networking
- Collaboration with other analysts and peers, including other Geography Department organizations
- Helping professors with GIScience based education
- Attend Conferences
- Group gatherings – barbeques, River Pub, tubing, camping, etc.
- Better collaboration with other organizations within the department
- Guest Speakers
- Currently or previously enrolled in a GIScience class
- Good academic standing - 2.5 overall
- Must perform two service events per semester
- Participation in Alumni Reunion and Student Celebration is required whether through SOGIS or other department organizations.
- $20 a semester fee
- Attend at least 2 meeting a semester