~~~~~~ 2015-16 Scholar Award Winners
Keith Davis Graduate Award
David Rogers, University of Dallas, 1st Place
Jason Woldt, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 2nd Place
Niki Kissinger, University of Dallas , 3rdnd Place
Undergraduate Scholar Awards
Walker Aspinwall, James Madison University
~~~~~~ 2015-16 Chapter Winners
Chapter of the Year
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
Advisors: Dan Zisk and Chris Roeder
~~~~~~ April 2014
Dr. G. James Francis, SIE's
National President, authored, presented and facilitated at the
Western Academy of Management Conference this March.
Panel topic: Leading Classroom Transfer of Knowledge: Does the Emphasis on Faculty Research Create an Ethical Dilemma?
A panel discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of the primacy given facutly research and the impact upon students and the transfer of knowledge. An ethical component recognizes the dilemma of balancing the demands of maintaining a stream of research and publishing against the commitment to serve as a catalyst to the learning process of students.
~~~~~~ July 2014
Sigma Iota Epsilon Chapter Vice President Honored at AFCEA International Conference
Lexington, MA, 28 Jul 2014 -- Mr. Scott Hardiman was honored at an Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) international conference held in Baltimore, MD, last month.
AFCEA is a non-profit association serving the military, government, industry and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, information technology, intelligence and global security.
Hardiman was a charter member and Chapter Vice President of Sigma Iota Epsilon while receiving his MS Degree in Systems Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology in 1990. He is presently Deputy Chief, Space, Aerial and Nuclear Networks Division (AFLCMC/HNA) at Hanscom Air Force Base’s Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.
He received the prestigious “AFCEA Leadership Award” in recognition of his significant contribution to Lexington-Concord Chapter’s ability to sustain a positive business image, advance a strong partnership between industry, government and AFLCMC, and support the AFCEA mission.
In his nomination, AFCEA Lexington-Concord Chapter President Bud Vazquez praised Hardiman for his leadership in a variety of roles, including spearheading the Chapter’s New Horizons Symposium, enhancing the value and capability of its Executive Committee, finding innovative ways to improve Chapter/Government collaboration, and orchestrating a signature ROTC Awards event that involved coordination with more than 20 detachments.
A particular noteworthy instance, according to Vazquez, was Hardiman’s efforts to increase mutual understanding between Government and industry: “He assembled a group of media experts, including three reporters and a TV News Anchor to form a Media Panel. Its topic was ‘A Partnership to Better Inform the Public: Understanding the Government, Media and Industry Relationship,’ and it became a highlight of our last New Horizons.”
In sum, Vazquez praised Hardiman as a “superlative champion of AFCEA, and singularly deserving of this award.”