Vincennes University IT Alumni

The ultimate goal of our VU IT Degree Programs is to give our students the skills, courage, and competence to become a successful IT Professional.  Below are some of our success stories.

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Jonathan Williams

Job Title: Manager of Admissions Systems – Vincennes University

Job Responsibilities:  Manage data integrity between the University’s parent system information system and the admissions hosted Customer Relationship Management software, create and manage our site (vuadmissions.vinu.edu) for student inquiries, campus visit signups, and international student admissions applications. Create, manage, and deploy email campaigns to assist in student recruitment efforts. Manage SQL (CRM software), MySQL (admissions applications), and oracle (SIS) databases, including issuing updates, writing simple/complex queries, and generating enrollment reports.

Degrees:  Information Technology A.S., 2013 Technology, Bachelors of Science in Technology with a concentration in Information Technology 2018

VU Impact: I had incredible motivation from instructors Jaci Lederman and Dawn Judy. One quote I’ll never forget, “Of course technology/programming is difficult; if it wasn’t, we wouldn’t have jobs.”
Faculty Advisor Jaci Lederman.


Darrin Deal

Job Title: Application Developer

Job Responsibilities:  I currently build and maintain web systems for day to day operations here at OFS Brands.

Degrees: Bachelors of Science in Technology with a concentration in Information Technology

VU Impact: The education I gained at VU set me on the path for success in the IT field.

Clubs and Organizations: Member of the IT Lead
Faculty Advisor Jaci Lederman.


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Sarah Herbig

Job Title: Onsite Desktop Technician for the Greater Jasper Consolidated Schools

Job Responsibilities: Information Technology Technician for five of the schools within Jasper. Drive between the Jasper County Schools fixing things like computers, printers, smart boards, projectors, tablets, and phones.

Degrees:  Information Technology Support and Security Specialist 5440, A.S., 2016

VU Impact: VU has shown me that I can be successful. The biggest thing was having professors that believed and supported in me. That not only made me a better student but a more confident person.

Clubs and Organizations: was the president of The Cyber Crimes Investigators, an officer in the Dodge ball club, a member of Alpha Beta Gamma, and a member of the magic club. Being a member of clubs looks great on a resume and it is a good conversation piece during interviews. Being the president of a club associated with the IT department was very impressive to my interviewers and gave me an advantage that other people interviewing for the job didn’t have.
Faculty Advisor Greg Hirsch


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Will Smith

Job Tile: IMS Business Analyst – Berry Plastic Corporation

Job Responsibilities: Sales Order Management in JDE World and Plant Conversions

Degrees: Bachelors of Science in Technology with a concentration in Information Technology 2016

VU Impact: The small classes VU had were very beneficial for learning and gave me a better relationship with my professors and classmates.

Clubs and Organizations: Member of the IT Lead

  Faculty Advisor Jaci Lederman.


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Collin Nuss

Job Title: Help Desk Coordinator with American Health Network

Job Responsibilities: I am one out of four help desk agents. We receive calls daily from doctors, nurses, front office workers, etc. Whatever computer related problem they have, we try to fix it. If we can’t do anything remotely then we have to send a field tech to their location.

Degrees:  Bachelors of Science in Technology with a concentration in Information Technology

VU Impact: VU had a big impact on me in a lot of ways. Education wise, I learned a lot of skills that helped me during my job so far. Personally, I met a lot of people and made life long friendships with.

Clubs and Organizations: I didn’t get heavily involved in clubs however, I would recommend people to try variety of clubs like I did, you never know you might find a new interest.

  Faculty Advisor Jaci Lederman.