2014 Region 5 NCC Student Chapter Grant Winners Announced
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Posted by: Dick Boenisch, Region 5 NCC Grant Committee Chair
The 2014 AITP
National Collegiate Conference (NCC) will be held in Atlanta, GA this year, "Your IT Future in the ATL:
America's Technology Leader of the South". Region 5 provides grants to Region 5 student
chapters to help defray the costs of participating in the NCC.
There were 7 entries received for this year's Region 5 grant. The Region 5
Board of Directors approved three grants of $250 each to be awarded for use in
attending the 19th annual conference.
The entries were evaluated on:
- completeness of
funding request and updated information on chapter officers and faculty
advisor(s) with email addresses posted to the chapter’s web page on www.aitp.org.
- student chapter
activities/accomplishments through the previous year
- number of
students that will be attending the NCC
- number of
competitions and number of teams that the chapter will be entering in the
undertaken by the student chapters to obtain the funds to cover the costs to
- description of
how the funds would be utilized if awarded
The winners are,
in no particular order:
student chapters who submitted applications were:
We want to thank
all the student chapters for participating in the grant process this year. The
applications for the NCC Grant tally 62 students planning to attend the NCC.
Our student chapters boast some of the best and brightest and have had several
contest winners. We anxiously await the results of this year's competitions and wish the best of luck to all our students and teams.
This year's NCC Grant Selection Committee consisted of Brian Runyon, Twin
City Chapter (Bloomington / Normal, IL); Kim Winter, Northeastern Wisconsin
Chapter (Green Bay, WI); and Richard (Dick) Boenisch, Sheboygan Chapter
(Sheboygan, WI) also the chairperson.
Region 5 represents 12 professional, 1 satellite, and 43 student chapters of
the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) in Illinois,
Indiana, Michigan, the St. Louis Metro area of Missouri, Northern Kentucky,
Eastern Iowa and Wisconsin. Region 5
provides a vehicle for the exchange of information among chapters in the
Region. It provides guidance for successful chapter management. The Region also
provides educational and networking opportunities for its members.