Computer Information Technology Program Recognized by Computerworld as a 2011 Honors Laureate
June 20, 2011 Laureate Medal Ceremony & Gala Awards Evening
The Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville (Computer Information Technology Program) Recognized by ComputerWorld as a 2011 Honors Laureate
April 21, 2011 – IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program today announces the Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville’s Computer Information Technology program as a 2011 Laureate. The annual award program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change.
“The number and quality of nominations this year were very inspiring and demonstrate how valuable IT is to community change,” said John Amato, Publisher, Computerworld. “Computerworld is very proud to name the 2011 class of Laureates and showcase their initiatives benefiting society through innovation uses of IT.”
“The Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville under the Tennessee Board of Regents is committed to delivering a quality education and serving the public. In today’s world information technology plays a key role in education and career development. With the many educational programs the TTCs deliver; the CIT program and the IT department at TTC Shelbyville under Steve Mallard’s leadership maintain a state of art learning environment while assisting non-profit organizations and government offices in the community. Being named a Laureate by Computerworld is an honor for institution.” Ivan Jones Director TTC Shelbyville
The Computerworld Honors awards will be presented at the Annual Laureates Medal Ceremony & Gala Awards on June 20, 2011 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
ABout Computerworld Honors Program
Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, The Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation. Computerworld Honors is the longest running global program to honor individuals and organizations that use information technology to promote positive social, economic and educational change. Additional information about the progam and Global Archive of past Laureate case studies and oral histories of Leadership Award recipients can be found at the Computerworld Honors website ( http://events.computerworld.com/Honors2011 )
The Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville is one of 47 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system is comprised of six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-seven technology centers.
Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results. Computerworld’s award-winning Web site (http://computerworld.com ), bi-weekly publication, focused conference series and custom research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+) edition global IT media network. In the past five years alone, Computerworld has won more than 100 awards, including Magizine of the Year by American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) awards in 2010, the 2009 Best Blog from the Neal awards, and 2006 Best Overall Web Publication from ASBPE. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.5 million uniques, monthly visitors (comScore Media Metrix, August 2010). Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events, and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.
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