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Watch ISU professor receive honorary degree in Russia

March 11, 2009

Gerald W. Cockrell, professor of electronics/computer technology in Indiana State University's College of Technology, will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate degree from St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (SUAI) in St. Petersburg, Russia on March 12. Cockrell has taught at ISU since 1977. He is currently serving as the President of the International Society of Automation (ISA). He has taught online classes in project management for SUAI for the past three years. The ceremony will be broadcasted live at on March 12 beginning at 7 AM.