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BITM Degree Earns ABET Accreditation, first in Illinois

September 14th, 2016 Comments off

cac-rgb-b-sThe Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET recently completed its assessment of the Bachelor of Information Technology and Management Program within the School of Applied Technology at Illinois Tech and has accredited the program. ITM is the first ABET-accredited Information Technology program in Illinois. Full details of the accreditation and the meaning for ITM undergrads is at  Our accreditation dates from October 2014. Thus, everyone who has received the Bachelor of Information Technology and Management (BITM) degree since December 2014 is now a graduate of an ABET-accredited program.

WGN Television Interviews ITM’s Ray Trygstad

December 19th, 2014 Comments off

Ray Trygstad, ITM Associate Chair, Director of IT and Industry Professor, appeared on WGN News on Thursday, December 18. Professor Trygstad was interviewed for a story on the Sony Pictures cyber attack and the precedent they set by pulling the movie “The Interview.”

See the video (Professor Trygstad appears at the 1:41 mark)

ITM Faculty and Staff Update…

July 5th, 2012 Comments off

Professor Jeremy HajekJeremy 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
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.

Congratulations to the 2012 grads – Connect on Facebook and Twitter

May 14th, 2012 Comments off

Facebook and Twitter accounts have been created to celebrate the 2012 IIT graduates. If you would like to post pictures or video, send a message, share stories, or celebrate the graduating class, please visit:
Twitter: use the hashtag #IITGrads2012

Chicago Area IT Associations

November 21st, 2011 Comments off

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

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ForenSecure12: Call for Participation

November 9th, 2011 Comments off

ForenSecure12 – IT Forensics & Security Conference & Expo  (Formerly NetSecure)
April 19 & 20, 2012
Illinois Institute of Technology – Wheaton, IL (Chicago Area)

We invite your participation as a sponsor/exhibitor, speaker, or attendee of ForenSecure™12: IT Forensics and Security Conference and Expo at Illinois Institute of Technology. This multi-track, technical conference attracts 200+ professionals for an intensive one- and a half-day schedule that includes discussion and debate over forensics, security, data/information
governance, cyber crime and security, ethical hacking, eDiscovery, cloud forensics, steganography, policy and compliance, privacy, wireless security, cloud computing, identity theft, and more. Read on for full details of how you can be a part of this event… Read more…

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Real-Time Communications Roundtable

November 9th, 2011 Comments off

Topic: Project Presentations and Demonstrations by IIT Students in
Real-Time Communications
Wednesday, November 30, 6:30-9:30 PM
Speakers: IIT Students and Mentors

You are invited to join us for presentations, demonstrations and poster sessions about the Real-Time Communications projects created by students in the VoIP and Data-Communications courses of IIT’s School of Applied Technology. Click “Read more…” to see the full agenda and registration details… Read more…

Alumni Start-Ups

October 5th, 2011 Comments off

Recent graduates of IIT’s Master of Information Technology and Management degree have created a raft of start-ups:

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