July 29, 2020
Re: fall surveying education options at University of Maine
Dear surveying state society:
The University of Maine will continue to accept applications for the fall semester until Aug.21 . Our current online options and how to apply can be viewed at https://online.umaine.edu/surveying/ and are
(1) Undergraduate certificate in surveying engineering technology (new)
(2) BS in surveying engineering technology (ABET ETAC accredited)
(3) Graduate certificate in surveying engineering
(4) Professional Science Masters in Engineering and Business surveying engineering option
Out-of-state students enrolled in a UMaineOnline degree or certificate program receive a low tuition e-rate which is in-state*1.25.
No surveyor should not have educational opportunities no matter their location. Thank you for your help in getting the word out.
Surveying Engineering Program Coordinator
Berntsen International Inc. Focuses on Marking the Infrastructure of the World
Emily Pierce Joins Berntsen as Business Development Manager
MADISON, WI – April 20, 2020 Berntsen International, Inc., is pleased to announce that Emily Pierce, former president of the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors, is Berntsen’s new Business Development Manager. With decades of experience as a surveyor and leader, Emily brings in-depth knowledge of the art of surveying; her on-going contributions to the profession of surveying are welcomed and supported by Berntsen.
“Emily’s deep understanding of the surveying profession, her knowledge of the challenges faced by surveyors, and her ability to connect with the community is truly remarkable,” said Mike Klonsinski, president of Berntsen International. “Her knowledge and vision will help drive business development efforts for both our traditional surveying products and our innovative InfraMarker® connected RFID marking product line. “
Prior to joining Berntsen, Emily served as Director of Surveying Operations / Senior Land Surveyor for Steigerwaldt Land Services, LLC in Tomahawk, Wisconsin and previously served as the County Surveyor for Marathon County, Wisconsin. She also served as the Wisconsin Director on the National Society of Professional Surveyors Board in 2017.
“Throughout my sixteen years of surveying, I came to appreciate the quality of Berntsen products as well as the amazing customer care,” said Emily. “Because of my involvement in professional surveying associations, I’ve also appreciated Berntsen’s support of the profession, including affiliation support, sponsorships and scholarships. Berntsen gives surveyors the tools to succeed, both through the products they sell and the support they've given.”
Emily continued, “Berntsen provides solutions that help their customers work smarter, not harder. I'm delighted to be joining a strong team that is emerging as a technology leader by incorporating science and resourcefulness into its solutions. I can't wait to help make that happen.”
About The InfraMarker Solution
The InfraMarker® solution by Berntsen uses RFID technology to link the physical asset in the field to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). By creating a bridge between the each unique infrastructure asset and the asset data, InfraMarker provides the verification that is essential for managing assets in the field.
About Berntsen International, Inc.
Berntsen has been a leader in the development and manufacture of infrastructure marking for nearly 50 years. We have been building that trust into every product we make, ensuring safety, precision and lasting quality for generations.
From our advanced metallurgy and forging processes to our patented RFID-enabled smart marking apps, Berntsen is the world leader in marking solutions wherever precision and durability are essential.