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Call For Student Nominees: George Sadowsky Prize

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Each spring, ITS awards the George Sadowsky Prize of $500 to a student who exhibits exemplary innovation in using the Internet for community service. Nominations should be sent by March 27, 2009, to Heather Rogers, Office of the CITO, 10 Astor Place 5th Floor, 8071, or via email to heather.rogers@nyu.edu.

Please send a description of the nominee's work/project, contact information (mailing address, phone number, email) for both the student nominee and the nominator, and a description of the relationship of the nominator to the nominee. If a website is involved in the project, please send the website address as well.

George Sadowsky, for whom the prize was named, worked at NYU with Information Technology leadership for ten years and made tremendous progress toward the advancement of computing and connectivity for education. In addition to his NYU efforts, he worked globally with a number of different organizations to promote the use of the Internet around the world, especially to developing countries where technology is farthest behind. He retired from NYU in 2001 but continues his work as an "Internet advocate" to this day.