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MIS Professor Receives Department of Defense Grant

For release:  December 14, 2012

Dr. Judy SimonDr. Judy Simon, Professor of Management Information Systems, has been awarded a 2012-2013 Department of Defense grant titled “Development of DOD IASP Scholarship.”  IASP represents their Information Assurance Scholarship Program.  
 
Dr. Simon is the Principal Investigator for this funded grant project as part of her role as Co-Director of the University’s Center for Information Assurance (CfIA).  She will serve as Point of Contact between student recipients and representatives of the Department of Defense and National Security Agency. These scholarships are highly competitive nationwide among all universities that have the designation from the Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.   Funding for tuition, books, and supplies, as well as a substantial stipend for living costs, is provided to students who are selected by the National Security Agency for this scholarship.  
 
Two students will receive scholarships this year under the terms of the grant.  Both of the selected students will be Fogelman College of Business and Economics students.

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