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Kent State Presents Computer Science Discovery Day on May 1

Posted Apr, 27, 2010

The Department of Computer Science at Kent State University is hosting a Computer Science Discovery Day on Saturday, May 1. Accepted, prospective and interested students, along with their friends and family members, can learn more about the exciting possibilities of studying computer science at Kent State. The activities begin at 10 a.m. in the Mathematics and Computer Science Building, which is adjacent to the first parking lot east of the Student Center parking lot on Summit Street. 

A schedule of activities includes:
• 9:40 a.m. – 10 a.m. –  Registration and Coffee
• 10 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. – Welcome – Tim Moore, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
• 10:20 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. –  Comments with Q&A by computer science alumnus Michael Kovacs of the J. M. Smucker Company
• 10:45 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Coffee Break
• 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Overview of Curriculum – Dale Haverstock
• 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Web Design and Programming Track – Prof. Paul Wang; Information Security Track – Prof. Michael Rothstein; and Game Programming Track – Prof. Arden Ruttan
• 12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m. – Pizza Lunch
• 1 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. – Additional Comments by Kent State computer science student Craig Stewart
• 1:20 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. – Choose Computer Science or Computer Information Systems or Computer Engineering? – Q&A Session with Prof. Arden Ruttan
• 1:40 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. – Building/Lab Tours

Those interested in attending Kent State’s Computer Science Discovery Day are asked to contact Jeanette Carlson at 330-672-9980 or jcarlso4@kent.edu. Please contact Carlson for more information or questions about the day.

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Media Contacts:
Jeanette Carlson, jcarlso4@kent.edu, 330-672-9980
Emily Vincent, evincen2@kent.edu, 330-672-8595