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 SRU Computer Science Honorary Inducts 17 New Members 

 

SPOTLIGHT

7/21/2003 

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail: karl.schwab@sru.edu

NATIONAL COMPUTER SCIENCE HONORARY AT SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY INDUCTS 17AS INTEREST IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEGREE EXPANDS

          SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Seventeen Slippery Rock University students have been inducted intoUpsilon Pi Epsilon, the national computer science honorary society. The honor society salutes both student leadership and scholarship.

          Dr. Deborah Whitfield, computer science professor and adviser to the honorary, notes that the organization’s numbers are increasing in large part due to the recent addition of an information technology degree. Currently more than 300 SRU students are majoring in the department.

Inducted were:

Joshua Benedict              Grove City              Information Technology      

Mohamed (Shafraz) Braundeen              Sri Lanka              Information Technology

Brian Creasy              Pittsburgh              Information Technology                              

Kathleen Crawford              Coraopolis              Information Technology                              

Ken Goyak              Everson              Information Technology                              

Gordon Greenawalt              Greensburg              Information Technology

William Kammermeier              Pittsburgh              Information Technology                              

Gihanth Keenagahapitiya            Sri Lanka              Computer Science      

Jodie Kopp              Slippery Rock              Information Technology                    

John Lint              Dickerson Run              Information Technology                    

Adnan Mahmood              Pakistan              Computer Science

Doug Mason              Butler              Information Technology and Info Sys/Communication

Greg Ochaba              Prospect              Information Technology

Kimberly Orr              Emlenton              Computer Science                              

Dilsara Pathirana              Piscataway, N.J.              Computer Science, 

Suneth Rusinghe              Sri Lanka               Computer Science

Albert Saussol              McDonald              Information Technology and Info Sys/Marketing

Jennifer White              Cleveland, Ohio              Information Technology

PN, WPN, PR, S                                   

 

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