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The Spatial Analysis and Visualization Initiative (SAVI) is a mapping research and service center. We provide education, technical support, and resources to Pratt students and faculty across disciplines and to external clients with a focus on non-profit and community-based organizations. SAVI performs academic research with internal and external partners and offers a GIS and Design certificate program through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.


Each semester Global South Center has a thematic focus that so far includes: decolonizing water, beyond nationalism, and democratizing culture. It clusters activities and research projects to focus upon GSC themes through reading groups, collective writing, symposia, research projects, as well as collaborative learning and teaching.


The mission of Pratt Institute is to educate artists and creative professionals to be responsible contributors to society. Pratt seeks to instill in all graduates aesthetic judgment, professional knowledge, collaborative skills, and technical expertise. With a firm grounding in the liberal arts and sciences, a Pratt education blends theory with creative application in preparing graduates to become leaders in their professions. Pratt enrolls a diverse group of highly talented and dedicated students, challenging them to achieve their full potential.