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Scholarship Spotlight: IS&T’s JumpStart Scholarship | College of Information Science & Technology

The College of Information Science & Technology understands that life circumstances and financial needs continue to shift during these unprecedented times in our world. In response, the CIST JumpStart Scholarship was created to encourage new CIST graduate applicants to achieve their academic and professional goals. This scholarship is a one-time award (not recurring) for the first enrolled term in a CIST graduate degree program. Scholarships are limited by the funds available and will be awarded to students who are enrolled on a first-come-first serve basis.

Eligibility & Scholarship Amount

To be eligible for the Jump Start Scholarship, you must meet

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Over the Moon: Brian Hawkins Launches into NASA | College of Information Science & Technology

When Brian Hawkins, a computer science graduate student, saw an internship posting for working on a general user interface at NASA – he knew he had to go for it. With thousands of opportunities at NASA for the summer, he was confident he stood a fighting chance.

“Honestly, it was a long shot. But I figured I might as well take it and see what comes back from it,” Hawkins says. “I knew I could at least hold a conversation [on the subject.] It seemed like a good fit.”

While it was a bit of a waiting game, his

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Moving forward: College of Technology implements coronavirus precautions – News – Morning Sun

Note: This is the third in a series of stories that is exploring the ways in which Pittsburg State University has been preparing all summer for the fall semester in an effort to be as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. Future stories will focus on specific aspects of campus life, including academics in each of the university’s four colleges, recreation, student health, and more.

Each week this summer, College of Technology Dean Robert Frisbee, his five department chairs, and other stakeholders have met virtually to share best practices and brainstorm solutions for classroom safety at one of the

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Technology for diplomacy – College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate puts his degree to work for the State Department

Published on May 28, 2020

You might expect Geoff Palcher ’08 to have a degree in information technology.

He has helped the U.S. State Department evolve its mobile technology to more modern
systems, and he’s shown foreign service officers how to use technology to conduct
diplomacy more effectively. When unrest in northern Africa forced the United States
to evacuate two embassies (Egypt in 2013, Libya in 2014), Palcher was the tech guru
who kept the displaced diplomats connected.

“When there were real lives involved, and there was a physical threat

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The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology recognizes reappointments and promotions | News And Information

Numerous Oklahoma State University personnel actions were approved during the OSU/A&M
Board of Regents meeting on Friday, July 19th, including multiple from the College
of Engineering, Architecture and Technology.  

Honorary Title:

Moh’d Bilbeisi
School of Architecture
Promotion to the honorary title of Regents Professor 

Kelvin Wang
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Promotion to the honorary title of Regents Professor 


Rob Agnew
Division of Engineering Technology
Promotion from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure

Christian Bach
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Promotion from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure

Baski Balasundaram
School of Industrial Engineering and

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