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2014 School of Computing hosts annual honors and awards ceremony

April 2014

2014 awards

The School of Computing hosted its annual Honors and Awards Ceremony Friday, April 4th, 2014. Students in undergraduate, graduate, masters, and Ph.D. programs received awards for outstanding, excellent, and diligent work, leadership, and service in areas of Computing, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Graduate Teaching, Digital Production Arts, and Human-Centered Computing.

The Undergraduate Affairs Committee nominated undergraduate students for honors and awards on the criteria of GPA and credit hours completed, while the School of Computing faculty nominated graduate students for awards in masters and Ph.D. programs. The School of Computing faculty voted on final award recipients in early February. Students received plaques and monetary awards to honor their accomplishments.

Honors and Awards included:  Outstanding Sophomore:Brett George, Outstanding Junior:Brendan Fletcher, Outstanding Senior in Computer Science:Jason Anderson, Cullinet Software Award for Outstanding Senior in Computer Information Systems:Joshua Groppe, Dupont Best Undergraduate Project in Computing: Chris Corsi and Emmanuel John, Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant:Chad Waters, Outstanding Masters Student in Digital Production Arts:Kevin Kacey Coley, Outstanding Masters Student in Computer Science:Austen Hayes, Outstanding Ph.D. Student in Computer Science:Lauren Dukes and Yihua Ding, and Outstanding Ph.D. student in Human-Centered Computing:Joshua Ekandem.