Dear Academy Members Our 2012-2013 Arkansas Academy of Computing year is underway and there is already a lot of activity on which to report. Over the last two years under Dan Phillips’ leadership your Academy has grown to over 100 members and has begun to make a significant contribution to technical education in Arkansas. As
Introduction The Arkansas Academy of Computing held its first annual strategic planning session this year on March 15 in a retreat format in Gilbert, Arkansas. While most of you might not think of Gilbert as the first place to go for a retreat, John Chamberlin we gracious enough to let us use his house there
The demand for tech talent has gotten so fierce that companies are now recruiting software developers from about a dozen countries including Egypt, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. The war for tech talent heats up – The CIO Report – WSJ.
WSJ: Two of the best elevator pitches I’ve heard in the past year came from two girls in Middle School. Last week they attended the first TechGirlz Entrepreneur Summer Camp in Philadelphia. The camp took girls from the ages of 11 to 16 from generating business ideas to presenting a prototype and a business plan.
Different strategies tailored to developed and developing markets will be key to attracting young women to careers in technology New York, 26 April 2012 – Global leaders from the US, Europe, Africa and Asia joined together today to debate and define a roadmap that will help break down barriers and overturn outmoded attitudes in a bid
The Arkansas Academy of Computing held its 7th Annual Induction Banquet and Business meeting on April 27 & 28, 2012. The 2012 Academy Inductees are: Cindy Ashcraft Kim Clower Gary Dowdy Rex Eads Charles Howland B. Eugene Jones Jeff Stalnaker Peggy Wilcox Lang Zimmerman
The Arkansas Academy of Computing is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011-2012 scholarship awards. UA – Fayetteville Computer Science & Computer Engineering Department: Thomas Bartlett is a computer science major from Diamond Bar, California. He is married with two sons. His academic interest includes database, mobile devices and embedded systems. His outside interests
The Arkansas Academy of Computing held its sixth annual banquet April 15, 2011 in Fayetteville, Arkansas and inducted the following individuals: Tracy Black – J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Kent Burnett (2006) – Dillards Gary Cooper – Tyson Matt Dozier – EAST Initiative Ken Mangold – J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Joseph McDoniel – Systematics