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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Meet the alumni leaving their mark on the world with our 50 for 50 spotlights

Department Spotlights

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    Student Creativity Shines in Computing Studio Virtual Showcase
    Student Creativity Shines in Computing Studio Virtual Showcase , article

    For the fall 2020 semester, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Sang Won Lee offered his students (mostly seniors) a rare chance to create an artifact of their choice in his Creative Computing Studio course. Eight diverse projects emerged around the themes of remote liveness and internet art, especially relevant given the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    A representative of CACI's university programs team talks with Virginia Tech computer science students at the CS|Source spring 2020 career fair in February, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
    CS|Source Stakeholder Spotlight: CACI , article

    Our people are our greatest asset and Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science graduates are integral to our program’s talent. Virginia Tech's curricula and experiential learning has proven to provide us with “development-ready” students that fit right into our software development. Our CACI intern program boasts more than 200 interns yearly with Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science undergraduates being the largest single-school pool.

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    Stephen Edwards, professor and associate department head for undergraduate education, is the 2021 recipient of the SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education . Photo taken before COVID-19.
    Stephen Edwards Recognized for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education

    The Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) of the Association for Computing Machinery has named Stephen Edwards as the 2021 recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education Award. Initiated in 1981, the award honors an individual or group in recognition of a significant contribution to computer science education.