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IST Professor Vicki Hanson Recognized for

IST Professor Vicki Hanson Recognized for "Outstanding Contributions to Accessibility and Computing"

September 10th, 2014

By Scott Bureau

Rochester Institute of Technology Distinguished Professor Vicki Hanson has been awarded the 2014 Association for Computing Machinery SIGACCESS Outstanding Contributions Award.

Hanson was recognized for her career-long work on issues of inclusion for people with disabilities, including the development of award-winning applications and software that support old...

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IST Students Connect with Students in Croatia

IST Students Connect with Students in Croatia

September 4th, 2014

On Wednesday, August 27, 2014 the IST Department freshmen and transfer students connected with students at the RIT campuses in Croatia using a service called "BlueJeans". IST Department Chair Steve Zilora led discussions between the students in Zagreb and Dubrovnik and the students in Rochester. Ivana Silic is a Recruitment and Enrollment Manager at the Rochester Institute of Technolo...

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IST Professor Jim Leone Recognized by ABET

IST Professor Jim Leone Recognized by ABET

August 15th, 2014

Congratulations to IST Professor Jim Leone who has been recognized by ABET for his extraordinary efforts during the past many years in regards to reviewing individual applied science programs. David Cordes, the current Computing Accreditation Commission Chairman (CAC), states, “His efforts have been integral to the success of the commission.” The accreditation actions taken serve to i...

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Brian Tomaszewski and Jules Mupenzi attend Esri User Conference in San Diego

Brian Tomaszewski and Jules Mupenzi attend Esri User Conference in San Diego

August 5th, 2014

Dr. Brian Tomaszewski and MS IST student Jules Maurice Mupenzi recently attended the Esri User Conference in San Diego. The Esri User Conference is the world's largest conference focused on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology, drawing over 15,000 people from around the world. Jules received a prestigious student conference assistantship from Esri to attend the conference and Dr. Tom...

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