College of Technology News:
The top two undergraduate teams in the 2011 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition are from the College of Technology.
Student Parker Woods and alumnus Josh Hall, both from the Department of Computer and Information Technology, received the $20,000 first prize for their mobile forensics business that can do on-the-scene extraction of information from cell phones. They were advised by faculty member Rick Mislan.
Chris Thoman, an organizational leadership and supervision major, was awarded $10,000 for this second place entry. He hopes to build the LAKE Water Sports Complex, an extreme sport cable water park, in the Phoenix, Ariz., area. The complex would feature towed water sports, such as wake boarding or slalom water skiing, using cables instead of a boat.
Read more in the Lafayette Journal and Courier.