|[December 12, 2012]
Acxiom Awards Diversity Scholarships
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. --(Business Wire)--
(NASDAQ: ACXM) has awarded its 2012 Diversity Scholarships to computer
science students Kaleigh Clary and Andres Ramirez of Hendrix College; Rachel
Elledge of Rhodes College; and Rachel Kirby and Clifford Tawiah
of the University of Central Arkansas.
"Today's marketing challenges can't be solved without a robust mix of
perspectives, skills and experiences," said Jena Compton, Acxiom (News - Alert) senior
vice president of human resources. "That is why Acxiom promotes a
diverse working environment as an essential element to the advancement
of our global influence in the data and marketing industry."
The new Diversity Scholarship program provides a $5,00 award and
one-year internship opportunity for student segments - women,
minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities - who are
under-represented in the field of information technology. Recipients are
selected based on academic achievement, field of study and areas of
professional interest. More information is available at http://www.acxiom.com/diversity/.
Acxiom is a recognized leader in marketing services and technology that
enable marketers to successfully manage audiences, personalize consumer
experiences and create profitable customer relationships. Our superior
industry-focused, consultative approach combines consumer data and
analytics, databases, data integration and consulting solutions for
personalized, multichannel marketing strategies. Acxiom leverages over
40 years of experience in data management to deliver high-performance,
highly secure, reliable information management services. Founded in
1969, Acxiom is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, and serves
clients around the world from locations in the United States, Europe,
Asia-Pacific and South America. For more information about Acxiom, visit Acxiom.com.
Acxiom is a registered trademark of Acxiom Corporation.
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