University of Southern Indiana

Student Organizations

Association for Computing Machinery
USI Chapter of ACMThe Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) brings together computing educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources, and address the field's challenges. As the world’s largest computing society and the provider of the Turing award, ACM strengthens the profession's collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life‐long learning, career development, and professional networking.

The ACM Student Chapter provides unique opportunities for networking, mentoring and bonding over common interests. It provides support both within the student community and to local communities outside the institution. ACM at USI invites all computer enthusiasts to come join our chapter. In addition, we love collaborative work and invite all who feel they can contribute (any skill set: art, design, business, management, engineering, science, Math, and others).

Meetings: Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in BE0005 (free pizzas, video/console games, and more)
2017-2018 Student President: Lane Shirel
Faculty advisor: Dr. Srishti Srivastava, assistant professor of computer science

Association of Information Technology Professionals
The purpose of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) is to develop a better understanding of information systems, study technical methods and improvements, learn about information technology hardware/software, practice sound data principles of information development and understand the vital role of information in management. 

A team of our technology majors traditionally compete at the annual AITP Conference.

Membership is open to all full-time students of any major. Activities include regular meetings, guest speakers, tours of local businesses, informal parties, and special projects.

Mission

  • To offer opportunities for Information Technology leadership and education through partnerships with industry, government, and academia.
  • To provide quality IT related education and information on relevant IT issues.

Vision

  • AITP will be recognized as the Information Technology Professionals organization of choice for providing leadership opportunities, professional development, and personal growth.

Benefits include:

  • Networking opportunities with peers via National and Chapter events;
  • Knowledge exchanged through IT repository and discussion form;
  • Tour local industry MIS and CIS facilities; and
  • Opportunities to learn about local businesses and their particular hiring practices.

AITP model curriculum develops professionals:

  • a broad business and real world perspective
  • interpersonal communication and team skills
  • strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • design and implement IT solutions that enhance organizational performance

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