Ott and Gregory honored with departmental awards

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Shannon Ott and Jeremy Gregory honored with departmental awards

Published: May 16, 2013.

The Lewis University Departmental of Computer Science and Mathematics awarded two outstanding seniors during the College of Arts and Sciences Spring 2013 Senior Honors Awards ceremony. Shannon Ott of Oak Lawn won the departmental award for Computer Science, and Jeremy Gregory of Crest Hill won the departmental award for Mathematics.

To qualify for the award, Ott and Gregory had to earn a cumulative GPA greater than 3.5 and be judged worthy of the department's top awards in terms of their character, service and career potential.

“Shannon and Jeremy are excellent representatives of what the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science have to offer,” commented Dr. Ray Klump, chair of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Lewis University offers a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science as well as minors in Computer Science and in Cyber Security Science. It also co-manages a Master of Science in Information Security, which includes an innovative fast-track program that enables students to earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in five years. In addition to receiving personal attention from experienced faculty and learning in an attractive and modern facility, Computer Science students receive plenty of real-world experience, working on service projects for non-profits and taking advantage of numerous internship opportunities. Students acquire both the technical skills and the team-oriented problem-solving strategies necessary for a successful career, through a cutting-edge curriculum and integrated learning opportunities.

Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.

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