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2017 Student Chapter Award Winners

Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brook Pritchett

AIS is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 Student Chapter Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement among student chapters of the association.

The University of Alabama has been named the AIS Student Chapter of the Year. This is the highest award given to a student chapter that has demonstrated an exceptional, well-rounded, and organized program.
 
Additionally, the University of Georgia and Brigham Young University have been named Distinguished Chapters by the association for excelling in professional development, membership, careers in IS, community service, fundraising, and communications.
 
The Outstanding Chapter Award is given to chapters who have shown excellence in at least three areas of chapter activities. Arizona State University has been named the 2017 Outstanding Student Chapter.

The Best New Chapter Award is given to the best chapter founded (or restarted) 15 months or less before the report due date. This year's Best New Chapter is awarded to the Rotterdam School of Management
 
The following chapters received individual awards in the following categories:


Outstanding Professional Development
Prince Sultan University
University of Montana
University of Southern Indiana
Northern Arizona University
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
 
Outstanding Membership Activities

University of Montana
 
Outstanding "Careers In IS"

University of Colorado Denver
Prince Sultan University
University of Arkansas
 
Outstanding Community Service
Prince Sultan University
 
Outstanding Fundraising
University of Gdansk
University of Southern Indiana
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michigan State University
 
Each year AIS Student Chapters are required to submit an annual report to maintain good standing and communicate the good work of the chapter from the past year. The award recipients are determined by a committee of volunteers who meticulously screened each chapter report.  


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