March 2014

National Collegiate Conference2014ncc

Good luck to all of the students, instructors and professional members who are attending NCC in Atlanta, Georgia on April 10th through the 13th. Safe travels and good luck with all of the testing and contest sessions. http://www.aitp.org/members/group.aspx?id=83279

Deadlines

Deadlines are rapidly approaching for several awards and funding submissions. All of the dates can be seen at the AITP webpage – 2014 Professional AITP Awards Schedule Announced http://www.aitp.org/news/163251/

Pictures Wanted

 

Bill Fairbanks (left) presents Bruce Koegler with his Past President Plaque during the Greater Wheeling Chapter January meeting.

Bill Fairbanks (left) presents Bruce Koegler with his Past President Plaque during the Greater Wheeling Chapter January meeting.

Please send pictures of award presentations at your professional and student chapter meeting! Please send to John at jwparky@gmail.com.

RTP Meeting Announcement

On April 10th the RTP Chapter will hold their regular monthly dinner meeting and will hear about IT security. “Assessing Your Organizations Security Architecture” will be presented by panelist Thomas Eck, Al Decker and Balu Ambady. Full details can be seen on the Chapters website at http://www.rtp-aitp.org/

Tech News

Microsoft ends support of Windows XP. We knew it was coming. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/end-support-help And what to do in case you don’t want to upgrade, from PC World. http://www.pcworld.com/article/2102606/how-to-keep-your-pc-secure-when-microsoft-ends-windows-xp-support.html   

Office 365 is now available for the iPad: http://appadvice.com/appnn/2014/03/thats-right-microsoft-is-paying-apple-30-percent-of-all-office-365-ipad-subscriptions

The best resume ever! Using Legos! http://www.cnet.com/news/this-is-the-best-resume-ever-and-its-made-of-legos/

Is the Asus Zenbook the ultimate laptop? http://www.cnet.com/products/asus-zenbook-ux301la-dh71t/