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NCEES Surveying Education Award

The NCEES Surveying Education Award recognizes surveying/geomatics programs that have a broad and robust curriculum and best reflect NCEES’ mission to advance licensure for surveyors in order to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the public. The award is intended to encourage programs to engage their students with other professionals, introduce them to both historical and new technology, and promote licensure.

The University of Maine School of Engineering Technology wins 2021 NCEES Surveying Education Award

The NCEES Surveying Education Award jury met on June 24, 2021, and selected the 2021 award winners. Congratulations to the University of Maine Surveying Engineering Technology program for winning the $25,000 NCEES Surveying Education Award grand prize.

The jury selected six programs to receive the following awards:

$15,000 prize
Ferris State University
School of Engineering and Computing Technology
Surveying Engineering program

New Mexico State University
Department of Engineering Technology and Surveying Engineering
Geomatics/Surveying Engineering program

Nicholls State University
Department of Applied Sciences
Geomatics program

$10,000 prize
Florida Atlantic University
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geomatics Engineering

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College of Science and Technology
Department of Built Environment

Oregon Institute of Technology
College of Engineering, Technology, and Management
Geomatics program


Browse the 2021 NCEES Surveying Education Award winners’ profiles and find out how these programs are integrating professional practice and education.