Daisy DCosta, a graduate student in IT and Cybersecurity at Marymount University, has been awarded a $500 scholarship from Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the international honor society for the computing and information technology disciplines.
The award was based on her academic record, extracurricular activities and the recommendation from Marymounts UPE chapter advisor, Dr. Diane Murphy.
She is an active participant in class and has a good, analytical mind, said Murphy, department chair of information technology, management sciences and cybersecurity. Shes able to analyze and be creative at the same time.
DCosta works as a graduate research assistant at Marymount and has been an IT security intern at FHLBanks Office of Finance. Prior to attending MU, she worked at Adidas, Siemens and St. Cloud University, where she received her bachelors degree in IT and business.