Welcome to the media archive of AIM Master's Degree Program graduation ceremonies and Capstone Awards.
Dr. Kara McFall presents the commencement address to the AIM Class of 2020
Dr. Kara McFall, AIM Director, presented the Capstone Recognition Award to Cathryn Stephens Marsh for her Capstone paper, Best Practices in IoT Implementations at Small Commercial Service Airports.
Dr. Kara McFall, AIM Director, presented the Capstone Recognition Award to Mark Messenger for his Capstone paper, Applications of Lean Methodologies for Improving Information Security.
Dr. Kara McFall, AIM Director, presented the Capstone Recognition Award to Gabriel Edwards for his Capstone paper, Best Practices for Knowledge Management Within the Naval Aviation Enterprise.
Dr. Kara McFall, AIM Director, presented the Capstone Recognition Award to Dan Whitinger for his Capstone paper, Engaging Alumni to Increase Charitable Donations to their University.
Dr. Kara McFall, AIM Director, presented a Capstone Recognition Award to Julie Rhodes for her Capstone paper, Incorporating Collaborative Technologies Into the Pedagogy of Instructor-Led Training.
Kelly Brown, AIM Academic Director, presented a Capstone Recognition Award to Matthew Peterson for his Capstone paper, Identification of Behavioral Factors within Organizations that Can Improve Information Systems Security Compliance. Heidi Schuck was the recipient of the Beacon Award.
Dr. Linda F. Ettinger presented two Capstone Recognition Awards. One was given to Corey Brant for his Capstone paper entitled Information Technology Solutions to Expand and Sustain Community Oriented Policing. Another was awarded to Jon Dolan for his Capstone paper entitled Enterprise-Wide Techniques to Remediate or Avoid E-mail Overload.
Dr. Linda F. Ettinger presented a Capstone Recognition Award to Amy Cissell for her Capstone paper entitled Examining the Role of Information and Communication Technologies to Improve Food Security Management: The Case in Oregon.
Dr. Linda F. Ettinger presented a Capstone Recognition Award to Linda Mears for her Capstone paper entitled An Overview of Faculty-centered, Peer-reviewed Online Course Development Models for Application within Accredited Institutions of Higher Education.
Dr. Linda F. Ettinger presented three Capstone Recognition Awards this year to the following students: Connie Atchley for her Capstone project entitled Communication Tactics that Describe Innovation Advocacy Leadership as a Way to Inform Organizational Strategic Planning by Leveraging Networks and Building Consensus, Jason Stearns for his Capstone project entitled Employing the Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles® (GARP®) to Identify Practices for Efficient and Compliant Electronic Records and Information Management, and Cecilia Tomory for her Capstone project entitled Lowering the Carbon Emissions Footprint of Enterprise Data Centers Through Energy Efficiency Gains.
Dr. Linda F. Ettinger recognized two Capstone Awards this year, Travis Luckey for his Capstone project entitled Disaster Recovery Planning for Time-critical Business Information Technology Systems and Pattarin Mekanontchai for her Capstone project entitled Implementation of Effective Change Management for Successful Integration of Health Information Technology (HIT) Systems in Hospitals.
Dr. Linda F. Ettinger awarded this year's Capstone Award to Melinda Geist for her Capstone project entitled Enhancing Home Computer User Information Security: Factors to Consider in the Design of Anti-phishing Applications.
Kelly Brown gave the keynote address at the 2007 AIM graduation and Capstone presentation event. Kelly completed the Applied Information Management Master’s Degree in 1997, when he wrote a research study titled Change Management in the Semiconductor Industry Using Computer Modeling and Simulation. Kelly worked at Hewlett Packard while earning his AIM degree, beginning in Research and Development as an integrated circuit layout designer. He soon shifted into computer administration.
After graduating from AIM, Kelly moved on to roles in IT engineering and project management before retiring in 2007 as IT infrastructure manager with worldwide responsibility for inkjet manufacturing. He is also a member of the AIM faculty and became the AIM Academic Director in 2012.
Listen to Kelly Brown’s keynote address from the 2007 AIM Graduation Ceremony.