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Caretta Davis and David Macleod provide computer training for Senior Community Service Employment Program

April 8, 2011

The Senior Community Service Employment Program recently requested volunteer Elon students to provide computer job skill training to seniors. Two students, Caretta Davis and David MacLeod, in the CIS 211 Management Information Systems course taught by Professor Maureen Allen prepared and conducted workshops for 2.5 hours on April 4th and April 6th. The training provided the seniors the fundamental skills needed to use Google Gmail.

Seven Computing Sciences Majors Accepted to IT Summer Analyst Program at Credit Suisse

April 3, 2011

Credit Suisse is a world-leading financial services company with offices located around the world with offices in Switzerland, United Kingdom, Brazil, Hong Kong, Japan and the United States. Over 25% of Credit Suisse employees are in information technology. In an effort to identify and potentially hire outstanding IT graduates from the class of 2012, Credit Suisse offers paid, ten week summer internship programs for rising seniors at selective locations to include Raleigh, North Carolina.

Senior Amy Eubanks Wins Best Poster ar 49th Annual ACM Southeast Conference

March 29, 2011

The 49th Annual ACM Southeast Conference was held at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia on March 24-26th, 2011. The conference presented a best poster award for student posters authored by graduate and undergraduate students without faculty co-authors. Amy Eubanks, a senior Computer Science and Mathematics major at Elon won the best poster award.

Joel Hollingsworth presents at ACMSE 2011

March 29, 2011

On March 25, 2011, Joel Hollingsworth presented a paper co-authored with Dave Powell at the 49th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Southeast Conference at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia. The title of the paper was "Requiring Web-based Cloud and Mobile Computing in a Computer Science Undergraduate Curriculum". This conference is the oldest running ACM conference.

Shannon Duvall interviewed by WFMY News on Jeopardy IBM Challenge

February 16, 2011

Professor Shannon Duvall is an expert on Artificial Intelligence and has done extensive research on natural language dialog systems. On Feb. 15th, she was visited by a local news station, WFMY News 2, to get her reaction to the second day of the Jeopardy IBM Challenge.

Hollingsworth and Powell to give workshop at SIGCSE 2011

January 11, 2011

SIGCSE 2011 Technical Symposium is the largest annual event focused on computer science education and is being held March 9 - 12, 2011 in Dallas Texas. The four day event brings educators from around the world to present papers, posters, panels and workshops. Joel Hollingsworth and Dave Powell will present a three hour workshop titled "Developing an Android Mobile Application for the Google App Engine Cloud.

Fall CSC420 Game Programming

December 15, 2010

On December 14, 2010, five teams from CSC 420 Game Programming and Computer Graphics displayed the games that they specified, design, implemented and tested during the fall semester in Professor Duvall's class.

Three Elon CIS and CS seniors complete summer undergraduate research experiences

September 9, 2010

During the past summer, the Computing Sciences department was proud to have three CIS and CS seniors complete ten week summer undergraduate research experiences at three different universities. Amanda Bienz did her research at Clemson University. She worked on a Virtual Patient project to allow students majoring in nursing to train by asking questions of a computer program instead of a professor. Amy Eubanks did her research at Elon University. She worked on an augmented reality application for mobile smart phones to persuade people to spend more time outdoors. Katherine Vogt did her research at Virginia Tech. She investigated the collaborative use of large display environments for sense-making and visual analytics.