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The Not-Quite-Winter-Break Programming Contest

The School of Computer Science would like to invite you to the Not-Quite-Winter-Break Programming Contest, to be held on December 5th at 1pm.

Not a member of SoCS? Not a problem. Everyone is welcome. The only rule is that at least one person on your team needs to be from the School of Computer Science. They can be a student, staff member, faculty member, or alumnus.

New to programming? Not a problem. The contest is open to everyone; all skill levels, all departments.

Also - prizes and awards!

ONCWIC 2014 to be hosted by the University of Guelph!

The School of Computer Science at the University of Guelph is happy to announce that we have been chosen to host the 5th Ontario Celebration of Women in Computing conference for 2014!

The ONCWIC conference will include keynote speakers, workshops, student poster presentations and panels on a variety of topics. The conference will foster social and networking opportunities, the opportunity to present and discuss research projects and allow students to be part of a larger community of women in technology.

Visit from Shawn C. Wilde

On Friday, November 8th, the School of Computer Science was visited by Shawn C. Wilde, a student from the 1970's who graduated with a B.A in Computer and Information Science.

Shawn visited the CIS*3210 Computer Networks class to discuss his 10 years of IT experience and 20 years of Software Development experience. Shawn brought to life his career in the Silicon Valley, the IT side of business and how a career after Guelph University has sustained him.

Upcoming GCC Meetings

The Guelph Coding Community will be meeting every Wednesday evening for the rest of the semester. Find out more information here.

All meetings will be held in Reynolds 114, will run from 7pm-9pm, and will include a keynote speaker, plus several shorter presentations. The tentative speaker list can be found below. Get involved outside of the classroom, learn cool tips, and get to know your classmates. Join the GCC. Tentative Speaker List for the Month of November

Dean’s Scholarship Winners Announced

The School of Computer Science is pleased to announce that three of our undergraduate students have been awarded the Dean's Scholarship. Winners are recognized for their academic performance. Congratulations to the following award winners:

  • Bryson Boreland
  • Andrew Halligan
  • Jameson Reed
At the Farm To Fork launch event

A Cause To Celebrate

More than a year in development, third and fourth year students from the School of Computer Science officially launched the Farm-To-Fork.ca website on Thursday, October 3rd.

2013 Award Winners

The School of Computer Science is pleased to announce the winners of this year's Annual Undergraduate Awards. The awards honour the top students in each of the first three years of study, and the student with the highest cumulative average.

Dr. Mary McLeish Scholarship (First Year)