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.
IIT′s Beta Chapter of Gamma Nu Eta, the National Information Technology Honor Society, was privileged to induct fourteen new members at their fall Induction Ceremony on Friday, September 14th. Newly inducted members include Benro Adeyemo, Sabae Aye, Adrian Cabrera, Xio Long Chen, Jason Choe, Jason Crawford, Mariusz Gladys, Robbie Parish, Indhi Powlette, Mulin Shen, Phillip Shriner, Tianjiao Sun, Carly Swanson and Kbrom Tewoldu. You can see more photos of the ceremony on the Gamma Nu Eta Facebook page. Congratulations to all these students for this recognition of their sustained superior academic performance!
Jeremy Hajek (BITM ’04, MITM ’07) has been appointed Industry Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management, assuming full-time faculty responsibilities. He has also been promoted to Systems Architect in the School of Applied Technology information technology organization; the SAT Computer Systems Managers at Main and Rice Campuses will report to him in this capacity.
Madeleine England (BITM ’11, MITM ’12) has been promoted to Program Manager for the Information Technology and Management degree programs from her previous part-time position as Program Coordinator, and has also been appointed Adjunct Industry Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management. She will also be assuming the responsibility of Director of Graduate Admissions for Information Technology and Management over the next few months.
IIT’s Professional Learning program has been working with Chicago Career Tech (CCT) to help educate and retrain unemployed people for technology related jobs. We recently received this encouraging email that IIT is making a difference.
Congratulations to IIT’s School of Applied Technology students for their award winning IPROs, student projects, and completion of final exams. We wish you a happy and safe holiday season and look forward to seeing you when classes begin on January 9th.
— C. Robert Carlson, Dean of IIT’s School of Applied Technology
IIT’s Beta Chapter of Gamma Nu Eta, the National Information Technology Honor Society, inducted fifteen new members on Friday, October 21st. Membership is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are invited to pledge based on their academic record and commitment to their studies and the profession.New members inducted include Mervyn Anthony, Mohamed Bouraze, Shivakumar Dorai, Maya Embar, Terence Fernandes, Stephen E. Felix, Joshua Hensley, Isioma Ijeh, Terrance Komperda, Ganesh Magal, Kostantinos Sekalias, Erfan Setork, Jason Shy, Michal Siuty, and William Wesselman. See the Gamma Nu Eta Beta Chapter website for more details.