Building on Canada Ticket Printing's rural technology success, the scholarships are directed at students from rural Canada.
EDMONTON, Alberta, May 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, Dr. Mike MacGregor, Computer Science Department Chair at the University of Alberta, and Lance Trebesch, CEO of Canada Ticket Printing (http://www.canadaticketprinting.ca) announced the Canada Ticket Printing Computer Science Annual Award – a new multi-year scholarship established to support computer science students from rural Canada. The award will contribute $1,000 annually toward tuition with the selection criteria targeting computer science students at the University of Alberta who come from rural Canada, specifically towns of less than 5,000 people.
Canada Ticket Printing has a special affinity for rural communities. From their operations in rural communities in the US, the company has created new jobs and built an impressive base of customers for event marketing services, ticket printing, online event promotion and ticket sales. Their advanced e-commerce technology and superb customer service have helped Canada Ticket Printing meet a growing global demand for event and raffle products and services.
Trebesch explains, "We are very proud to be announcing this award with the University of Alberta's Computer Science Department. As Canada grows, it will need more science and engineering talent in the workforce. This award will enable more students to become top-notch computer and software engineers."
"The Computer Science Department is delighted to receive this multi-year award from Canada Ticket Printing," said Dr. MacGregor. "It is particularly exciting that these scholarships will support students from small towns and rural areas in Canada."
Canada Ticket Printing CEO Lance Trebesch said, "Computer science education and skills are a cornerstone of our competitiveness. Through our software development and e-commerce technology, we have been able to compete in North America and abroad in Europe and the Asia-Pacific. Helping more engineering students will also increase Canada's competitiveness."
About Canada Ticket Printing
Canada Ticket Printing and its partner sites in the UK, Australia, and the US, serve over 90,000 customers in entertainment, sports, nonprofit, education, performing arts, and music across North America, Australia, the U.K., and Europe. With over 600 ticket templates, design-your-own functionality, event products, and most importantly, superior customer service, the online event and ticketing company has perfected the customer experience, making ticket design, event printing, and online ticket sales as easy as ordering a book online. Lance Trebesch is the CEO of Canada Ticket Printing and also serves on the Board of the Better Business Bureau.
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