Association of Information Technology Professionals

The objective of this site is for the viewer to be able to:

  • Know what AITP represents
  • Understand the mission and vision of AITP
  • Define membership
  • Identify officers and members
  • Understand the process to join AITP
  • Know how to locate educational events in the IT field
  • Access various websites relating to Information Technology

Lamar State College Orange Chapter AITP

Lamar State College Orange sponsors a student chapter of AITP. Any student who is an IT major or related field, such as computer science, may be a member. AITP is a national organization for IT professionals. There are several types of memberships.

Professional members are those that have been employed in the IT field.

Some of the benefits of membership include:

  • Professional chapter support which includes chapter meetings and networking with professionals in their field
  • Networking with others in the field
  • E-mail notifications regarding industry news, events and association developments
  • Periodic student newsletter which includes articles covering the latest industry trends and important career advice from IT industry professionals
  • Discounts on products and services to student members
  • Access to the "members only forum" to share thoughts, insights and questions about the IT industry with other members
  • AITP Annual National Collegiate Conference - includes recognized speakers from across the country; breakout sessions with in-depth coverage of all areas of the IT field and programming contests
  • Voting rights
  • Access to a directory of AITP membership

Additional Information

"Exposing students to professional associations while they are in college is important to building both their professionalism and ethics of the profession." - Frederick Galogee

Contact Info

For more information regarding the LSCO student chapter, please contact:

Diane Dotson
Phone: (409) 882-3038

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