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Project updates for Next NGA West, and community events.

Current Activities

Next NGA West Presentations Among The Highlights at 2017 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference in St. Louis

Next NGA West Program Director, Sue Pollmann, will host an informative breakout discussion that covers the future of NGA in St. Louis at the annual Department of Defense Intelligence Information System Worldwide Conference being held at the America’s Center in downtown St. Louis. This breakout session takes place on Monday, August 14 from 1:30-2:20 PM.Full article

In the News

Final NGA site prep to start next month

Grading and final site work on the future western headquarters of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency in north St. Louis should begin next month and wrap up by February.

Job fair at future NGA site seeks to fill construction industry void

To meet a growing need for construction workers in the region, a host of trade unions, training schools and contractors took part in a job fair Monday on the site of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's future campus in North St. Louis. Construction of the $1.75 billion campus will require around 300 workers at any given time, said Leonard Toenjes, president of the Associated General Contractors of Missouri.

HUD awards nearly $30 million to the city of St. Louis Choice Neighborhood

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro announced Monday that the city of St. Louis will receive $29.5 million to redevelop severely distressed public or assisted housing and revitalize the surrounding neighborhood.

For first time, NGA holds mapping technology conference in Cortex

If a conference this week is any indication, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency appears to be making good on statements that it wants to shed the low-profile reputation it has maintained in St. Louis.

NGA director signals closer ties with community at new St. Louis headquarters

When the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency opens its new facility on the city’s North Side early next decade, it doesn’t want to be an obscure federal agency tucked away in an industrial corridor anymore.

NGA in the Community

NGA has been a proud member of the St. Louis community for more than 70 years. The agency continues its commitment to be a positive dynamic force in the region through partnerships with:

St. Louis-area Schools

On average, NGA employees volunteer approximately 500 hours of service annually to St. Louis-area schools and educational events through NGA’s Partners in Education (PIE) program, which connects NGA employees to local schools to serve as tutors, mentors and science educators. Visit NGA's PIE program page  for more information.

St. Louis-area Colleges and Research Institutes

NGA scientists work closely with local scientists through special collaborative research relationships with Saint Louis University, the University of Missouri –Columbia and the Boeing Company to advance science and technology.

NGA also works with several St. Louis-area colleges to identify potential future employees. NGA actively recruits at the University of Missouri St. Louis, Saint Louis University and Washington University.

St. Louis-area Businesses

NGA works with companies such as ESRI, Leidos and Harris, who maintain a presence in the St. Louis area.

Older publications related to the Next NGA West project are available in the Archive section.