I am grateful for the community recognition of this award. I’m encouraged that open source is such an essential part of building apps and the learner’s journey
GILBERT, Arizona (PRWEB)
August 18, 2022
Unicon, Inc., a leading technology consulting firm focused solely on the education ecosystem, today announced that Christopher Beach, Senior Software Developer at Unicon, has been selected as a 2022 Apereo Dolphin Fellow. These awards recognize outstanding service and contributions by individuals to the Apereo open source community. From development to project management and other acts of service and support, Apereo Fellows make significant contributions to projects within the foundation.
Chris is the openEQUELLA Technical Lead at Unicon and has been involved in Apereo projects since joining Unicon in 2017. He sits on the uPortal Steering Committee and supports Unicon’s Open Source Support Program for uPortal. Mr. Beach is also an openEQUELLA subject matter expert, sits on the openEQUELLA Advisory Board, and has participated in community developer meetings while they were held. He presented topics on openEQUELLA and uPortal at Open Apereo, and spoke out in favor of integrating the different projects together.
“I am grateful for the community recognition of this award. I’m encouraged that open source is such an essential part of building apps and the learner’s journey,” said Christopher Beach, Software Developer, Unicon, Inc. “I appreciate that Apereo continues to be part of the wider open source community.
The purpose of the Apereo Foundation Scholars Program is to recognize, celebrate and reward the contributions of significant volunteer contributors to Apereo. The Apereo Fellows program aims to foster leadership and community contribution by recognizing and supporting active contributors. Discover all the Apereo 2022 scholarship holders.
The Apereo Foundation is a non-profit organization supported by voluntary contributions from partners. Apereo provides a streamlined and enhanced organizational framework for a range of software projects and communities serving higher education. Apereo is dedicated to coordinating activities that promote software development and community health to ensure the long-term viability of the projects they support. The Foundation’s primary mission is “to assist and facilitate educational organizations that collaborate to foster, develop, and support open technologies and innovation to support learning, teaching, and research.” Learn more about Aperitif.
Unicon is a leading technology consulting firm focused solely on the education ecosystem. We partner with institutions and businesses to create learner-centric digital experiences to transform online teaching and learning. We believe in the power of technology to expand access to education and in the power of education to create a better future for all.
Unicon is a Contributing Member of 1EdTech (formerly IMS Global Consortium), a Business Affiliate of the Apereo Foundation, a Provider of Identity and Trust Solutions in the Internet2 Industry Program, an Industry Member of Internet2 , an InCommon Participant, an InCommon Catalyst, an Evolveum Silver Partner, an Instructure Certified Partner, and an Ed-Fi Alliance Community Member. Unicon is also an AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Consulting Partner, has earned the AWS Education Competency, and is a member of the AWS Public Sector Partner Program. Follow Unicon on LinkedIn, Twitterand Facebook.
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