Awards and Recognition
Parker Woods says he chose Purdue’s Department of Computer and Information Technology for its reputation and hands-on approach. The small team experiences in labs and the correlation between lecture and practice fueled Woods’ passion for the field, which eventually led to a career he describes as “innovative, transformational and adaptive.”
“My technology degree has allowed me to be successful in many ways, but most importantly it has helped me translate highly technical information into business requirements and vice versa,” Woods explains.
He credits Professor Anthony Smith as his Purdue mentor who supported and pushed students...