B.Sp.Ed Institute of Special Education, Burwood State College of Victoria, Australia (now Deakin University)
M.S. Hood College
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Mr. Gillard was an active member of the department from 1991 to 2013. During his tenure, he taught students about the ethical and social issues associated with computing technology in his Impact of Computers on Society course.
He served on the computer and information technology advisory council, mentored countless students, and has been a friend and colleague to many faculty members.
Fluent in American Sign Language, he has also volunteered his time to interpret for students in their extracurricular activities. Before Hood, Gary taught English and computer applications for 25 years at the Maryland School for the Deaf.
The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology addresses existing and emerging student and community needs in information technology and computer science through high-quality undergraduate and graduate educational programs, research in collaboration with industry and government, and service to the College, professional societies, and the community.