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Geospatial Science Organization

The mission of the Geospatial Science Organization is to develop its members to the highest standards and acts of edification, pedagogy, industry, and philanthropic service and loyalty to the laws and code of the United States of America, the democratic principles of the North American Educational systems, and the laws, standards, and practices of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Founded with an understanding, high regard, and determination to adhere to these acts and ideals through the common sense of the college men and women, the policy of this organization is to contribute energetically toward the accomplishment of the following specific purposes:

  • To inspire appreciation for, to encourage the practice of, and to nurture the academic process of creating, understanding, interpreting, and disseminating knowledge, with a central focus on methodologies and technologies directly and indirectly related to geographic, geospatial, and spatial arts and sciences.
  • To encourage and inspire a collegiate community of learners through mutual cooperation and experience, while forming unselfish, lasting personal and professional association between members both during and after their collegiate experience.
  • To establish and foster the highest ideals of academics, character, and citizenship within and between members of the organization.
  • To render such services to the general membership that is in harmony with the other aims of the organization.

For more information on this organization, please contact the president and/or advisor listed below:

  • David Schwab,, President, 814-221-0291
  • Dr. Richard Hoch,, Advisor, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, 1C Leonard Hall, 724-357-5990
  • Student Organizations
  • Center for Student Life
    Pratt Hall, Room 303
    201 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2598
  • Fax: 724-357-2351
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.