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UL's President Dr. Savoie accepts The Governor's Technology Award on behalf of UL's technology and research department

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The technology award for best application of technology in Louisiana

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 11:49am

UL continues to get national recognition for innovation on it's campus, and now it has another honor to hang on it's hat.  Dr. Savoie accepted the Governor's Technology Award on behalf of the technology and research department for best application of technology in Louisiana, given by the Louisiana Technology Council.

"We have great leadership at the top.  We have a great engagement of phenomenal faculty, staff and students that is making UL Lafayette the place to be, and a modern university a modern research university," says Dr. Ramesh Kolluru, Interim Vice President for Research at UL.

UL was even the first university in the US to offer a masters program in computer science in 1962.  UL's center for visual and decision informatics, office of distance learning, and it's enterprise resource planning system is getting it recognized on a national level.  The Governor's Technology Award is a cooperative program that recognizes technological advances around Louisiana that have made a positive impact on the state's economic growth.

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