HOUSTON, TX, January 11, 2019 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Janice Talley Larson, EdD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Larson celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Displaying impressive educational drive, Dr. Larson earned an Associate of Arts in computers from San Jacinto College in 1981 and a Bachelor of Arts in computer information systems from the University of Houston-Clear Lake in 1984. Thereafter, she earned a Master of Arts in computer systems and a Doctor of Education in instructional technology from the University of Houston in 1988 and 1999, respectively. Most recently a programmer and creative process consultant in League City, TX, where she worked from 2003 to 2006, she commenced her career as a programmer with Control Applications in Houston, TX. As her career progressed, she also worked as a computer science instructor at San Jacinto College, a computer science reader with Educational Testing Service and a programmer for shuttle cockpit avionics upgrades with the United Space Alliance.
Influenced by her professors at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, Dr. Larson was motivated to pursue teaching out of a desire to give others the professional opportunities she had experienced. In addition to her primary career endeavors, she worked as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston-Clear Lake in 1996 and 1999 and again from 2003 to 2005. Dr. Larson is unparalleled in her support of the computer sciences, and she was a sponsor for the Computer Science Club in Houston from 1992 to 1994.
Interested in remaining abreast of professional developments, Dr. Larson belongs to the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, as well as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. She also maintains membership with the University of Houston Clear Lake Alumni Association, the University of Houston Alumni Association, and numerous honor societies. In light of her considerable professional strides, Dr. Larson has been recognized in such publications as Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, Who's Who in the World and Who's Who of American Women.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Larson has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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