Beyond the classroom

Female student working on app

Computer Science Association

Join the Computer Science Association, which sponsors guest speakers, conducts programming contests, arranges tours of companies that hire graduates and provides opportunities for advanced students to tutor and mentor first-year students. 

Learn more


Pursue an internship in a company or institution, and gain software development experience in finance, defense, manufacturing, government or other fields.


Exceptional students are able to receive awards of excellence for commitment in their program. Our most recent award winners include:

Oebele VanDyk Outstanding Computer Science Award
Sushmita Banerjee (2019)

Outstanding Senior in Information Science Award
Joshua Harkness (2018)

Distinguished Cognitive Science Senior Award
Charles Christ, Kimberly Hirsch, and Grace Roessling

Randolph M. Odendahl Computer Science Dept Service Award
Mark Williams (2015)