Teresa Hickerson has been active in AITP/EDSIG for many years at many different levels. She has been the Faculty Advisor at Cameron University for several years, served as an officer in the Oklahoma City Professional Chapter since 1997 and has served as an officer in Region 3 from 2000 through 2006. She has served as the Association Secretary/Treasurer in 2005, the Association Executive Vice President/President Elect in 2006 and served as the 2007 Association President. She has also been a Regent for the AITP Education Foundation. Teresa has also served and chaired numerous committees at the local, region and national level for AITP. Teresa was the Chair of the 2009 National Collegiate Conference held in Oklahoma City.
Teresa has a Master of Business Administration from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma, and a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from University of Central Oklahoma. She has worked at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, Western Oklahoma State College in Altus, Oklahoma and Barton County Community in Great Bend, Kansas. She worked at Snyder High School as the Alternative Education Instructor, High School Cheerleading Sponsor and Sophomore Class Sponsor. Teresa is currently working at Cameron University.
Award’s Teresa has won are Cameron University Advisor of the Year 3 times, Cameron University Professor of the Year in 1997-1998 and AITP Advisor of the Year in 1997-1998. And her Student Chapter at Cameron University won the AITP’s Outstanding Student Chapter award in 1999-2000. In 2009, Teresa was chosen as an AITP-EDSIG.
Each year Fellows are inducted in honor of their sustained, long-term, meaningful and effective support of AITP-EDSIG in its ongoing mission to improve IS Education, mentor IS students, and foster the careers of IS faculty.