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Congratulations Justin

Last week, School of Computer Science student Justin Carvalho was awarded the Associate Vice President Academic Teaching Assistant Award of Excellence (2015).

Justin received the award in recognition of his outstanding contributions as a teaching assistant on campus.

The nomination package, written by Dr. Judi McCuaig and several faculty from the School of Computer Science summarizes Justin as follows:

Fall Semester 2015

Welcome to all of the new students in the School of Computer Science, and welcome back to all returning students.

This week, and in the weeks to come, there will be ample opportunity for students to get involved beyond the classroom. The following list is just a sample of the events you can expect to see throughout September and the fall semester.

Computer Science Fall BBQ

Celebrate the start of the university year by joining us for some great food, cotton candy, music and activities while connecting with the computer science community! Did we mention there will be a mobile video game truck provided by Game Asylum?

Join us for our BBQ and video game party on wheels! Free event for all computer science students!

Event Details:

Where: Outside Reynolds Building
When: Thursday, September 10th Time: 5pm - 8pm
Rain location: Gryphon Field House

Join The SoCS

The School of Computer Science invites applications from outstanding individuals for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in the area of Computer Science, with special emphasis on Software Engineering.

The anticipated start data of the positions is November 2, 2015. Successful candidates are expected to devote approximately equal time to research and to teaching within the School, as well as devoting time to service.

Startup Weekend Guelph

Startup Weekend Guelph returns this August. The event takes place August 28-30, beginning at 6:30pm on Friday, and ending at 6pm on Sunday.

Join fellow entrepreneurs in the McLaughlin Library at the University of Guelph, to pitch ideas, learn about startups and the startup community, meet new people, and maybe even co-found Canada's newest company.

Accessibility Design Success

Congratulations to Mark Goldberg, an undergraduate student in the School of Computer Science, who took 2nd place in the Graphic and User Interface/Interactive Design category of the Connect Enabling Change competition.

40 Under 40 Awards

The School of Computer Science is proud to announce that three of our own have been awarded Guelph Mercury's 40 Under 40 honours for 2015.

Student Honoured With Teaching Award

The School of Computer Science is proud to announce that Justin Carvalho has been awarded the Associate VP Academic Teaching Assistant Award of Excellence.

This award is presented to "an outstanding individual, who demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to enhancing the undergraduate learning experience".

Justin, currently enrolled in the Masters of Computer Science program, graduated from the computer science major this past semester.

Congratulations Justin. Very well deserved!

Congratulations 2015 Graduates

The School of Computer Science would like to congratulate the graduating class of 2015.

Yesterday, SoCS students crossed the stage to receive their Bachelor of Computer Science General, and Honours degrees (in computer science and software engineering).

Two students were highlighted for their outstanding achievement and academic success. Specifically, Ian Dingle and Andrija Jovanov were each awarded the Capstick Award for achieving the highest cumulative grade point average. Their names will be inscribed on a plaque that will hang in the halls of the Reynolds building.

Iron Tracker App Team Welcomed to the Ontario Parliament, Queen’s Park, by MPP Chris Ballard

On May 26th, 2015, the Canadian Hemochromatosis Society (CHS) and some members of the Guelph Iron Tracker App Team (Gary Grewal and Andrew D’Angelo) were welcomed to the Ontario Legislature by Chris Ballard, MPP for Newmarket and Aurora. MPP Ballard rose to make a statement about hemochromatosis and the work of CHS, as well as the importance of the Iron Tracker app to those suffering with hemochromatosis.