March 3rd Chapter Meeting

March 8, 2015

On Tuesday, March 3rd, Websense came out and spoke to Texas State AITP and gave everyone a little insight about what it's like to work day to day in network security. They spoke about the type of threats they have found and fought as a company. They also emphasized the importance of teamwork in that line of work and encouraged that students take on real world projects and competitions. They considered those type of real world experiences the difference makers when they are hiring new Graduates.

Bobcat Day Spring 2015

March 8, 2015

AITP woke up bright and early on Saturday, February 28th, and was a part of the Spring 2015 Bobcat day. AITP spoke on behalf of the CIS majors under the McCoy's Business School and answered questions that prospect students had, along with sharing experiences from being a part of AITP and a fellow CIS student over the years.

AITP Visits an Old Time Favorite, Sean Patricks, for the 2nd Social of the Year!

February 22, 2015

AITP met up at the famous Sean Patricks and had a wonderful time, with many good appetizers, and friends! All with many games of shuffle board, pool, and foosball memories being made. We will be looking forward to many more good times!

Participation at the Business Student Organization Fair

February 19, 2015

Business Leadership Week was in full effect this past week. Here's a couple of our officers at AITP's booth. They were ready to answer questions and let students know what AITP is about.

AITP Volunteers at the Student Involvement Fair

February 7, 2015

Officers and Members gathered at the Student Involvement Fair in order to recruit and answer questions for interested students and potential new members of AITP.

Barbara Denton Speaks to AITP

February 6, 2015

This week at our AITP chapter meeting we had Barbara Denton as our guest speaker. Barbara is a Collaborative Systems Manager at Tokyo Electron in Austin. She came to share her perspective on the search for our first IT jobs. She told us of her experiences and perspective of hiring, and was kind enough to give us some insider tips for resumes and behavioral questions.

AITP Kicks Off the 1st Social of the Year at Hungry Gamer!

February 1, 2015

The Spring 2015 semester has begun. Which means, it's time to get back to business. In order to lighten the mood Texas State AITP took on a work hard / play hard approach. We kicked off the new semester with our first social of the year at Hungry Gamer on the Square. Members and Officers got together and got a chance to eat, play and take their minds off of school for a little while. Thank you to everyone who came out! We hope to see everyone at our next social.

Welcome to the AITP Spring 2015 Semester!

January 24, 2015

On January 22nd, 2015 Texas State AITP held it's first meeting of the new Spring 2015 semester. We got the chance to see some new faces as well as some familiar ones. We discussed some of the upcoming events for the new semester as well as the best ways to get involved and earn some hands on experience.

Congratulations New Officers elected for the Spring of 2015!

December 8, 2014

Texas State AITP is proud to announce the results of the election for new incoming officers for it's Spring of 2015 semester.

Congratulations Incoming Spring 2015 Officers:

  • Shelby Van Deventer - Executive Vice President
  • Kevin Henry - Vice President of Information Technology
  • Eddie Baez - Vice President of Corporate Relations
  • Brad Potts - Vice President of Chapter Relations
  • Peter Strayer - Historian

Texas State AITP Food Drive

November 7, 2014

Texas State AITP is hosting a food drive to benefit the Hays County Food Bank. We are accepting money and food donations.

Click here for full donation information.

Texas State AITP Chapter Meeting

November 4, 2014

An excellent meeting with a visit by IBM employee and Texas State CIS Alumni Ben Parker.

Texas State AITP IT-Symposium

October 24, 2014


All results are posted on the IT-Symposium webpage.

Thank YOU for coming and we hope you had an awesome time!

Have a safe trip home and we hope to see you next year for the 9th annual Texas State IT Symposium: tentatively on Fri 10/24/2015!
IT-SymposiumIT-Symposium by Andrew Maynard

Congratulations AITP in Regional Competition! Regionals Results

TUE 10/09/2014

37 Texas State University students attended

11 Total Conference Wins:
(1) 1st Place
(1) 2nd Place
(2) 3rd Place
(7) Honorable Mentions

Systems Analysis and Design (19 teams competing) *Texas State SWEEPS the Contest!
1st Place Elizabeth Gipson Jadrian Rivera
2nd Place Jackie Alvarado Alacia (Lacy) Choice
3rd Place Mary Elizabeth (Liz) Ulam Gabriela Bantau
Honorable Mention Andrew Maynard Paula Marraudino

Microsoft Office (45 teams competing)
Honorable Mention Ariel Barrera Jorge Romero
Honorable Mention Joe Hernandez Tafara Nyanhongo
Honorable Mention Chris Buecker Brittni Anderson
Honorable Mention Hanna Foster Mia Maric

PC Troubleshooting (65 teams competing)
3rd Andrew Maynard
Finalist Tafara Nyanhongo

Database (40 teams competing)
Honorable Mention Marshall Chappell Eddie Baez

Security (22 teams competing)
Honorable Mention Andrew Maynard

Attendance Statistics: 160 Students and 14 Faculty Members from 12 Colleges & Universities

See our photos here!

AITP October Student Chapter Meeting

October 7, 2014

James Wroten of Verisoft gave an excellent talk on his experience founding his own business.


September 2014

Our Prep Courses were held to help prepare AITP members for competiton in AITP Regional Competition in Lawton, Oklahoma. Categories of competition and preparation: Database Prep Course, Microsoft Office Solutions Prep Course and Systems Analysis & Design Prep Course.

AITP September Student Chapter Meeting

September 2, 2014

Thank you to those who attended our 1st Chapter Meeting! We are proud to announce we had a record turnout!

Elizabeth Gibson, Treasurer for our A.I.T.P Chapter, accepting membership dues and taking names before the meeting. Dr. Robert A. Davis and Dr. David Wierschem look on as incoming students receive handshakes and greetings from Tristan and Andrew Maynard. Liz Ulam, A.I.T.P. Chapter President, communicating the possibilities and opportunities membership in A.I.T.P. can offer motivated students. Full house at the first meeting as Liz Ulam talks about preparation training classes for our regionals competition and sign up. Sogeti recruiter, Mr. Kevin Cheesman, gives us background and information on what Sogeti can offer the right candidates. Mr. Steven Troccoli of Sogeti finishes up and takes questions on his presentation: Digital Transformation. Prof. Kevin Jetton in the background hands out regionals sheets as Tristan assists students in signing up for regionals competition Prepatory Classes. Mr. Cheesman from Sogeti continues to speak with interested students after the chapter meeting. Heather Kleypas (2nd from right) poses with current students and friends after the Meeting. Heather graduated from Texas State as C.I.S. major and A.I.T.P. member to take a lucrative new hire position at Sogeti.

CAREER FAIR: Congratulations Students on a successful career fair!

TUE 09/23/2014

We are happy to announce we had a great showing of students of employers.
Career Fair

Social Event: Sean Patricks

September 19, 2014

AITP having a good time at Sean Patricks! From sports to virtual machines and database design no topics are glossed over.

Congratulations Appointed Officers

TUE 09/16/2014

  Congratulations Andrew Maynard!
  Andrew has been appointed Vice President of Membership.

  Congratulations Gabriela Bantau!
  Gabriela has been appointed Vice President of Operations.

Regionals Information

September 16, 2014

Click here for updated prep materials for Regional Competition in Lawton, Oklahoma.

USAA Information Session

September 2, 2014

Photo 1
Mr Kris Koehler talking a bit to the students present before the USAA Infosession begins.
Photo 2
Before the infosession, two of our recent C.I.S graduates ( Micah Gibson and Serena Moreno ) took time to catch up with Prof. Jetton. Micah graduated in May 2014 and Serena in May 2013. Both are currently USAA employees.
Photo 3
Our USAA infosession team with Prof. Jetton before the start of the session.
Photo 4
Liz Ulam, President of Texas State University A.I.T.P. Introduces our USAA speakers.
Photo 5
Mr. Kris Koehler, recruiter for USAA, breifing this room full of highly qualified students on what USAA has to offer for thier career path.

Save the Date: 2014 Texas State AITP IT Symposium
Registration Now Open!

Fri 10/24/2014

The 2014 Texas State AITP IT Symposium on the Texas State University campus!
Click here for additional details!IT Symposium 2014

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