TROY information systems students awarded SIM scholarships

Posted: Saturday, 01 January 2011

PHENIX CITY—Three Troy University students majoring in information systems have earned $3,500 in scholarships from the Society for Information Management (SIM).

Sorrell College of Business students Laura Tice, April Shehane, and Kyle Tucker will divide the $3,500 award from the Alabama Chapter of SIM. The three students were selected via a competitive awards process open to all TROY information systems majors, said Dr. Jim Ryan, assistant professor and program director of information systems on the Phenix City Campus as well as a member of the Alabama SIM Chapter.

Tice is a senior information systems major on the Phenix City Campus and is a resident of Smiths Station, Ala. She is employed full-time with CB&T of East Alabama. After completing her undergraduate degree in May 2011, she plans to further her education by pursuing an MBA at TROY.

Shehane is a resident of Clio, Ala., and is a senior information systems major at the Troy Campus. After completing her undergraduate degree, her career plans are to work in Web design and she plans to further her education by pursuing a master’s degree in information systems.

Tucker is a resident of Honoraville, Ala., and attends the Troy Campus where he is a senior pursuing a concentration in Web site design and networking. After completing his undergraduate degree, his plans include owning his own business.

The Alabama Chapter of SIM provides scholarship awards through proceeds generated by the organization’s annual golf tournament. Over the past four years, the Alabama Chapter of SIM has supported TROY’s Sorrell College of Business information systems majors with $14,500 in scholarship awards.

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Three Troy University information systems students have been awarded scholarships totaling $3,500 by the Alabama Chapter of the Society for Information Management. Pictured from left to right are: Dr. Jim Ryan, program director of information systems on the Phenix City Campus, students Kyle Tucker of Honoraville, April Shehane of Clio, and Laura Tice of Smith Station. (TROY photo)