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First Row (L to R): Ruslan Hristov, Christopher Lee Williams, Fitzhugh Hiltzheimer, Paul Saltsman, Brian Talley, and Kiley Jay Wynne. Not pictured: Melinda Bakken, Richard Edgecombe, Ying Ge, and Kevin Metheny. Second Row (L to R): Raymond Greenlaw, dean of the School of Computing, and Herb Lehman, director of Yamacraw.

AASU Students Receive Certificates at Yamacraw Day

Savannah, GA–Yamacraw, the state's economic development initiative to make Georgia a world leader in the design of broadband communication systems, devices, and chips, hosted Yamacraw Day at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Ten computer science students who have completed key courses in the Yamacraw research areas were awarded Yamacraw Certificates.

"Degree candidates improve their employment chances with companies participating in Yamacraw by earning these certificates," said Raymond Greenlaw, dean of AASU's School of Computing.

The following students received Yamacraw Certificates this semester at AASU:

Melinda Bakken, Richard Edgecombe, Ying Ge, Fitzhugh Hiltzheimer, Ruslan Hristov, Kevin Metheny, Paul Saltsman, Brian Talley, Christopher Lee Williams, Kiley Jay Wynneand.

AASU's School of Computing works closely with VeriSign (a Yamacraw company) and is building relationships with other high-tech companies within the region. The university is one of eight institutions of higher learning participating in Yamacraw's statewide initiatives to attract high-technology companies to Georgia.

Currently, there are over 500 students in AASU's School of Computing: 150 pre-computer science majors, 100 computer science majors, 50 information technology majors, 10 computer science master's students, and 200 engineering students.

To learn more about Yamacraw visit www.yamacraw.org. To find out more about AASU's School of Computing, call 921.5600 or visit www.computing.armstrong.edu.


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