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The GRACE Project has just received special recognition!

Sharing the email below that was sent to Yichun Xie at EMU regarding the GRACE project (GIS Resources and Applications for Career Education), sponsored by the National Science foundation and developed by Eastern Michigan University and partners (like the MMSCN) as a strategy for expanding and disseminating technology-based education for STEM careers in K12, and in the workplace by aligning the resources from multiple educational and community organizations.

Educational Team Partners:Eastern Michigan University (EMU), Michigan Virtual University (MVU), Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network (MMSCN) and the Michigan Earth Science Teachers Association (MESTA)

Community Team Partner:  Michigan Communities Association of Mapping Professionals (MiCAMP)

Email to Yichun:

Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 11:51 AM


Cc: Charlie Fitzpatrick ; Sagcontactinfo

Subject: Special Achievement in GIS Award Notification

Dear Yichun Xie,

It is my distinct pleasure to inform you that Eastern Michigan University Institute for Geospatial Research and Education has been selected to receive a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) award at the 2016 Esri User Conference. This award is given to user sites around the world to recognize outstanding work with GIS technology. Your organization stood out from more than 100,000 others.

In addition to receiving this award, Esri would like to showcase your organization and its important contributions to GIS at the SAG Award ceremony and online at We strongly encourage you to verify the information we have, and upload your project information and images to the SAG Winner's website.

To ensure you receive the recognition you deserve, please note that the deadline to verify and submit your contact, award, and GIS project information is Wednesday, April 13, 2016.

Helpful information in the form of frequently asked questions and answers can be found on the SAG winners' Web site.

I congratulate you and your colleagues on a job well done. More information on the award and ceremony can be found on the SAG website. I look forward to meeting you at the ceremony.

Jack Dangermond, President, Esri

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