2017 Esri Special Achievement Awardee for Our Citizen Science GIS Team!

Citizen Science GIS is deeply humbled and excited to accept the 2017 Special Achievement in GIS Award from Esri, the world’s leading GIS company.  We are one of four higher education initiative worldwide this year to be accept the award!

“For us, receiving the 2017 Special Achievement in GIS Award reflects the importance of connecting science and society in a way that values research being inclusive of and responsive to the needs of communities around the globe. Our core value is that academics have a responsibility to engage with society,” said Dr. Timothy Hawthorne, founding director of Citizen Science GIS and assistant professor of GIS at University of Central Florida.

Read more about the international recognition in the story written by Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala on the UCF Today site.