Archives for May 20, 2014

S&T student receives $2,000 SIM scholarship

Emma Johannes of Topeka, Kan., a junior in information science and technology at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of five Missouri college students to receive a $2,000 scholarship from the St. Louis Chapter of the Society for Information Management.

Johannes was recognized for her outstanding accomplishments and demonstrated leadership in the business and information technology department, where she serves as a student networking assistant, and in Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity, where she serves as social media chair.

The 2014 SIM Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a degree in computer science, computer networking, information technology or information science, or a related field.

Recipients must exhibit leadership potential in information management. Past winners have demonstrated leadership in community service, initiative, collaboration and academic performance, as well as clarity in their career goals.

The scholarship was presented at the 2014 Gateway to Innovation Conference in St. Louis on April 23.

Baseball’s Continental League examined in new book

Buhite_Book_coverBefore he became an author and a history professor, Dr. Russell D. Buhite was a minor league first baseman and outfielder for the New York Giants, the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Senators. [Read more…]