The 2013 National Conference of Gamma Nu Eta, the National Information Technology Honor Society, was hosted by IIT’s School of Applied Technology on April 5th through the 7th. Industry Professor of Information Technology and Management Ray Trygstad is the Chair of the ΓNH National Board of Directors and the Adviser of IIT’s Beta Chapter. IIT Beta Chapter’s Charter President, Madeleine England–who now serves as the Chapter Administrator–and Beta Chapter President Bill Wesselman are also members of the National Board of Gamma Nu Eta. During the meeting, Bill Wesselman inducted Dr. Gregory N. Hughes, founder of the information technology degree program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, as a Professional Member of IIT’s Beta Chapter of Gamma Nu Eta. Prior to his appointment as the first Vice Provost for Information Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Dr. Hughes had a distinguished career as a senior executive at AT&T/Lucent Technologies, and as President of AT&T’s Transmission Systems Business he received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award from President George Bush.
Congratulations to the Information Technology and Management Organization (aka ITMO) for placing third–really second; ask an ITMO member to explain why–in the IIT Pumpkin Launch! You can now see the photos on Facebook…
Freshly updated: the list of Chicago area information technology associations maintained as part of the Information Technology Resource Portal provided by IIT’s Information Technology and Management degree programs. See the list at http://www.itm.iit.edu/resources/itassociations.php
Several Information Technology and Management students have been working hard behind the scenes to form an IIT Student Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP).
An organizational meeting will be held in Perlstein room 108 at 12:45pm on Tuesday, November 15th. This organizational meeting scheduled for Nov. 15 was postponed to a later date due to scheduling conflicts.
AITP is the leading worldwide society of information technology business professionals and the community of knowledge for the current and next generation of leaders.Â The mission of AITP is to serve members by delivering relevant technology and leadership education, research and information on current business and technology issues, and forums for networking and collaboration. There are over 200 student chapters in AITP, and theÂ AITP National Collegiate Conference is an annual premier event for IT/IS college & university students all over the country.
ITM undergraduates Jimyong â€œJasonâ€ Choe, Deepu Kumar and Tim Cuthill are the moving force behind this effort and if you have questions, please contact them by email, or just come to the meeting on the 15th.