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October 8, 2003

ULM Association for Information Technology Professionals Student Chapter Earns National Recognition for Fifth Consecutive Year

ULM's student chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) recently earned the Student Chapter Outstanding Performance Award from the National AITP organization. The ULM chapter has earned this award for the last five years. This year, only 6 of the over 200 student chapters in the United States were recognized with this honor.

Selection of the award is based on membership, educational programs, participation in professional meetings and conferences, and service activities. Some of the activities of the ULM chapter include tours of information systems facilities in Vicksburg, Dallas, and Monroe, participation in the national and regional AITP conferences, hosting guest speakers, providing free tutoring for CIS classes, and participating in the adopt a highway program. In addition, the chapter has social events such as bowling night, movie night, and an annual crawfish boil.

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