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Outstanding Achievement and Advocacy Award Recipients

The Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences established the Outstanding Achievement and Advocacy (OAA) Award program to recognize the remarkable accomplishments of graduates of the college's degree programs and to acknowledge the support of important friends of the college. Awards are presented annually in various categories.

2022 OAA Award Recipients

  • Outstanding Achievement
    in Education 

    Francisco Cervantes-Pérez
    Francisco Cervantes-Pérez '85PhD
    For sustained leadership in computer science education and dedication to the development of opportunities in distance learning.

  • Outstanding Achievement
    in Management

    Julie Flannery
    Julie Flannery '93BS
    For excellence in leadership, software engineering, and systems integration.

  • Outstanding Achievement
    by a Young Alum

    Tian Guo
    Tian Guo '13MS, '16PhD
    For outstanding achievement in deep learning research at an early stage of her career.

  • Outstanding Achievement
    in Entrepreneurship

    Christopher Jaynes
    Christopher Jaynes '00PhD
    For outstanding innovation and leadership in technology-driven collaboration and strategic product management.

  • Computing for the
    Common Good Award

    Joseph Kiniry
    Joseph Kiniry '94MS
    For leadership and significant contributions to secure computing systems and trustworthy elections.

  • Outstanding Support
    for the College

    Hanuma Kodavalla
    Hanuma Kodavalla '88MS
    For sustained contributions to computer and information science education through scholarship gifts to support student success.

2022 OAA Award recipient bios

Watch the awardee videos 
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Past OAA award recipients