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CS Significant Bits E-Newsletter

 General Announcements

  • Tea Time Office Hours

    • Tea Time is taking place Tuesdays at 3:30pm and Fridays at 10:30am through the Spring semester. Tea Time Office Hours is meant to remind students that the faculty are here not just to teach, but to share, advise, and help students navigate the world. This event will be held via Zoom. For more information, please email russfeld@ksu.edu. 

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

  • SMART Scholarship

    • The SMART Scholarship is offered by the Department of Defense for anyone in the STEM fields. For more information, view their flyer or visit their website.

  • PixelPlex Scholarship

    • PixelPlex Scholarship is offering a $2000 bi-annually to students of the Department of Computer Science. To be eligible students must be a U.S. citizen, be enrolled at KSU, and studying a science related topic: technology, engineering, etc. The deadline is June 5 and the second deadline is December 5. For more information go to their website

  • Network-Olympus Scholarship

    • Every year, Network-Olympus offers a merit-based $1,000 scholarship award to a student of computer engineering or computer science. They are doing this because they know how expensive it may be for young adults to pay their tuition, and every little bit helps. Their program is available for US high-school seniors, graduates, and college students. View their website for requirements and the application. The deadline to apply is July 1, 2020.

  • DIGIS Scholarship

    • DIGIS is a software development and IT company based out of the Ukraine. They have opened up what will become an annual scholarship program awarded to students interested in these respective fields! The most important requirements are that you be a first-year undergrad, can provide examples of source-code on GitHub, can demonstrate at least one project, and are passionate! The deadline to apply is July 23, 2020, with full information being located on their website.

  • Integra Sources Scholarship

    • Integra Sources is an electronics design house providing custom software and hardware solutions and specializes in many different areas. The winning applicant will be rewarded $1,000 and encouraged to spend the grant on self-education purposes to acquire new skills and knowledge necessary for professional growth. Apply on their website. The deadline to apply is September 1st, 2020.

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

  • ENGL 415 and 516: Qualtrics surveys have been developed to enable students to request permission to enroll in ENGL 415 and 516. These links are term-specific (either Summer 2020 or Fall 2020). To request permission to enroll in ENGL 415 (for current seniors only) and 516 (Fall 2020) click here.

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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.**