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Funded by the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Program (NSF-ATE), this site has learning modules to help make clear the value of GIS skills, and the depth/breadth of potential for a GIS career.
Sponsored by ESRI, GIS Day is an annual celebration of GIS. Events take place around the world for this and you might want to check with your local organizations (municipalities, universities, companies) to see if there is a celebration in your area!
Run by renowned Michael Goodchild and self described as: "Spatial@ucsb is an innovative university-wide resource and research center at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Its mission is to facilitate the integration of spatial thinking into processes for learning and discovery in the natural, social, and behavioral sciences, to promote excellence in engineering and applied sciences, and to enhance creativity in the arts and humanities."
Self described as: "A Very Spatial Podcast is your weekly source for information on Geography and geospatial technologies. Geography touches most things we do everyday, but we rarely even think of it. This podcast seeks to point out how it is filtering into our digital lives and daily lives." Good stuff!