Monday, February 28, 2011

Contemporary Slavery: March 2

It is estimated that there are at least 27 million people living in slavery around the world today.

The Social Justice League at BSU has organized an informative presentation combining guest and student speakers, theatrical performances, slide shows, brief film clips, and discussion to raise awareness about the issue of modern day slavery.

AMIRAH Boston, an organization that provides shelters for females refugees in the Boston area, will join us to present about their work and how they have been helping thousands of women who have been displaced from their homes due to human trafficking, slavery, and other related causes.

Wednesday, March 2
7:00 PM

Moakley Center Auditorium
Bridgewater State University

This event is sponsored by the Social Justice League and the Christian Fellowship at BSU. Learn more at the event page on Facebook.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Coffee, Sustainability, and a Catchy Tune

In late 2010, students in BSU's Master in Public Administration program interviewed Dr. Hayes-Bohanan about coffee and sustainability. For those who watch the entire interview, there is an amusing treat at the very end.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

GIS position

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

Entry- to mid-level GIS Specialist to work as part of a GIS team. Participate in corporate projects and related activities to provide assistance in advancing the utilization of GIS technologies, processes and procedures. Take a proactive role in representing and promoting the GIS vision within the company. Assist with a variety of GIS applications and projects, assist in selecting and acquiring the appropriate geospatial data and technology for spatial analysis. Participate in the development of corporate GIS web and desktop tools by providing programming assistance for delivered tools and provide technical/operational support.

Associate Degree/Diploma/Certificate in GIS, Geography, or a related discipline with a strong focus in GIS. 4+ years GIS Specialist experience, including data development, analysis, and cartography. Knowledge of GIS related concepts, products and geospatial industry. Basic knowledge of programming utilizing Visual Basic and/or VB.NET a plus. Must have strong project and time management skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and organizational skills.

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