Congratulations to three IIT students who have been selected to receive the 2013 Fifty For The Future® Award from the Illinois Technology Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development of the technology talent pipeline in the State of Illinois.
First-year Information and Technology Management (ITM) undergraduate, Eric Tendian, was nominated by ITM Adjunct Industry Professor, Bill Slater. ITM undergraduate Zeina Abdul Samad was nominated by ITM Industry Professor Ray Trygstad. The third recipient is Computer Science graduate student, Scott Krieder.
Each student, as well as the faculty member who provided the nominations, will receive a $1000 scholarship to Directions Training’s extensive catalog of offerings.
The Fifty For The Future® Celebration is attended by information technology executives, industry leaders, judges, Foundation sponsors and other supporters of the technology industry. The students will receive their awards at the 7th Annual Celebration event on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at the Chicago Cultural Center.