UW-Stout News Story

Student team takes first in national information technology contest

April 9, 2012

A team of UW-Stout students earned a first place and brought home other awards at the recent Association of Information Technology Professionals National Collegiate Conference held in San Antonio.

Cody Lewandowski, of Fall Creek, and Adamme Kearney, of Fall Creek, led the way by winning the Network Design contest, which drew 57 teams. Another UW-Stout team, Casey Shields, of Washburn, and Brandon Cross, of Elkhorn, took second in the same event.

The teams of Lewandowski-Kearney and Shields-Cross took third and honorable mention, respectively in the Microsoft Office Solutions competition, which had 97 teams. Lewandowski and Kearney also took an honorable mention in Security Scenarios.

“It felt so good to hear UW-Stout’s name called again and again and seeing our students receive trophies,” said Holly Yuan, their adviser and the information technology management program director. “It is recognition of the quality of our program.”

More than 500 students from colleges and universities across the country attended and competed.

UW-Stout offers an undergraduate degree in information technology management. To learn more, go to http://www.uwstout.edu/programs/bsitm/.

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