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Her professional career includes working as a systems engineer, technical editor, and project manager. She has published articles and contributed chapters to books. Her areas of academic research are social network analysis, collaboration, digital libraries, health informatics, and knowledge management. In addition to her faculty position at NC Central University, Dr. Swain has also taught at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State University, and Campbell University. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in information science, knowledge bases and metadata.
Dr. Swain has presented papers and workshops at conferences for the ASIS&T, ICKM, STC, and IEEE on knowledge management, use cases, database design, computer interfaces, information retrieval/indexing, online help design, expert systems, quality and process auditing, business communications, and software engineering. She is now involved in research in health informatics and social network analysis (SNA) mapping for knowledge management in healthcare, communities, businesses and educational organizations.
For more information, see: http://www.nccuslis.org/people/faculty/swain/index.htm
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PAST-PRESIDENT – LaTonya Harris
o March 16, 2004 – Tracy Hollister, “What are Best Practices (and Benchmarking)?” (6:00 pm, Student Lounge and Room 333-B, Shepard)
o June 2, 2004 – Bill Gavin, Providence Software Solutions, Inc., “Project Management Institute Certification,” (6:00 pm, Student Lounge and Room 323, Shepard)
o September 21, 2004 – John McIntyre, Director, SAS Institute, Cary, NC, “Business Intelligence Strategies, “(6:00 pm, Room Student Lounge and 333, Shepard Library)
o October 7, 2004 – Robert Robinson, “Project Management at IBM Corporation,” (6:00 pm, Student Lounge and Room 323, Shepard)
o November 11, 2004 – Shawn Coates, ASIST President, and Levin Sullivan, MIS Graduate Student, “Obtain US Government Jobs,” (6:00 pm, Room 333-B, Shepard)
o February 22, 2005 – Greg Marrow, CIO, NC Central University, “Plans and Projects as CIO” (Reception, 5:30pm Student Lounge and Presentation, 6:00pm, Room 323, Shepard)
o March 24, 2005 – Carla Hunt, MIS Graduate Student, “"JXPL: An XML-based Scripting Language for Workflow Execution in a Grid Environment" Presentation for IEEE Southeastern Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (6:00 pm, Room 323, Shepard)
o June 13, 2005 – Jeni Penn, Project Manager, “Experience in Global Projects and Considerations for PMI,” (6:00 pm, Room 323, Shepard Library)
o July 18, 2005 – Dr. Little Bear/Frank Exner, Adjunct Faculty, NCCU SLIS –“Parallels between Libraries and Business Information Structures,” (6:00 pm, Room 323, Shepard)
o September 20, 2005 -- Judee Lonnee, Sr. Vice-President, Lee Hecht Harrison, “Managing Your Own Career,” (Reception, 5:30pm Student Lounge and Presentation, 6:00pm, Room 323, Shepard)
o January 19, 2006 – Neville Devlaliwalla, Cisco Systems, “Enabling the Work Environment,” (Reception, Tour and Presentation, Cisco, RTP, 6:00 pm)
o October 24, 2006 - Stella Lee, Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire in England will give an e-presentation/webcast on "e-Learning, Tools and Technology" (6:00 pm, Rm. 701, NC Mutual Life Building)
o February 19, 2007 – Dr. Deborah Swain, “Abraham Lincoln as Knowledge Manager” in a President’s Day meeting (6:00 pm, Rm. 701, NC Mutual Life Building).
o April 17, 2007 – Richard Hart, author and instructor at Wake Technical Community College, “How to Make Your Resume Talk” (6:00 pm, Rm. 339, Shepard Library)
o June 11, 2007 – Andrew Wilson, systems consultant, “How Medicaid Qualification System for NC Was Redesigned” (6:00 pm, Rm. 337, Shepard Library)
o October 9, 2007 – Michael Pearlmutter, Company CEO, “Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century: Healthcare Information and Best Practices.”
o February 25, 2008 – Joint Program with Special Libraries Association (SLA): Workshop on National Library of Medicine: Eagles E-Health Project.
o April 15, 2008 – Cortney Forte-Alston, NCCU University Student Services, Coordinator, “Job Placement and Career Services at NCCU for MIS and MBA Students.”
o September 18, 2008 – Visit and presentation to ASIST, ALA, and SLA groups by representative of the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency).
o October 14, 2008, Jason Neal, "Generational Differences in the Workplace," Shepard Room 339, Student Lounge. (Co-sponsored with Carolinas ASIS&T Chapter).
o March 20, 2009, Cisco Tour for students (Organized by Daryl Payton and Dr. Gabriel Peterson).
o March 23, 2009, Lori Johnson-Payton from IBM, "The Job Environment and Changes at IBM," Shepard Room 339, Student Lounge.
o September 21, 2009, John Smith, NCCU Chief Information Officer (CIO), "information Technology Careers and Plans for NCCU," and Trish Wright on Project Management and PMP Certification, Shepard Room 339, Student Lounge.
o March 22, 2010, Mark Atwater, Executive Director for Right Now, Inc. and Director of Software Verification for Sony-Ericsson, "The African American Student," Shepard Room 339, Student Lounge.
o October 12, 2010, Farzin Barazandeh, Oracle Senior Director, "Finding Solutions with Oracle," Shepard Room 339, Student Lounge.
o December 3, 2010, Presentation by Renee Daughtry and Tour of Cisco, Inc. facilities in Research Triangle Park, noon.
o February 26, 2011, LaTonya Harris, Allscripts Operations Consultant,
"Tools for Success," 12:30pm, Room 324, Shepard.