The National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT) Academic Alliance (AA) and Symmantec have funded TCNJ CS student Michele Dey and WICS to build community by having students work together on a software project. This project will serve as a way for participants to exchange knowledge, skills, experience, and ideas. Peer mentoring will occur through [...]
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On Saturday, April 13th, the Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) chapter of The College of New Jersey hosted an alumni roundtable discussion. TCNJ Computer Science alumni, now at different graduate schools and tech companies, shared their post-graduation experiences with current TCNJ students. The graduate students discussed their struggles with applying to graduate school, adjusting to their [...]
Dr. Edward Kim, a Computer Science and Interactive Multimedia professor, has been awarded a Phase I prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) for a Health 2.0 Developer Challenge. The challenge was to propose gaming and gamification concepts to generate health data that can be incorporated into the Aligning Forces data set. In addition to [...]
The Charles Goldberg and Normal Neff Prize is awarded annually by the Computer Science Department to a student (or students) who has (or have) demonstrated academic excellence in Computer Science and who will be continuing into graduate study in Computer Science.
Selected from nearly 1,500 applications from over 120 universities, CS student Glen Oakley was named a 2013 KPCB Engineering Fellow. Please congratulate Glen on his very prestigious award!
Stephen Lombardi, computer science Ph.D. candidate at Drexel University and TCNJ alum, is the recipient of the 2013 Jay Modi Award. He will be recognized for his academic accomplishments during the 5th Annual Jay Modi Memorial Lecture March 11, 2013 in Behrakis Grand Hall (3210 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia). The Jay Modi Award is presented annually to a Computer Science [...]
CS Student featured in Popular Science, New York Post, and Lifehacker for Android App
Congratulations to Dr. Andrea Salgian for her accepted SIGCSE paper titled, “Teaching Creativity in Computer Science”. The paper is co-authored by Teresa Nakra from the Music Department, Chris Ault from IMM, and Yunfeng (Jennifer) Wang from Mechanical Engineering. Here is an abstract of the paper. Abstract: In this paper, we describe how a multidisciplinary undergraduate course in Conducting Robots [...]
You can read about our celebration of computing event in the recent SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 45, No. 1. The bulletin celebrates computer science and those who promote it. The bulletin also features other schools and their CSEdWeek activities.
Dr. Pete DePasquale will be holding a workshop at the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges – Northeastern Region (CCSC) conference in April 2013. The title of his workshop is “Getting Started with Cloud Services: A Hands-On Workshop”. Congratulations to Dr. DePasquale!