In the News: SIUE student from Collinsville wins leadership award
The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business named Adam Arras, of Collinsville, as the recipient of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Student Organization Leader of the Semester Award. Arras is the secretary of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), and was nominated by the AITP Faculty Adviser Andrea Hester, Ph.D. - The Metro Independent.
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Welcome to the St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals. We are a professional organization serving the IT community of the greater St. Louis Area.
The Saint Louis chapter of AITP was founded in January, 1951 as the National Machine Accountants Association (NMAA). In 1951, Harry Truman was President of the United States. "I Love Lucy" was first aired on October 15, 1951. On March 31, 1951 the U.S. Census Department accepted delivery of the first UNIVAC computer. It cost close to $1 million and had an add time of 120 microseconds.
The name was changed to Data Processing Management Association (DPMA) and renamed to the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) in 1996. Today AITP has over 200 chapters and thousands of members. For more informaton about our parent organization, please visit:
The AITP National Collegiate Conference is the premier event for IT/IS college & university students all over the country. Please join us in Atlanta.