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The Need For a New Graduation Rite of Passage

symbol for The Pledge of the Computing Professional

The symbol for The Pledge of the Computing Professional is a matrix with the word "Honor" encoded in ASCII.

A new organization is being proposed that is solely intended to promote and recognize the ethical and moral behavior in graduates of computing-related degree programs as they transition to careers of service to society.

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A video of the inaugural Pledge Ceremony held in May 2011 at Ohio Northern University is now available on YouTube at:

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