Industry Advisory Board


The Department of Computer Systems Technology is committed to continuous improvement in a manner that maximizes overall quality and the competitiveness of its programs. In doing this an Industry Advisory Board has been created.

The (IAB) has been established to:

  • Provide advice to the Department Chair and faculty on the mission, goals, and objectives of the department and how to achieve them.
  • Provide insight into the trends in industry and how they may affect our curriculum and programs. 
  • Assess current business practices and long-range plans of the department and provide feedback.
  • Provide advice on how to integrate a cooperative education component into our degree programs.
  • Develop pipeline programs to identify and retain students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Assist in the fund raising and public relations efforts of the Department.
  • Increase the number  and availability of available faculty  internships and private or federally funded research programs.

Current Members

CA Technologies Inc.
SAS Institute Inc.
Red Hat
Wells Fargo
Cisco Systems
DuPont Electronic Technologies
Michelin North America, Inc.
MillerCoors LLC
Dell – Advanced Systems Group
Marathon Oil Company