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CS Significant Bits E-Newsletter

 General Announcements

  • Welcome Back!

    • It's a new semester with many changes. If you are curious about COVID-19 related changes, you can view them on the KSU COVID website.

  • Tea Time

    • Have fun and hang out virtually with people in the CS department! Tea Time offers a chance to catch up with what is going on in the department and meet with alumni and industry partners. If you would like specific topics to be discussed, email Russ Feldhausen (russfeld@ksu.edu) or Nathan Bean (nhbean@ksu.edu) with your ideas! The hours are Tuesdays at 3:30pm and Fridays at 10:30am on Zoom or connect through Google Calendar.

  • EOSIO Smart Contract Challenge

    • EOSIO is offering $200,000 to the first person to solve their challenge. Please see the rules and registration information.

  • Tutoring

    • Holtz Hall is offering tutoring remotely or face-to-face! They offer tutoring for common classes needed for our program like MATH 220, 221, 510 and CIS 115, 200, 300 and 400. View their website to see all the courses they offer tutoring for and how to schedule an appointment!

  • Math Help Sessions

    • Students in math courses can get help from math GTAs in the math help sessions beginning Monday, August 31 on Zoom. Visit the math website to view the schedule and click on any name to join their Zoom session. 

  • Hack K-State Hackathon

    • Hack K-State is the student led Hackathon held at K-State every year. Last year, they had 270 participants and are looking to put the event on in November again! They are currently looking for more organizers. If you are interested in becoming an organizer for the event, email team@hackkstate.tech and they can get you more information!

  • CS Advising

    • Due to COVID-19, our advisors will no longer be taking walk-in appointments. Appointments are preferred to be online via Zoom, however they will also offer face-to-face meetings if needed. Please use the SSC to schedule your appointments. If the matter is urgent, you can email your advisor. If you need assistance, contact the CS Office.

Undergraduate Opportunities

  • CoderDojo Volunteer and Community Outreach Opportunity

    • CoderDojo MHK is a great opportunity for students to get involved mentoring youth in the Manhattan and Geary County communities. The group is ran and founded by Kansas State Computer Science students. In the sessions, elementary and middle school students will work closely with technical mentors to develop deeper programming skills. Demand for mentors is high due to great attendance (about 25 youth per session). As a computer science student at Kansas State, you are invited to apply to become a mentor for CoderDojo and help teach programming to the next generation of leaders in technology. It is a great way to improve your teaching skills and professionally develop. To apply to be a mentor for Coderdojo, please click here.

Scholarships

  • Rowlen Scholarship

    • The Rowlen Scholarship is awarding $2,000 to a student that demonstrates passion for their education and financial future. The deadline is December 15th, 2020. For more information, view their website.

Graduate Opportunities

 

Graduation Information

Graduation Preparation is important! Visit this helpful website when preparing for graduation.

If you plan on graduating this fall, check out this link to start applying. Once you apply you will be put on an email list for events coming up!

 

Classes and Enrollment

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**If you have an event or news you'd like to share in the next CS newsletter, send the details to csoffice@ksu.edu by Monday at noon.**