Professional Development: Road to SCLC
Feb
22
12:00 PM12:00
PD

Professional Development: Road to SCLC

Hear from past Temple teams who participated in different competition tracks of the annual AIS SCLC! They will discuss their projects, their inspiration, tools they used, their strategies, and their overall experience at the national conference and competition. This workshop will also focus more on how to maneuver through the case studies and emerging technology challenges that students may not be familiar with.

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Swipes For Philadelphia Distribution Event
Feb
23
11:00 AM11:00

Swipes For Philadelphia Distribution Event

Swipes for Philadelphia is a Temple Organization that helps fight food insecurity on and off campus using leftover meal swipes and other means. This semester, AIS is teaming up with Swipes to help in this fight by volunteering during their distribution events. During this time, members help distribute food throughout the city. More information will be released about meeting locations closer to the event. This event will be worth TWO community service credits and is on a first come, first serve basis.

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Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Ron Carrick, IT Director
Feb
25
12:00 PM12:00

Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Ron Carrick, IT Director

Speaker Series

12:00pm-12:50pm

Ron is a leader of IT and process re-engineering for global organizations of large scale. He is skilled in bringing together business, technical, process, and innovation capabilities to streamline and simplify backoffice and information flow in a way that makes sense to all stakeholders and drives common understanding and alignment.  

He will talk about the role of MIS professionals in Business Transformation, including IT ERP and Process Re-engineering work that he has led in DuPont over the past 15 years on their various transformation initiatives.


Learn more about him here.


Sit-down Lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm

Following our Speaker Series, students will have a chance to attend a sit-down lunch with Ron Carrick. This lunch will be worth 25 Pro Achievement Points. An email with more details will be sent out a week prior, and you will receive a confirmation email if you are approved to attend the lunch.

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Office Visit: URBN
Feb
28
1:30 PM13:30

Office Visit: URBN

AIS will be having out first Office Visit of the year on February 28th! We will be visiting URBN's office in the Navy Yard and will be taking a tour of their campus and then attending a panel with some of their team members. The event will be from 1:30pm to 4:00pm. Opportunities to signup will be posted in the newsletter in the upcoming weeks. Please remember that an office visit is required in order to complete the Professional Development Track.

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Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Dale Danilewitz, EVP & CIO
Mar
11
12:00 PM12:00

Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Dale Danilewitz, EVP & CIO

Speaker Series

12:00pm-1:00pm

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Sit-down Lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm

Following our Speaker Series, students will have a chance to attend a sit-down lunch with Dale Danilewitz. This lunch will be worth 25 Pro Achievement Points. An email with more details will be sent out a week prior, and you will receive a confirmation email if you are approved to attend the lunch.

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Keystone Mini-Golf & Arcade Social
Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

Keystone Mini-Golf & Arcade Social

Join AIS for a fun time at Keystone Mini-Golf and Arcade! Food, golf clubs, and coins for arcade games will all be provided. Members will receive ONE social credit for this event.

Event Details:

Date: March, 21st

Time: 7 PM - 10 PM

Location: 161 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19122

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Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Tom Snyder, VP of Engineering
Mar
25
12:00 PM12:00

Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Tom Snyder, VP of Engineering

Speaker Series

12:00pm-12:50pm

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Sit-down Lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm

Following our Speaker Series, students will have a chance to attend a sit-down lunch with Tom Snyder. This lunch will be worth 25 Pro Achievement Points. An email with more details will be sent out a week prior, and you will receive a confirmation email if you are approved to attend the lunch.

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Professional Development: Evolution of Careers in Data Science
Mar
29
12:00 PM12:00
PD

Professional Development: Evolution of Careers in Data Science

Learn more about the evolutionary field of data science and how it has changed the way firms in many industries operate. Our speaker, Jonathan Vogan, will highlight how he has seen changes in this technology throughout his professional career and how data science is revolutionizing the workforce from an IT and organizational perspective. He will also address how he feels data science will change in the years to come. 

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IT Awards After Party
Apr
4
8:00 PM20:00

IT Awards After Party

The Temple University student chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) is introducing an Annual AIS Scholarship. The AIS Scholarship will be awarded to a member of AIS who has shown outstanding involvement in AIS and has high potential for a successful career in the field of Information Systems. We are hosting the IT Awards After-Party as a fundraising event for the new scholarship initiative.

Date: April 4th

Time: 8-10 (after the IT Awards Show)

Location: Draught Horse 1431 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19121

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AIS Awards Show
Apr
23
6:00 PM18:00

AIS Awards Show

Join AIS for our final social where we honor all of you! Members will engage with each other and celebrate our accomplishments with our Senior Sendoff, Summer Intern Highlight, and various other awards for outstanding members.

Event Details:

Date: April 24th, 2019

Time: 6-8pm

Location: Alter Hall 7th Floor MBA Commons

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Speaker Series: Charles Sgrillo, Manager & Practice Lead - Cyber Security
Feb
18
12:00 PM12:00

Speaker Series: Charles Sgrillo, Manager & Practice Lead - Cyber Security

Charles is the cybersecurity manager & practice lead at Kreischer Miller. With 10+ years’ experience in Information Technology, Charles has held positions in the field such as Principal Consultant, Security Systems Specialist, and Red Team Penetration Tester. Charles is a Certified Ethical Hacker, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, and has extensive experience in offensive security techniques and defensive strategies. Learn more about him here.

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AIS National Competition Info Session
Feb
11
12:00 PM12:00

AIS National Competition Info Session

This student run session will give some insight on the AIS Student Chapter Leadership Conference (SCLC) competition tracks while offering feedback to teams (from AIS officers and peers) if they have specific questions. This session will have open dialogue and we encourage everyone who is participating in SCLC to come and participate!

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Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Keith Fitzgerald, VP of Technology
Feb
4
12:00 PM12:00

Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Keith Fitzgerald, VP of Technology

Speaker Series

12:00pm-12:50pm

Joining us for our first Speaker Series this semester is Keith Fitzgerald, the VP of Technology of Honeygrow. To learn more about Keith, click here.

Sit-down Lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm

Following our Speaker Series, students will have a chance to attend a sit-down lunch with Keith Fitzgerald. This lunch will be worth 25 Pro Achievement Points. An email with more details will be sent out a week prior, and you will receive a confirmation email if you are approved to attend the lunch.

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Professional Development: Managing Your First Client Experience
Feb
1
12:00 PM12:00
PD

Professional Development: Managing Your First Client Experience

A new job or internship can be exciting, but overwhelming. In addition to the new schedule and learning the job, a new employee in a client-facing role will often be put in an unfamiliar situation where they have to manage their first client experience.

Danielle Wurst and Kira Greenlee from Grant Thornton will lead this workshop, where you will learn how you should interact with your first major clients, making a good impression on them, and ultimately preparing you for success in managing that new relationship!

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Technical Development Workshop: Cybersecurity
Dec
1
11:00 AM11:00

Technical Development Workshop: Cybersecurity

Following the Friday speaker, AIS members will learn how to perform penetration testing with Kali Linux. Pentesting is a simple tool that is a perfect segway into cybersecurity for those students who are interested in the field. It also helps to understand what security controls are necessary to have the level of security your organization needs to protect its people and assets. Prioritizing these risks gives organizations an advantage to anticipate risks and prevent potential malicious attacks from happening.

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Professional Development: Entrepreneurship in IT
Nov
16
12:00 PM12:00

Professional Development: Entrepreneurship in IT

In this workshop, AIS will host Ryan Oliveria, Senior Consultant at EY and Co-Founder/Product Owner at StayLocal.co. Ryan will speak to students about his work experience and how that has helped him. Ryan will also discuss what inspired him to become an entrepreneur, the nature of his work, and the challenges he faces, such as time management and staying current.

Learn more about Ryan here.

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Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Joe Brown, NBCUniversal
Nov
12
12:00 PM12:00

Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Joe Brown, NBCUniversal

Speaker Series

12:00pm-1:00pm

Joe Brown is Senior Vice President of Strategic Insights for NBC Sports Group, based in Stamford, CT. He is responsible for program and content research across NBCSG's portfolio including NBC Sports and Olympics, NBCSN, Golf Channel, and Regional Sports Networks, as well as digital metrics for NBCSports.com and all digital streaming. Joe previously served as VP Research for NBCSN, which was rebranded from Versus with the formation of NBC Sports Group. Prior to Versus, Joe held various research positions with CNBC, Bravo, and Fox Broadcasting. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a BBA, and earned his MBA at Fordham University.

Sit-down Lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm

Following our Speaker Series, students will have a chance to attend a sit-down lunch with Joe Brown. This lunch will be worth 25 Pro Achievement Points. An email with more details will be sent out a week prior, and you will receive a confirmation email if you are approved to attend the lunch.

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Office Visit: Saxby's
Nov
9
3:00 PM15:00

Office Visit: Saxby's

Join us for our second office visit to Saxby’s! The event will take place from 3pm to 4:30pm. The visit to Saxbys will include a presentation by the Founder and CEO, Nick Bayer, a Q&A session, and a tour of their office! One office visit or evening event is required for the Professional Development Track. You may only attend one office visit per semester so please keep that in mind when signing up for this event. Sign up here

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Professional Development: Alumni Panel on Professional Certifications
Nov
9
12:00 PM12:00

Professional Development: Alumni Panel on Professional Certifications

Becoming professionally certified is a great way to supplement an undergraduate or graduate degree. This workshop will cover a hot topic in the current IT Space: Agile Project Management and the Scrum/Scrum Master Certification. The similarities and differences between these project management styles will be discussed as well as how one can go about learning these methods and attaining a certification (ex. Study materials needed, time commitment, years/hours of industry experience, etc.). In this workshop, we want to introduce students to these topics as they are up and coming and educate them on the opportunity available in this space.

Panelists:

  1. Jude Habib, Leidos Cyber

  2. Sean Maloney, Campbell’s Soup Company

  3. Ciara Murphy, Cigna

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Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Sayf Sharif, Director of Analytics
Nov
5
12:00 PM12:00

Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Sayf Sharif, Director of Analytics

Speaker Series

12:00pm-1:00pm

Sayf Sharif is the Director of Analytics at SEER Interactive, a digital marketing firm that specializes in working with emerging to Fortune 500 companies concerned that they are not maximizing the use of the Internet as a medium for building awareness and driving leads and sales. Sayf entered Analytics through the most common scholastic path: archaeology. After grad school and working as an archaeologist for several years, studying how ancient humans used tools, Sayf began studying how modern humans use tools instead. Prior to SEER, he led teams of analysts in LunaMetrics, a Google Analytics Certified Partner in Pittsburgh, to help the company grow into one of the top GACP’s in the country. Learn more about Sayf here

Sit-down Lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm

Following our Speaker Series, students will have a chance to attend a sit-down lunch with Sayf Sharif. This lunch will be worth 25 Pro Achievement Points. An email with more details will be sent out a week prior, and you will receive a confirmation email if you are approved to attend the lunch.

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Panel & Book Discussion: The Real-World Feminist
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

Panel & Book Discussion: The Real-World Feminist

"The Real-World Feminist"

A Panel for Women in Business 

November 1st, 7-9pm

MBA Commons, 7th Floor Alter Hall

7:00-7:30 Introduction & Book Discussion

  • Book Discussion with Michelle Kinsman

7:30-8:30 Panel Discussion

Moderator:

Collie Turner, CMO, Partner, and Head of Inspiration; Tapp Network

Panelists:

8:30-9:00 Closing & Networking

  • Light refreshments will be provided

This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about how to successfully navigate your way from college to corporate and pursue your passion relentlessly from such accomplished, passionate, and driven female leaders in the workplace!

If you plan on attending, we'd require you to RSVP here.

The dress code for this event is business casual. 

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Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Steve Giuliano, VP of Technology
Oct
29
12:00 PM12:00

Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Steve Giuliano, VP of Technology

Speaker Series

12:00pm-1:00pm

As Vice President and Head of Platform Services, Steve Giuliano oversees all operational and support aspects of technology infrastructure and information security. Prior to joining Independence in 2014, Steve was Head of Global Technology Infrastructure and Managing Director at Blackrock. During his tenure, he was responsible for the internal technology platform and infrastructure operating BlackRock’s Aladdin platform, which managed over (USD) 10tn in assets. He also oversaw the integration of BlackRock’s 2006 acquisition of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and the 2009 acquisition of the iShares ETF platform from Barclay’s. Steve earned a bachelor of science degree in computer science from Drexel University.

Sit-down Lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm

Following our Speaker Series, students will have a chance to attend a sit-down lunch with Steve Giuliano. This lunch will be worth 25 Pro Achievement Points. An email with more details will be sent out a week prior, and you will receive a confirmation email if you are approved to attend the lunch.

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Office Visit: PwC
Oct
26
2:00 PM14:00

Office Visit: PwC

We will be having our first office visit to PwC on Friday, October 26th! The event will take place from 2pm to 4pm and we will travel by subway to get to the office. The visit to PwC will include a “Who is PwC?” presentation, former AIS member panel, and a tour of their office! One office visit or evening event is required for the Professional Development Track. Look out for an email from us to sign up!

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Speaker Series: Nagesh Kapalavayi, Director of IT Platforms/DevOps
Oct
22
12:00 PM12:00

Speaker Series: Nagesh Kapalavayi, Director of IT Platforms/DevOps

Speaker Series

12:00pm-1:00pm

Nagesh Kapalavayi is a software professional and a leader in Information Technology. He is currently leading the DevOps Transformation at Qurate Retail Group as Director of Technology Platforms. At Qurate, he has held different roles leading Project Management, Quality Assurance (QA), and Release Engineering. Prior to Qurate, he worked at Walmart Labs for 11 years as a Developer and grew up to a Manager of Engineering. He graduated from Central Michigan University with a Master’s degree in Computer Science. He gets really motivated and excited to solve various any engineering problems that have customer impact. Outside of work, he loves to be outdoors, hiking, 5K walks, tennis, and ping-pong.

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Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Raman Sud, SVP of Engineering & Cloud Operations
Oct
15
12:00 PM12:00

Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Raman Sud, SVP of Engineering & Cloud Operations

Speaker Series

12:00pm-1:00pm

Raman Sud is the Senior Vice President of Engineering and Cloud Operations at FirstFuel, a global leader in cloud based customer engagement platform for energy providers and their business customers. He brings more than 25 years of experience delivering large-scale software deployments to enterprises worldwide, as well as building and integrating distributed teams in the U.S., India and China. Learn more about Raman here

Sit-down Lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm

Following our Speaker Series, students will have a chance to attend a sit-down lunch with Raman Sud. This lunch will be worth 25 Pro Achievement Points. An email with more details will be sent out a week prior, and you will receive a confirmation email if you are approved to attend the lunch.

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Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Mayank Jain, Architect Manager
Oct
1
12:00 PM12:00

Speaker Series & Sit-down Lunch: Mayank Jain, Architect Manager

Speaker Series

12:00pm-1:00pm

Mayank is an Architect Manager at Vanguard responsible for Application Security definition and implementation. Mayank also manages an Innovation & Research team that focuses on emerging security technologies and a DevSecOps team to integrate security in the application build pipelines. Mayank has over 20 years of experience in IT and Security. His areas of interest are Authentication, Authorization, Single-Sign-On, Cloud Security, Risk Based Security and Multi-factor Authentication. Mayank has a MS in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University, MBA Finance from St. Joseph’s University and is CISSP certified. Outside of work, Mayank likes to volunteer, run, read and travel.

Sit-down Lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm

Following our Speaker Series, students will have a chance to attend a sit-down lunch with Mayank Jain. This lunch will be worth 25 Pro Achievement Points. An email with more details will be sent out a week prior, and you will receive a confirmation email if you are approved to attend the lunch.

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