President’s Letter January, 2019 The Academy of Computing had a very successful Induction Banquet at the Fayetteville Country Club on November 2, 2018 and Business Meeting at University of Arkansas on November 3 of 2018. Our 2017-2018 President John Chamberlin was our Emcee for the night and our distinguished guest speaker, Jeff Amerine, Founding Principal
Scholarships 2017 Wow! The 2017 Scholarship Drive raised over $15,500, thanks to your generosity. The perpetual endowments set up by members in the names of the companies that were important in their careers – currently, Systematics/AIS/FIS, Acxiom and Arkansas Systems/Euronet – contribute another $3,000 annually for scholarships. With an additional $3,000 from the Academy’s general
In this update: * Save the date, AAoC Annual Banquet and Meeting is 10/28 & 10/29 in Fayetteville * Nominations for new members ends 7/31 * FIS Accelerator – Academy members help drive entrepreneurship and business growth in our state * Dues – A list of who has paid for 2016 SAVE THE
Dear Academy Member, In this update: Save the date, 2016 Annual Banquet and Business Meeting Membership dues Call for membership nominations Update on Computer Science Initiative Open AAoC positions (we need a few volunteers) Save the Date The 2016 Academy Annual Banquet and Business Meeting is tentatively set for October 28 and 29. This
President’s Letter – December 31, 2015 Dear Academy Member, In this update, I would like to share the successes we have had this year as an organization making a difference in computing for the State of Arkansas. Scholarships If you have not already made your contribution to our general scholarship fund or to your public
President’s Letter – September 2015 Dear Academy Member, We have four important updates in this newsletter, a couple with action required if you plan to attend the events: 1) Annual Dinner, New Member Induction and Business Meeting 2) Academy member, Dona Bailey, will speak at the Venture Center for the series Code-IT 3) U of
AAoC President’s Newsletter – May 2015Dear Arkansas Academy of Computing Members, On behalf of the Executive Committee, I am pleased to provide our membership an update on the following:* Governor’s Task Force on Computer Science / Input Needed* Save the Date! October 9th & 10th is our annual meeting in Little Rock* Call for Membership Nominees – Due June 15* UALR signs MOU
Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced the members of the Computer Science Task Force. The purpose of the Task Force will be: to research and recommend computer science and technology courses and standards; study the computer science and technology needs of the state; recommend strategies to meet the anticipated computer science and technology workforce needs of the state.
Presidents Newsletter – March 2015 Dear Arkansas Academy of Computing Members, On behalf of the Executive Committee, I am pleased to provide our membership an update on the following: * Save the Date! October 9th & 10th is our annual meeting in Little Rock * Call for Membership Nominees * Computer Science Summit to be
Dear Academy Members – With the help of our Executive Committee, the Arkansas Academy of Computing has a number of important initiatives underway – all of which are aimed at making a difference in computing and information technology within our state. A couple of these efforts impact our Annual Meeting so please read below. In this
Dear Academy Members – The Annual Banquet and Business Meeting this year was, once again, exceptional. During the banquet we inducted seven people into the Academy. French Hill, CEO Delta Trust and Bank, gave a great presentation on the economy of Arkansas juxtaposed to our historical strengths and new opportunities as a more diverse state.
2014 Annual Induction Banquet The Arkansas Academy of Computing 9th Annual Induction Banquet was held on April 4, 2014 at the Springdale Country Club and hosted by Collins Andrews. The Academy inducted seven new members for their contribution to the computing industry and the State of Arkansas. The new members are: Danielle Bunton Berry *,
Summary and Conclusion On March 11, 2014, several members of the Executive Committee and other invited guests participated in a daylong session regarding the future of the Academy. The meeting was hosted on the Arkansas Tech University campus and facilitated by Catherine Lowry. SUMMARY Our primary responsibility is to recognize individuals for their computing contributions
Greetings! We are getting closer to our annual Arkansas Academy of Computing Banquet and Annual Meeting. (http://araoc.org/2013-annual-induction-banquet/) This year the Banquet will be held in Springdale on Friday evening April 4 and the Annual Meeting will be Saturday morning April 5 in Fayetteville. This promises to be another great event and we have lined up
The Arkansas Academy of Computing is pleased to announce the results of its 2014-15 scholarship fundraising campaign. Thanks to the generous participation of its membership, the Academy raised $25,000 for scholarships! Based on historic giving practices, the Academy will award 50 – $500 scholarships in the upcoming school year. The allocation of the scholarship money
Greetings! I hope this letter finds you well and preparing for an enjoyable holiday season. We have a number of new and exciting developments with your Academy that are highlighted in this letter. Again, hopefully you will notice more content changes on the website, this time with the picture banner featuring some of last year’s
Originally published at UAPBnews.wordpress.com PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Scientific discovery today depends as never before upon ease of access to data, associated sophisticated tools and applications to enable research and education. Researchers who once worked in local, isolated laboratories now collaborate routinely and on a global scale. Specialized instruments that were spread across multiple locations
East Initiative Harrisburg Middle School – Tech for the Ages “Tech for the Ages” will teach computer skills to multiple generations. EAST students will focus on helping learners develop skills that are necessary for both the 21st century and project based learning activities. EAST students will work with upcoming 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students; a variety
Greetings! Hopefully you noticed another change in the look of our website (http://araoc.org/) as we are now featuring the results of outstanding summer work by some Arkansas universities. More is going on in the state than we have featured here, but the articles and pictures call attention to the summer STEM-related programs conducted at the
MSIT’13 at UCA The sixth annual Mathematics Science and Information Technology Academy, known as MSIT Academy at the University of Central Arkansas, was held during the week of July 15-19, 2013 in the Department of Mathematics at UCA. Participating in the academy were thirteen high school students from Benton, Conway, Rogers, Little Rock, and Vilonia.