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Computer Science Alumni

Thomas Nolen, Jr.

Current Employer: Houston Chronicle
Title: Systems Implementor
Graduation Date: 1999
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Dept: Distribution Systems Support

Thomas works with COBOL via a PC on an IBM Mainframe using the MVS OS and working with a TSO editor maintaining and creating programs for reports. He also works with some online programs that are much different from the class environment. He says the "go to" statement is used profusely. There are other shortcuts implemented but they are company trademarks.