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Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)

AITP@FSU is a Student Chapter of National AITP at Fayetteville State University. The Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) offers opportunities for Information Technology (IT) leadership and education through partnerships with industry, government and academia. AITP provides quality IT related education, information on relevant IT issues and forums for networking with experienced peers and other IT professionals for nearly 9,000 members. AITP is the Information Technology professional organization of choice for providing leadership opportunities, professional development and personal growth.


  1. To develop a better understanding of the nature and functions of information technology and information systems within the university and neighboring community

  2. To promote sound general principles in information technology and to study technical methods with a view to their improvement.

  3. To disseminate generally, by all appropriate means, all fundamentally sound principles and methods of information technology.

  4. To supply to its members information of the most current methods, and assist them in solving their individual problems.

  5. To foster among students a better understanding of the vital business role of information technology, the proper relationship of information technology to management and the necessity for a professional attitude among information technology professionals in their approach to an understanding and application of the principles underlying the science of information technology.


Join an elite network of Information Technology professionals, educators, and students dedicated to continuing education, professional growth, leadership, and the exploration of issues that face the IT industry.

Access the highest quality IT educational opportunities and forums for networking with experienced professionals and those new to our field. Additional benefits are provided by the AITP through our strategic partnerships with top businesses and affiliate organizations dedicated to helping us achieve our mission of connecting our members with an unsurpassed level of resources and education.

AITP membership entitles you to:

  • High quality white papers covering current technology and IT management practices
  • Networking opportunities with peers via National and Chapter events, discussion forums, listservs and SIG's - get in touch with your IT peers!
  • Latest developments on IT conferences, research developments, breaking news, advocacy efforts, vendor solutions, RFPs, and career opportunities
  • Local chapter and region affiliations.
  • Knowledge exchange through IT repository and discussion forums.
  • Special discounts for AITP members on continuing education courses, group insurance plans, financial services, and other valuable products and services.
  • Advocacy and influence opportunities in the IT industry via AITP advocacy committees.
  • Voting rights.
  • Access to a directory of AITP members.  
Contact Information:

Faculty Advisors:

Su Dong, PhD
Assistant Professor of MIS
School of Business and Economics
Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311
Office: 910-672-1198

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