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Grad shares real-world perspective with IT students

A Penn College alumnus recently returned to his roots to address current information technology students.

Erik S. Abramczyk, who earned a software development and information management bachelor’s degree in 2019, discussed serverless architecture with 22 students in the Student & Administrative Services Center’s first-floor presentation room.

Masked, mic'd and meaningful ...
Masked, mic’d and meaningful …
... Abramczyk enlightens his SASC audience.
… Abramczyk enlightens his SASC audience.

Abramczyk is director of product development at MXTR Automation, a Williamsport-based marketing technology firm. Abramczyk identified several cloud computing technologies and shared the benefits of using a serverless approach rather than monolithic architectures.

“Erik’s presentation provided students with insight on real-world developments and helped increase their understanding of the value of serverless architecture solutions,” said Alicia L. McNett, assistant professor of computer information technology. “It’s important that students have opportunities such as Erik’s visit to learn why and how companies are leveraging these technologies. Industry connections are important in preparing students for careers in a changing IT landscape.”

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