The ground breaking Fox MIS community site has been selected to be showcased at the main WordPress.org site.
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Are you looking for a way to get a jump start on your MIS classes? The MIS department is now offering summer classes!!! Taking courses in the summer will allow you to make progress on your coursework and for many of you this will mean being able to graduate in time.
Sondra L. Barbour, BBA ’85, CIO, Lockheed Martin Corporation, VP, Lockheed Martin Enterprise Business Services has been appointed “Executive in Residence” at the Fox School’s Management Information Systems (MIS) department and the Institute for Business and Information Technology for the 2010 year. Ms. Barbour was selected as Executive in Residence because of her stature in the field and her continued support for the Fox School. As part of the appointment, Ms. Barbour will be spending several days through the year interacting with Fox School MIS students and faculty.
Barbour will be visiting Fox in April 2010 to start the program. “We are fortunate to have Sondra Barbour, one of our most successful and committed alums as our Executive in Residence” said Munir Mandviwalla, associate professor and chair of the management information systems department at the Fox School of Business.
“As a proud Temple and Fox School alum, this opportunity is particularly meaningful,” Barbour said. “I am looking forward to working closely with Fox School MIS students and faculty and contributing to the Temple community, especially given the Fox MIS department’s national stature in information technology (IT) education and research.”
Check out the March 2010 edition of the Fox Update newsletter which focuses on MIS. Read about the MIS community site, a message from Dean Porat about our 10th anniversary, new courses, AMIS as a national model, Fox IT awards, and new research on online retailing and experiential computing.
Please join the MIS department, IBIT, and AMIS at the tenth anniversary celebration and tenth annual Fox IT awards reception, on April 13, 2010. To attend you must register on the special site at: http://ibit.temple.edu/itawards. Be sure to check out and contribute your tenth anniversary comments on this site!
Submit your entry to the foxmis e-portfolio contest! The deadline for entry is Wednesday March 31st, 2010 at Midnight. The top two entries will receive Amazon gift certificates. The winner will be highlighted at the Fox IT Awards reception. For additional details and contest rules, please visit the new Fox MIS e-portfolio site and click on the e-portfolio contest page.
MIS 3580: Innovating with Social Media: Facebook, Flash, Blogs and Wikipedia. Tues., Thur., 12:30pm-1:50pm. Learn the concepts and principles related to new business models supported by innovative use of Web 2.0 and social media while gaining hands on experience in social media applications. For more information contact, Dr. Steven L. Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Association of Management Information Systems (AMIS) was inducted as the first and founding student chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS). In recognition of the contribution of the Fox MIS community in leading the formation of student chapters, AMIS was the first chapter to be inducted into AIS at a special ceremony on December 16, 2009, in Phoenix, Arizona as part of the International Conference on Information Systems.
MIS faculty members Youngjin Yoo and Paul Pavlou were recognized for their research contributions at the Fox School’s 11th Annual Research Roundtable & Teaching Awards Ceremony, on October 23, 2009. Professor Yoo and Pavlou received awards and were listed in the Fox School’s Top Ten Research Honor Roll for 2008-2009.
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