Solon Woman Chosen Student Delegate at RIT

Follow RITNEWS on Twitter Kristina Springborn of Solon will represent the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences as student delegate to Rochester Institute of Technologyís 117th commencement, May 24-25. She will deliver both the universityís student address and her collegeís student talk.

Springborn, a computer science major, is the daughter of Larry and Marjorie Springborn of Outley Park Drive.

Recipient of a Presidential Scholarship and Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar Award, Springborn was a finalist in the American Society for Engineering Education 2001 National Co-op of the Year competition and was named to the Deanís List. She served as mentor in RITís Womenís Center mentoring program, panel member in co-op discussions and job-fair representative for West Group. She participated in Women in Computer Science luncheons and was a member of RITís Newman Parish.

On co-op with West Group in Rochester, Springborn managed a CD-ROM application distributed to 7,000 clients, many of them immigration lawyers, and developed C++ Windows applications. She also worked for DocMan Technologies of Cleveland. She plans to work as a software engineer at Boeing Co. in southern California and aspires to earn her masterís degree.

Note: RITís academic convocation ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 24. George Tenet, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, will deliver the commencement address. Commencement ceremonies for RITís B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 25.