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Google Summer of Code 2015 Internships

Apr 12

Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source software projects. They work with many open source, free software, and technology-related groups to identify and fund projects over a three month period. Since its inception in 2005, the program has brought together over 8,500 successful student participants from 101 countries and over 8,300 mentors from over 109 countries worldwide to produce over 50 million lines of code. Through Google Summer of Code, accepted student applicants are paired with a mentor or mentors from the participating projects, thus gaining exposure to real-world software development scenarios and the opportunity for employment in areas related to their academic pursuits. In turn, the participating projects are able to more easily identify and bring in new developers. Best of all, more source code is created and released for the use and benefit of all.

There are projects available in a variety of programming languages such as C#, C++, Python, Java, PHP and more.

Student applications will be accepted from March 16th to March 27th

For more information check out their website at www.google-melange.com


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The Hour of Code at LBCC

Nov 21

Gerry Jenkins will be hosting an Hour of Code event on December 9 and 11th from 3:00 to 4:30 in Room LAC-M116.  

This will give anyone a chance to test drive doing fun computer science things and is aligned with a global event that has to goal of having 100 Million people participate in a Hour of Code. 
See http://hourofcode.com/us for more information.

Go here to make reservation: http://goo.gl/forms/h7RRG6Nh1Y



Our Advisory Board Works For You

Nov 20

One important contribution program advisors make to the Computer & Office Studies Department is to provide recommendations for potential new courses. Before a new course can be offered, we need to know that the professional community agress that the course is relevant.

As a result of our Program Advisory Committee's (PAC) input and support, we have developed two new Android Mobile Application courses which are now being offered. 

  • COSP 201 - Mobile App Development 
  • COSP 230 - Android App Development in Java

Also, based on PAC input, the following classes are in development to be taught beginning Fall 2015:

  • BCOM 25 - Introduction to Social Media
  • COSN 250 - Introduction to Cloud Computing


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