Each spring at a gala banquet in Indianapolis, we recognize outstanding graduates and friends of the School of Informatics and Computing. These are alumni of all our programs who have shown great promise or achieved great success in their careers, and alumni and friends have supported the School through their exceptional service.
Please consider nominating an alumnus you know for one of these awards today.
School of Informatics and Computing Awards
Career Achievement Award
The Career Achievement Award is given to an alumna(us) in recognition of outstanding contributions and innovation that bring national acclaim and recognition to the field of informatics and information science, and honor and distinction to Indiana University.
|2009||Anand Deshpande (MS’86, PhD’89)|
|2009||Cheng Wu (MS’77)|
|2010||Don Brown (BS’78, MS’82, MD’85)|
|2011||Scott Jones (BS’84, Hon. DsC’02)|
|2012||Gloria Childress Townsend (BA’69, MS’87)|
|2013||Gary McGraw (MS ’90, PhD ’95)|
|2014||Pete Beckman (PhD ’93)|
Young Alumni Award
The Young Alumni Award is given to a recent alumna(us), age 40 or under, in recognition of outstanding early career achievement that brings acclaim and recognition to the field of informatics and information science, and honor and distinction to Indiana University.
|2009||Jennette Fulda (BS’03)|
|2010||Kay Connelly (BS’95)|
|2010||Virginia G. Richardson (BS’07)|
|2011||Brad Gessler (BS’04)|
|2011||Steve Hodges (BS’04)|
|2012||Josh Esslinger (BS’03) and Jordan E. Martz (BS’06)|
|2013||Leon Nowlin, Jr. (BS ’08)
Russell Conard (BS ’12)
|2014||Sandosh Vasudevan (MS ’08)
Torsten Hoefler (PhD ’08)
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award is given to a non-alumna(us) in recognition of their outstanding service and support for the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, and furthers the development and excellence of the School and the field of informatics and information science.
|2010||Janatha R. Ashton (BS’65, MS’78)|
|2010||David B. Becker|
|2011||Mary McKenzie (MS’73)|
|2012||Barbara M. Hayes (BA’76, MSW’81, MS’01)
|2013||Carol Lewis (BS ’53)
|2014||Debora ‘Ralf’ Shaw (PhD ’83)
|2014||Julie A. Meek (PhD ’93)
Dennis ‘Denny’ Sponsel
Submit your nomination by the November 21 deadline. We welcome nominations throughout the year; those submitted after November 21 will be included for consideration for the next round of awards. All nominations will be active for three years.
All School of Informatics and Computing graduates are eligible.