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Acxiom Awards $5,000 Scholarships to 10 College Students

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Acxiom®,
the data and technology foundation for the world’s best marketers, today
announced the 10 winners in the company’s Diversity Scholarship Program.

This initiative offers $5,000 scholarships to U.S.-based students from
diverse backgrounds who are enrolled in a full-time post-secondary
degree program such as Computer Science, Computer Information Systems,
Management Information Systems, Information Quality, Information
Systems, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics or related areas of
study.

“We congratulate our scholarship recipients on this exciting
accomplishment,” said Dennis Self, Acxiom CEO. “This scholarship program
represents Acxiom’s continued commitment to helping the next generation
of leaders pursue their dreams through computer science and information
technology careers. Our goal is to provide opportunities for students to
obtain future success and help foster a more diverse pool of qualified
talent, which will benefit the marketing and technology industries for
many years.”

This is the Acxiom Diversity Scholarship Program’s eighth year.
Diversity scholarship recipients are selected based on their ability to
demonstrate a combination of academic achievement, field of study aimed
at Information Technology and professional interest as it relates to
Acxiom’s business needs.

This year’s Acxiom Diversity Scholarship recipients are:

  • Timi Adebishi – Computer Science at Philander Smith College; Little
    Rock, Arkansas
  • Oluwafunmilayo Adeiwura – Computer Science and Mathematics at
    Philander Smith College; Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Mingyi Chen – Operations Management and Information Systems at
    Northern Illinois University; DeKalb, Illinois
  • Chima Ezirim – Computer Science at Huston-Tillotson University;
    Austin, Texas
  • Taylor Nguyen – Computer Science at the University of Central
    Arkansas; Conway, Arkansas
  • Innocent Nsabimana – Computer Science at Hendrix College; Conway,
    Arkansas
  • Celestie Okechukwu – Computer Information Systems and Mathematics at
    Huston-Tillotson University; Austin, Texas
  • Rehnuma Seheli – Business Information Systems at the University of
    Arkansas at Little Rock; Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Nato Natogoma Silue – Information Systems at the University of Central
    Arkansas; Conway, Arkansas
  • Tessah West – Management Information Systems at the University of
    Arkansas at Monticello; Monticello; Arkansas

“Acxiom believes that diversity sparks innovation and that an inclusive
workplace environment encourages everyone to share their unique
perspectives and skills,” said Mary Ward, Chief People Officer at
Acxiom. “Our Diversity Scholarship Program takes Acxiom’s values into
the community by supporting the goals of brilliant future leaders. We
look forward to the contributions these students will make to our
industry.”

About Acxiom
Acxiom provides the data and technology
foundation for the world’s best marketers. We enable people-based
marketing everywhere through a simple, open approach to connecting
systems and data that drives seamless customer experiences and higher
ROI. A leader in identity and ethical data use for more than 50 years,
Acxiom helps thousands of clients and partners around the globe work
together to create a world where all marketing is relevant. Acxiom is a
registered trademark of Acxiom LLC. For more information, visit Acxiom.com.