Awards

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I have been fortunate in being recognized over time. It has resulted in:

  • 23 academic awards
  • 15 corporate awards
  • 4 community awards
  • 27 military awards

The distribution of awards over time looks like the following bar chart and someone smarter than me will have to be able to figure out what this pattern means.

academic-awards

2016

Top Professor, Master of Information Systems Core Program
Georgia State University

Top Professor, Master of Information Technology Program
Georgia State University

Birmingham 205 Most Influential Executives
Metro Birmingham Business

2015

Top Professor, Master of Information Technology Program
Georgia State University

2014

Georgia CIO of the Year
Georgia CIO Leadership Association
“Established in 1998, the Georgia CIO of the Year® Awards is the premier technology executive recognition program in the state. This annual event honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. CIOs and those in equivalent positions are recognized in five categories … and evaluated on innovation, leadership, business value creation, and community involvement.”

Enterprise IT Management Award
National State CIO Association
“…celebrating 26 years of honoring outstanding information technology achievements in the public sector through its Recognition Awards for outstanding achievement in the field of information technology.” USG won for our software as a service learning management system. It is the first time any Georgia state agency has won an NASCIO award in any category in 26 years.

Technology Innovation Award
Georgia Technology Authority
“Recognizes outstanding efforts at the state and local levels in the innovative use of technology.” This award recognized USG’s software as a service learning management system and is the third innovation award from GTA in the last three years.

Elite 100
Information Week
“One of the industry’s most prestigious awards, the InformationWeek Elite 100 corporate rankings spotlights the most innovative users of information technology across the nation.” We were the only educational institution recognized in the nation.

Premiere 100 Leaders
Computer World
“A once in a lifetime award that honors individuals who have had a positive impact on their organization through technology.”

Leading Educator
D2L Brightspace
One of five global though leaders recognized. “These educators are thought leaders and we are pleased that we will be able to expand their exposure for sharing knowledge and expertise on a broader level. Giving a voice to innovative thinkers will support positive learning experiences for everyone.

2013

Chiefs of the Year
Information Week
“…Recognizing the critical need for IT leaders to anticipate and respond to these changes, Information Week chose five leading higher education CIOs as its 2013 Chiefs of the Year.”

Leadership Impact Award
Atlanta Telecommunications Professionals
“The Leadership Impact award is given to an executive from the overall group of Nominee Finalists. This award recognizes an individual’s accomplishment and impact to the Georgia community at large. The award is characterized by leveraging communications technologies to drive a paradigm shift. This award is presented to one individual that is passionate about positively changing the lives of the residents in the state of Georgia.”

Champion of Innovation Award
N2N Services Inc.

20 Great Ideas to Steal (ranked 2nd)
Information Week
“IT innovators turn great ideas into action. Use these winning Information Week 500 projects to spark your creativity and advance your plans.” USG’s Intra-Georgia Registration Sharing System was recognized.

Top 500 (ranked 9th)
Information Week
Annual Information Week 500 ranking of the most innovative users of technology. The Board of Regents was ranked 9th on the list and is the highest ranked organization of higher education and highest ranked organization of any category in Georgia.

Technology Innovation Award
Georgia Technology Authority
“Recognizes outstanding efforts at the state and local levels in the innovative use of technology.” This award recognized the Point- USG’s social collaboration site for contract and vendor management. The project was a finalist for the 2013 National State CIO Association Innovation Award.

2012

Top 10 Break Away Leaders Award
Evanta Global CIO Executive Summit
“Across the global enterprise CIO community the Top 10 Breakaway Leaders Award has become one of the most significant awards programs. This prestigious program celebrates world-class IT leaders and their organizations and honors CIOs whose leadership elevates their people, partners and business.”

Technology Innovation Award
Georgia Technology Authority
“Recognizes outstanding efforts at the state and local levels in the innovative use of technology.” This award recognized INGRESS- USG’s unique state registration system that leverages the intellectual capital of faculty to enhance student success.

Top 12 Posts of 2012
Evanta CIO Leadership Network

2010

Legion of Merit
United States Army

Army Commendation Medal
United States Army

2009

Distinguished Former Student Award
Texas A&M University, Computer Science and Engineering Department
“COL Carver is recognized for his significant and substantial contributions as a military leader and academic scholar.”

Fellow
American Council of Education
“The premier and oldest leadership development program serving all institutional categories and function areas within higher education, designed, through a highly competitive nomination and application process and a year-long educational experience, to identify and prepare rising administrators to advance to senior leadership positions, including the presidency, in higher education institutions.”

2008

National Achievement in Leadership Award
Evanta Corporation“A US citizen within our community that has had the greatest combined impact on our country, our community, and his organization.”

Iraq Campaign Medal
United States Army

Afghanistan Campaign Medal
United States Army

NATO Medal
NATO

Outstanding Military Volunteer Medal
United States Army

Senior Member
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

NCAA Soccer Ring
West Point

Black and Gold Volunteer Award
West Point, NY

2007

Educator of the Year
Federal Information Systems and Security Educator’s Association
“Each year FISSEA recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions in education and training programs for information systems security.”

Top Ten Presentations
CIO Leadership Network

2005

Senior Member
IEEE

2004

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
United States Army

Most Influential Presentation
Curtis A. Carver Jr. “USMA at West Point – Wireless Implementation” NetworkGOV Conference. Homestead, VI.

2003

Best Session Paper
Doug Wolfe and Curtis Arthur Carver Jr. “Teaching a Second Core Course in Information Technology: A West Point Experience” International Conference on Education and Information Systems: Technologies and Applications, Orlando, FL.

National Defense Service Medal
United States Army

2002

Army Commendation Medal
United States Army

Army Achievement Medal
United States Army

2001

Best Paper
2nd Place: Joseph H. Schafer, Daniel J. Ragsdale, John R. Surdu, and Curtis Arthur Carver Jr. “The IWAR Range: A Laboratory for Undergraduate Information Assurance Education” Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges Sixth Annual Northeastern Conference, Middlebury, VT.

Induction into Pinnacle, Leadership Honor Society

1998

Meritorious Service Medal
United States Army

Korean Service Medal
United States Army

Signal Corps Bronze Order of Mercury
United States Signal Corps Association

1997

Excellence in JC4I Writing Award
Curtis A. Carver Jr. “Information Warfare: Task Force XXI or Task Force Smith?” Command and General Staff College.

Outstanding Paper Award
Joseph Adams and Curtis A. Carver Jr. “The Effects of Structure on Hypertext Design” AACE ED-MEDIA World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia. Calgary, CA.

1996

Meritorious Service Medal
United States Army

Outstanding Paper Award
Curtis A. Carver Jr., Richard A. Howard and Edward Lavelle. “Enhancing Student Learning by Incorporating Learning Styles into Adaptive Hypermedia” AACE ED-MEDIA World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia.  Boston, MA.

Academic Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research
Phi Kappa Phi

Course of the Future
Hypermedia CS383 selected as “The Course of the Future” and invited for display at the Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Austria.

1995

Ben Dasher Best Paper Award
Curtis A. Carver Jr. and Richard A. Howard. “An Assessment of Networked Hypermedia” IEEE/ASEE Frontiers in Education Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Best Overall Paper Award
Curtis A. Carver Jr., Eugene Ressler, and Mark A. Biehler. “Low Cost, Deliverable Student Response Systems” The Journal of Information Systems Education Vol 7(2).

1994   

Honorable Mention, Ben Dasher Best Paper

Curtis A. Carver Jr. and Mark A. Biehler. “Incorporating Multimedia and Hypertext Documents into an Undergraduate Computer Science Curriculum” IEEE/ASEE Frontiers in Education Conference. San Jose CA.

1993

 Induction into Phi Kappa Phi, Interdisciplinary Honor Society

Induction into Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Computer Science Honor Society

1992

National Defense Service Medal
United States Army

1990

Meritorious Service Medal
United States Army

Army Commendation Medal
United States Army

Army Achievement Medal
United States Army

Distinguished Honor Graduate, Signal Officer Advanced Course
United States Army

Kelborne Leadership Award
United States Army

1988

Assistant Scoutmaster of the Year
Mediterranean District, Italy

1987

Army Commendation Medal
United States Army

Senior Parachutist Badge
United States Army

German Parachutist Badge
Republic of Germany

1986

Army Commendation Medal
United States Army

1985

Army Achievement Medal
United States Army

Jungle Expert Badge
United States Army

1984

Army Achievement Medal
United States Army