About

The Student Computer Ownership Committee is a Standing Committee of the Academic Faculty.  As outlined in the faculty handbook, Sec 2.6.14, the SCO committee has a charter to:

  • At least annually, review and update the standard hardware specifications for a minimally-configured student computer.
  • Originate or receive all requests to add or delete specific software from the standard software suite used by the Georgia Tech community, make recommendations to the Academic Faculty regarding any significant modifications to the standard software suite, and adopt on its own discretion any minor modifications and/or revisions to the standard software suite.
  • Review annually all student computer support procedures, originate or receive all requests to modify these procedures, make recommendations for minor changes or revisions to the appropriate Administrative unit, and make recommendations for any significant changes to the Academic Faculty.
  • Originate or receive and make recommendations to the Academic Faculty regarding any changes to the Student Computer Ownership policy.
  • Assist in the establishment and promotion of activities that encourage the use of computers in education.

Its members consist of the following:

  • Five (5) members elected by the Academic Faculty;
  • One (1) Student of freshman standing elected by the Undergraduate Student Government Association;
  • One (1) other Student elected by the Undergraduate Student Government Association;
  • One (1) representative from the Office of Information Technology;
  • One (1) representative from the Georgia Tech Computer Store; and
  • One (1) representative from Auxiliary Services representing the Residential Networking group.

All members shall have the right to vote.  The Chair shall be elected annually by the Committee from among the elected Academic Faculty members.  The Chair shall appoint the Secretary from among the remaining members of the Committee.

 

Current and former members of the committee are listed below:

2016-2017
Gunter, Brian * [14-17] AE
Klein, Ben [15-18] ECE
Li, Lisha [14-17] Library
Summet, Jay [15-18] CoC-CS
Wise, John [16-19] Physics
Mehan, Kunal [15-17] Student
Desai, Bhavik [16-17] Freshman Student
Smith, Donald Auxiliary Services
Myers, Dale OIT
Nguyen, Peter Computer Store
Lotempio, Johanna  # Faculty Executive Board Liaison
2015-2016
Grigoriev, Roman * [13-16] Physics
Gunter, Brian [14-17] AE
Kim, Hyesoon [10-16] CoC-CS
Klein, Ben [1518] ECE
Li, Lisha [14-17] Library
Summet, Jay [15-18] CoC-CS
Mehan, Kunal [15-16] Student
TBD [15-16] Freshman Student
Smith, Donald Auxiliary Services
Myers, Dale OIT
Nguyen, Peter Computer Store
Lotempio, Johanna  # Faculty Executive Board Liaison
2014-2015
Grigoriev, Roman [13-16] Physics
Gunter, Brian [14-17] AE
Kim, Hyesoon * [10-16] CoC-CS
Li, Lisha [14-17] Library
Potter, Steve [09-15] BME
Broussard, Reeves [14-15] Student
TBD [14-15] Freshman Student
Smith, Donald Aux. Serv.
Myers, Dale OIT
Nguyen, Peter Computer Store
Hall, Bobby  # Faculty Executive Board Liaison
2013-2014
Critz, Lori * [08-14] Library
Grigoriev, Roman [13-16] Physics
Kim, Hyesoon [10-16] CoC-CS
Potter, Steve [09-15] BME
Walker, Bruce [08-14] Psych
Guebert, Kevin [13-14] Student
Gonzalez, Gus [13-14] Freshman Student
Edson, Miles Aux. Serv.
Myers, Dale OIT
Vacant Computer Store
Vuchatu, Raj # Executive Board Liaison
2012-2013
Alexopoulos, Christos [07-13] ISyE
Critz, Lori * [08-14] Library
Kim, Hyesoon [10-13] CoC-CS
Potter, Steve [09-15] BME
Walker, Bruce [08-14] Psych
Bookman, Colin [12-13] Student
Berry, Alex [12-13] Freshman Student
Edson, Miles Aux. Serv.
Myers, Dale OIT
Taubman, Alex Computer Store
Gamble, Michael # Executive Board Liaison