ITA Fall Challenge

April 23, 2013

On November 15-16, sophomore CS student A.G. Stephen represented Bradley University as a finalist in the ITA Fall Challenge.  A.G. earned finalist status after ranking in the top 50 out of all competitors in the state-wide competition.  As a finalist, he was invited to Chicago to show off his talents to local prospective employers.

The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is an organization that provides programs and services meant to attract talent to technology companies in the state of Illinois.  They have a membership of more than 700 Illinois companies.  The ITA Fall Challenge is a programming skills tournament for students at Illinois universities, used to identify talented students in technology areas.  The overall winner of the competition receives a cash prize.

Bradley held a site-based preliminary competition for Bradley undergraduate and graduate students on September 19.  Approximately 15 students competed.  A.G. was the sole finalist from among the Bradley participants.  Chris Brown from Backstop Solutions Group, a member of ITA, also presented at the September 19 competition.

Congratulations to A.G. on his impressive accomplishment!