WSU CIO Daren Hubbard honored by Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program
Wayne State University Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President of Computing & Information Technology, Daren Hubbard, was presented the Real McCoy award in technology from the non-profit Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) at their annual ceremony Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.
“What [inspires] me [is] the ability for technology to enable great things to happen,” Hubbard said in a video released for the event by DAPCEP. He encourages students to, “focus on [their] passions and see if [they] can help other people.”
Hubbard earned his B.A. from the University of Michigan, and his MBA and MLIS from Wayne State University. He has over 20 years of experience in higher education leadership, application development, project management and mobile technology.
DAPCEP is a nonprofit organization with 40 years of experience partnering with universities, training programs, and K-12 school systems to connect youth to the best science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educational experiences in Michigan.
Photo: WSU CIO and C&IT AVP, Daren Hubbard (left), introduces 2017 C&IT Scholarship winner, Michanda Gant, at a staff meeting. Hubbard was recently honored with an award from the non-profit Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program.