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)
M.S. - 2000
Keir received an M.S. in computer science from our department in 2000 and is a member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society. Since then, he has been a published author of a Linux programming book (The Definitive Guide To Linux Network Programming) and started his own software company, Xtern Software. His company specializes in cloud-backed mobile solutions for iOS and Android. Keir remains involved with the department through his membership in the Industry Advisory Board and has hired a number of our graduates.
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!