Philip Friedman, President and CEO of Computer Generated Solutions, Is Awarded Honorary Degree from Yeshiva University at the Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation
Philip Friedman was awarded an honorary degree by the Yeshiva University (YU) President, Richard M. Joel at its 87th Annual Hanukkah Convocation and Dinner, Sunday, December 11, 2011 at The Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
New York, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2011
Computer Generated Solutions (CGS) announced today that Philip Friedman, President and Chief Executive Officer of CGS was awarded an honorary degree by the Yeshiva University (YU) President, Richard M. Joel at its 87th Annual Hanukkah Convocation and Dinner, Sunday, December 11, 2011 at The Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Ã¢Å“Each year Yeshiva University awards honorary degrees to exceptional members from the University community and beyond who have demonstrated committed leadership and dedication to educationÃ¢ said Robyn Hartman, Senior Director and Scroll of Honor Opportunities, Ã¢Å“Philip Friedman came to the USA with very little, and with much hard work, perseverance and education, turned it into Computer Generated Solutions (CGS), an international technology company with over 4,000 employees. This hard work and dedication earned him the means to become a generous supporter of YU. Philip Friedman endowed the Alexander Friedman Scholarship Fund in honor of his father, which awards need-based scholarships and paid summer internship opportunities to YU students.Ã¢
Ã¢Å“I am very honored to receive this award and be part of the University’s cherished traditionÃ¢ said Philip Friedman, President and CEO of CGS, Ã¢Å“I take great pride in supporting a University whose goal is to transform the lives of its students and provide a nurturing yet rigorous environment in which to learn. My dedication to higher education is realized everyday as these students prepare to become our future leaders.Ã¢
As a member of the UniversityÃ¢s board of trustees and a former member of the board of YUÃ¢s SYMS School of Business, Mr. Friedman has been committed to Jewish learning throughout his life.
For more than twenty-seven years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through technology. Headquartered in New York City, CGS employs over 4,000 professionals in 20 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With global delivery capabilities, expertise across leading platforms and deep experience in multiple industries, CGS has become the IT partner of choice for thousands of organizations worldwide. CGS delivers a wide array of proprietary and third-party business applications, technology and business services, and business process outsourcing solutions, including customer care, technical support and corporate learning & training. For more information please visit http://www.cgsinc.com.
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