Upcoming Fall 2014 Events
Career Day

Sept 17,
CIS Building Lobby - 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Wilmington Area IT Professional Breakfast Panel

Sept 24,
Special Location:
tekMountain @ CastleBranch
7:30 to 9:15 a.m.

Keeping your and your team's IT Skills leading edge. +
Tour of tekMountain

Employer Visits at RTP

October 3,
Campus Visits to firms in RTP,
Fidelity Investments, MetLife.

Reservation info coming.

IS/IT and MS CSIS Advisory Board Meeting

October 22
5 to 7:30 pm
Madeine Suite

Wilmington Area IT Professional Breakfast Panel

November 12
Special Location: Center for Innovation and Entreprenuership- 7:30 to 9:15 a.m.

Topic: TBD

Employer Appreciation / Feedback Breakfast

December 4
Madeline Suite
8 to 10 a.m.

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Information Systems / MS CSIS Advisory Board

IS/CS Advisory Board Advisory Board Members

Advisory Board


The Information Systems and Master of Computer Science Information System (MS CSIS) Advisory Board works to improve the quality of our graduates in order that they are sought by employers.

The board currently is comprised of 25 executives of the business community from the Information Technology professional fields.

Mission

The IS / MS CSIS Advisory Board works to improve the quality of the undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition, the board provides for the exchange of emerging issues of concern to Information Technology professionals in the UNCW service area and increases faculty awareness of current trends in industry.

Outstanding Adv Board Members

Dale Francum (Standing in for Kelli Davis), Tammy Jackson,
Mike Orr (Advisory Board Steering Member), and Gus Grosch

Outstanding Achievement Awards

We wish to thank the following advisory board members for their years of service and outstanding efforts on behalf of our students: Dale Francum (Standing in for Kelli Davis - Castle Branch; Gus Grosch- Progress Energy and Tammy Jackson - PPD.

Advisory Board Goals

Increase the quality of our undergraduate and graduate students by:
  1. Enhancing opportunities for internships between industry and IS and MS CSIS
  2. Periodically reviewing the current undergraduate and graduate curriculum to insure relevance and currency to the business community needs
  3. Encouraging presentations by business professionals in the classroom
  4. Providing a conduit for our students to meet industry professionals
  5. Increasing student participation in real world projects with industry and faculty guidance
  1. Increase the value of membership for our corporate members by:
    1. Providing access to our best students for internships and employment
    2. Being a conduit for the Wilmington Information Technology and Operations Management community to share best practices
    3. Encouraging special interest groups that meet between meetings
    4. Continually review and disseminate the list of current job skills and technologies needed by employers
  2. Ensure faculty obtains practical awareness of technology environments, changes, and growth:
    1. Increasing tours of local facilities
    2. Developing research opportunities and/or summer faculty internships with industry
    3. Building a process to share industry expertise with faculty and likewise faculty expertise with local industry
  3. Act as a conduit for the Wilmington area Information Technology community by:
    1. Coordinate events to bring the Wilmington IT professionals together
    2. Provide a means for local IT professionals to share ideas
    3. Actively recruit smaller and entrepreneur IT professionals in the UNCW service area

Advisory Board Steering Committee Members

Michael Duncan Sage Island
Todd Hawthorne VMware
Mike Orr IBM
Leslie Servicky PPD Inc
  
Tom Janicki MIS Faculty
Advisory Board Coordinator

Advisory Board Members at Large

Keith Holden ATMC
Melissa Watson Cape Fear Community College
Scotty Williams Cape Fear Community College
   
Kelli Davis Castle Branch
Dale Francum Castle Branch
Jenny Hofler Credit- Suisse
Mike Palumbo Credit- Suisse
   
Wendy Crumpton Corning Inc.
Shawn Chivers Corning Inc.
Kevin Parker Corning Inc.
Mike Wade EMC
   
Julia Hentila Fidelity Investments;
Mark Benjamin GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
Scott Hamrick GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
Leslie Chaney New Hanover County
   
Joe Norris New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Tamara Jackson PPD Inc.
Jeff King SpecialtySoft
Charles Laymon StepQuest Inc.
   
Jeff Beard Tritech
Leah Kraus UNCW ITSD
Albert Steed Velocity Solutions

Business Reception - Steering Committe Members

Advisory Board Coordinator:

Tom Janicki [ janickit AT uncw DOT edu ]
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