Solon Woman Chosen Student Delegate at RIT




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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.