The Potomac Region welcomes a new student chapter at North Carolina A&T

The Potomac Region ASPRS welcomes a new Student Chapter at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. Five students petitioned ASPRS to form the new chapter, and on May 6, it was made official by the ASPRS!

From left to right: Dr. Leila Hashemi-Beni, Faculty Advisor; Asmamaw Gebrehiwot, President; Saurabh Dhamankar, Vice President; and Terra McKee, Secretary/Treasurer

Charter members include:

Dr. Leila Hashemi-Beni of the College of Science and Technology serves as faculty advisor.

The NCATSU ASPRS Chapter aims to provide education, engagement, mentorship, and career opportunities to students and alumni across several distinct and interactive divisions, including Geographic Information System Division; LiDAR Division; Photogrammetric Division; Primary Data Acquisition Division; Professional Practice Division; Remote Sensing Applications Division; and Unmanned Autonomous Systems Division.

They look forward to hosting various activities, such as geospatial technology workshops, monthly guest speakers, K-12 educational engagements, an annual research symposium, and other events to learn geospatial knowledge and skills for career advancement and promoting interdisciplinary engagement at NCATSU. They proudly represent ASPRS and North Carolina as a member of the Potomac Region. Aggie Pride!