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Information Systems Association student chapter wins IS award

The Association for Information Systems (AIS) recognized the Information Systems Association Student Chapter of University of Colorado Denver’s Business School with the Outstanding Careers in Information Systems award, one of the association’s annual awards honoring the accomplishments of the best AIS student chapters worldwide. The awards will be presented at the International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS), in Dublin Ireland on December 11, 2016.

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The outstanding careers in Information Systems award is given to a student chapter that successfully promotes the study or practice of information systems to high school students, or current students in their home institution, or worldwide. This is third consecutive year ISA has bagged outstanding awards from the Association for Information Systems. The club is currently advised by Professor Jiban Khuntia, faculty of Information Systems at the Business School. The club is supported by the Center for Information Technology Innovation, and the Office of Student Life of CU Denver. Current president of the chapter is Nicholas Pauly and vice president is Marsel Samgunov.

“AIS takes immense pride in recognizing the distinguished scholars who make up our community, and ultimately, contribute to the success of the field,” said AIS Vice President of Student Chapters James Parrish. “As such, I wanted to take this opportunity to congratulate University of Colorado Denver’s student chapter as well as the student leaders involved.”

AIS Student Chapters began in 2008 with a two-fold mission to support information systems students in attaining their career goals and help universities provide greater visibility to grow the major on campus. The annual awards recognize the ‘best of the best’ from the nearly 70 chapters worldwide.

The Association for Information Systems, founded in 1994, is a professional organization that serves as the premier global organization for academics, students and professionals specializing in Information Systems. For more information about AIS or to become a member, please visit www.aisnet.org.