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UCM CIS Students Place First in National Competition

Contact: Mike Greife

AITP trophy

WARRENSBURG, MO (July 5, 2016) - Two University of Central Missouri students claimed first place in national competition at the 2016 Association of Information Technology Professionals National Collegiate Conference and Career Fair in Chicago.

Christian Chane Harris and Levi Smith claim first place in the Visual Studio.NET Developer category. UCM student Josh Forbis also claimed honorable mention in Security in the same competition.

The UCM students were among the more than 450 students and 66 faculty in attendance. In addition to the skill competition, the conference offered career exploration and opportunities to network with educators, students and professionals from across the country. Discussion focused on techinical advances and expertise, as well as the tough choices and issues facing CIS professional around the world.

The Spring 2017 conference is planned for St. Louis, Mo.

Founded in 1951 as NMAAand later known as DPMA, the name Association of Information Technology Professionals, AITP, was adopted in 1996. In individual chapters and as a national association, AITP seeks to advance the information technology profession through professional development, support of IT education, and national policies on IT that improve society as a whole.