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Campus Director Randy Atwater

Director of Education Cynthia Ryan

Information Technology Newsletter V O L U M E

IT Program Manager Foster A. Scotland

8/5/2013 Mini Term Starts 9/2/2013 Labor Day

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What’s Going on This Summer?

Important Dates 7/27/2013 LRC Renovation

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What better way to meet Information Technology Professionals and network, than being a part of the Information Technology Club?

Guess who’s getting an Honor Society?

WE ARE! In 2001, Mr. Scotland was not only a member of the National Technical Honor Society, he was the Vice President. He graduated from Tampa Technical Institute Summa Cum Laude The SWFC Information Technology Club serves as a with a 3.89 GPA. On July 19, 2013 Mr. Scotland place where all students at SWFC who have an interest charted the Southwest Florida College Tampa in IT — not just computing students — gather to discuss Chapter of the National Technical Honor Societopic of professional interest, exchange experiences they ty. have gathered at their workplace, and review the current development in the global IT job market. What is the mission of the NTHS? To honor student achievement and leadership, promote educational excellence, award scholarships, and What’s in it for you? enhance career opportunities for the NTHS membership.  Enhance Your Classroom Knowledge

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Understand Current Trends in IT Certification Mentoring and Workshops Promote New Technology Awareness Seminars Led by Industry Professionals Assist Members in Defining Career Paths And MUCH MORE!

Have suggestions for a workshop? Email them to Mr. Scotland at fscotland@swfc.edu .

Who can join? Student candidates must meet national and local membership standards and should be persons who have demonstrated scholastic achievement, skill development, leadership, honesty, responsibility, and good character. For more information visit www.nths.org .

The Learning Resource Center The Learning Resource Center is a place where students should be able to coral and study together or work on group projects. This Saturday, July 27, 2013 on the Tampa Campus the IT Club will be renovating the LRC to provide more space for its

intended purpose. We will be relocating the computers from the center of the room and placing them along the wall. There will be four pods of four placed where the computers were and the printer will be located to the far right side of the room.

We are asking all who can come out and participate to meet us there at 9:00am sharp. We anticipate the entire renovation to be complete by 12:00pm. Mr. Scotland will provide donuts and coffee to start your day. We look forward to seeing you!


SWFC Tampa Campus Summer 2013 Newsletter