Boston University’s Metropolitan College Awards Local Information Technology CEO with Distinguished Alumni Award

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(Boston) — Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) awarded Founder, President, and CEO of Liaison International George Haddad a 2009 Distinguished Computer Science Alumni Award. Haddad was presented with the award at a reception at Boston University’s Charles River Campus on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Computer Science at MET.

MET Alumni Officer Laura Blanchard said: “We are thrilled to honor George for his accomplishments in the computer science industry. Alumni are an important part of our community and we enjoy calling attention to those individuals who are succeeding as a result of their Boston University education.”

Haddad founded Liaison International in 1990 and served as President and CEO since its inception. Under his leadership, Liaison International became the leader in providing Centralized Application Services and Information Technology Services to educational associations, accrediting agencies, and academic institutions. In his role as CEO, Haddad is responsible for driving the company’s strategic planning and business growth strategy. He holds a Masters Degree in Computer Information Systems from Boston University and currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Boston University Academy and the Board of Visions of a Better World Foundation.

About Metropolitan College and Boston University
As one of the 17 degree-granting bodies that comprise Boston University, Metropolitan College (MET) offers part-time, full-time and international students a remarkable range of choices for study to enrich their lives and advance their careers. MET offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, diploma and certificate programs. For more information about Metropolitan College visit

Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. With more than 30,000 students, it is the fourth largest independent university in the United States. Boston University contains 17 colleges and schools along with a number of multi-disciplinary centers and institutes which are central to the school’s research and teaching mission.

About Liaison International
The mission of Liaison International is to provide state-of-the-art information technology products and services to educational associations, accrediting agencies, and institutions of higher education; to create an environment for sharing common technologies and best practices; and to contribute to the advancement of health professions education through comprehensive, innovative and collaborative technology-based projects. For more information about Liaison International, please visit