WHO: Faulkner University faculty and staff, Alabama Technology Foundation, Faulkner senior Zilin “Ian” Chen.

WHAT: Alabama Technology Foundation will formally present Zilin “Ian” Chen with a special scholarship for his work in the Computer Science field. Chen is a Computer Science major entering his senior year this fall. An international student, Chen hails from northern China and came to Alabama when he was still in high school. Chen has maintained a 4.0 average GPA and is a member of the Alpha Chi Honor Society, the Faulkner Computer Club and Sigma Zeta, the National Science and Mathematics Honor Society.

WHERE: The Carmichael Board Room in the Harris College of Business. (Drive through the main entrance and keep right. Make an immediate left into the curved parking area in front of the Harris College of Business located in the front of campus. The board room is located on the second floor at the top of the stair or make a right off the elevator.)

WHEN: 3:30 p.m. on August 15, 2019. Ceremony will be brief.

WHY: Faulkner University is always excited for opportunities to celebrate our students. We are thrilled Alabama Technology Foundation is honoring one of our rising seniors and recognizing his skill and achievement with a scholarship and we want to share his success.

About Alabama Technology Foundation

A non-profit outreach organization, Alabama Technology Foundation is positioning Alabama as a workforce leader in developing engineers and information technology specialists by providing one of the largest academic Engineering and IT databases accessible to our Alabama workforce industry. The ATF participates directly and indirectly in programs geared toward developing a trained and skilled workforce – targeting business demand, growth opportunities and specialization in all fields of information technology and engineering. The foundation fosters close relationships between Alabama industry, academia and government communities in areas that relate to the development of IT and engineering.

About Faulkner

Faulkner University is a private, Christian liberal arts university based in Montgomery, Alabama. With a mission to provide an education anchored by not only intellect but also character and service, the Faulkner experience aims to educate the whole person. Serving both traditional and non-traditional students, the university is home to six colleges: the Alabama Christian College of Arts and Sciences, the Harris College of Business and Executive Education, the V.P. Black College of Biblical Studies, the College of Education, Faulkner Law and the new College of Health Sciences. In addition to its main campus in Montgomery, Faulkner operates extension campuses in Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile and online.

For more information, visit www.faulkner.edu.


Rebecca Burylo

Public Relations and Social Media Manager

Faulkner University




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