Bill Gates and friends discuss why "every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn to code."
Code - it's what makes 21st century communication work. Whether you want to just get a taste through one class, gain valuable skills through a minor, or become an expert through a major, the Department of Computer Science can help you develop digital literacy that empowers whatever path you pursue in life. Watch the video to see what some famous people say about coding. (Video brought to you by code.org)
B.S. - 2012
Austin received a B.S. in computer science from our department in 2012, receiving the "Outstanding Undergraduate Student" award at graduation. Since graduation he has been working as a software developer for Datawatch Corporation. During his time with Datawatch he has worked on several desktop products, earning a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification for Windows applications development along the way. Recently, Austin lived in Stockholm, Sweden for three months to facilitate the integration of a newly acquired team / product into the organization and upon returning acted as technical lead for a team of developers at the Datawatch office here in Greensboro.
Student Highlight - Kendall Pitts and Jonathon Tovey
Congratulations to computer science students Kendall Pitts and Jonathon Tovey for winning the UNCG Student Excellence Award, UNCG’s highest academic honor for undergraduate students. In addition to excellent grades, the criteria for this award include creativity and originality; motivation, initiative and perserverance; analytic, synthetic and critical thinking skills; and the ability to communicate ideas both orally and in writing. We are honored to have such outstanding students in our department!