Market Watch, part of the Wall Street Journal’s digital network, ran a press release from Computerworld on the Global Information Technology Awards for individuals and organizations that use information technology to benefit society. Pace Professor Jean Coppola, from the Seidenberg School for Computer Science and Information Systems, was honored for her work teaching technology to older adults.
From the press release:
Computerworld Honors Program, honoring visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change, has selected 200 Laureates for 2012. These individuals will be commemorated during the Annual Laureates Medal Ceremony & Gala Awards Evening on June 4, 2012 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
For over two decades, The Computerworld Honors Program has recognized individuals and organizations who create and use information technology to promote and advance public welfare, contribute to the greater good of society and change the world for the better. The 2012 award categories are:
— Digital Access
— Economic Development
— Emerging Technology
— Human Services
— Safety & Security
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