Dr. Christelle Scharff received funding to attend and present at a workshop on Computer Science for Global Development

Christelle ScharffChristelle Scharff, PhD, participated in the Workshop on Computer Science for Global Development where she delivered a paper on “Mobile Technology for Global Development in Africa: Current and Future Initiatives in Senegal.” The goal of the workshop, which was held in Berkeley, California in August, was to discuss the role of computer science research in addressing the challenges of sustainable global development and to build a community of interested researchers in the field. The Computing Community Consortium, the sponsoring organization, funded her attendance. Continue reading “Dr. Christelle Scharff received funding to attend and present at a workshop on Computer Science for Global Development”

Anastasia “Staci” Burke, MS/CS’10, awarded scholarship to attend the 2009 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Anastasia BurkeAnastasia “Staci” Burke, MS/IS ’10, received an all expense paid scholarship to attend this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing to be held in Tucson, Arizona beginning September 30. “Creating Technology for Social Good” is the theme of this year’s gathering. Continue reading “Anastasia “Staci” Burke, MS/CS’10, awarded scholarship to attend the 2009 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing”

Dr. Stuart Varden to be named an Association of Information Technology Professionals/Education Special Interest Group (AITP-EDSIG) Fellow

Dr. Stuart VardenStuart Varden, EdD, was recently named a Fellow of the Association of Information Technology Professionals/Education Special Interest Group (AITP/EDSIG). This is the first year that the honor is being conferred and is in recognition of his “sustained, long-term, meaningful and effective support of AITP/EDSIG in its ongoing mission to improve IS education, help IS students, and foster the careers of IS faculty.” The honor will be formally conferred at a special ceremony to be held in Washington, DC in early November. Continue reading “Dr. Stuart Varden to be named an Association of Information Technology Professionals/Education Special Interest Group (AITP-EDSIG) Fellow”