Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute. Though the University's service area has generally extended throughout Texas and the world, the University's target service area for offering undergraduate and graduate programs of study includes the Texas Gulf Coast Region and urban Texas centers. The University's research foci include extending knowledge in all disciplines offered and incorporating research-based experiences in both undergraduate and graduate students' academic development.
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Princeton has been at the forefront of computing since Alan Turing, Alonzo Church and John von Neumann were among its residents. The department has experienced significant growth over the last few years, and is now home to 30 faculty, with strong groups in theory, systems, graphics/media, programming languages, computational science, security, AI, and computational biology.
Purdue University has a tradition of ethical conduct spanning its history. As a land-grant institution, they demonstrate their responsiveness to their constituencies and extend to them access to their knowledge resources. They nurture relationships with other partners in education who support their vision or join us to foster common interests. They integrate their mission with their responsibilities. They contribute their knowledge resources impartially in serving their public purposes. As faculty, students, staff, and administrators, they are a community of dedicated learners, scholars, professionals, and practitioners - all contributing their talents to uphold their standards, and improve themselves and the broader community in which they live and work. Their responsibilities and obligations toward the advancement of learning, discovery, and engagement in the University and in Indiana extend to their nation and the world.
Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Lakewood, Colorado, Red Rocks Community College offers more than 150 programs and 650 courses leading to two-year degrees or professional certificates. Red Rocks has campuses in Lakewood and Arvada. Courses are delivered in formats from traditional classroom to online to self-paced and weekend classes. Since 1969, Red Rocks Community College has delivered a quality education to an eclectic mix of students of all ages, incomes and backgrounds. For many of their 14,000 annual students, Red Rocks is the convenient community college just down the street. For others, a Red Rocks program or course is worth traveling halfway around the world.
Rensselaer offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Students are encouraged to work in interdisciplinary that allow them to combine scholarly work from several departments or schools. The university provides rigorous, engaging, interactive learning environments and campus-wide opportunities for leadership, collaboration, and creativity. For almost two centuries, Rensselaer has maintained its reputation for providing an undergraduate education of undisputed intellectual rigor based on educational innovation in the laboratory, classroom, and studio. The Institute is especially well-known for its success in the transfer of technology from the laboratory to the marketplace so that new discoveries and inventions benefit human life, protect the environment, and strengthen economic development. One root, written into the school’s founding documents, is “...the application of science to the common purposes of life.” The second root, also built into the school’s origin, was the employment of unique educational strategies.
Rhodes mathematics and computer science majors are active and engaged in the life of the department...we′ve mentioned just a few ways that we regularly engage our majors. Our department has seven mathematicians and two computer scientists who are committed to effective classroom teaching, maintain active research programs, and foster partnerships in Memphis and beyond. Investigate our web pages to learn more about the department′s faculty, our course offerings, and the many opportunities we offer.
The department at Rice has a three-sided mission: to create knowledge, to disseminate knowledge, and to provide service to their communities - the local Rice community and the broader community beyond the campus. From anti lock brakes to airbags, secondary oil recovery to weather prediction, advanced imaging technology to digital enhancement in the cinema, computation is changing the world. Contrary to popular belief, the job market in computer science and information technology is robust and growing (a fact highlighted by the recent ACM task force on Outsourcing, chaired by their own Moshe Vardi).
RIT is a place where brilliant minds assemble and collaborate, where they pool together their individual talents across disciplines in service of big projects and big ideas. It is a vibrant community teeming with students collaborating with experts and specialists: a hub of innovation. It is an intersection of disciplines, a launching pad for a brilliant career, and a highly unique state of mind. The B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences is newest and largest college of RIT, the Golisano College includes the departments of Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering and Networking, Security, and Systems Administration as well as the Laboratory for Applied Computing. This mixture of applied computing disciplines is unique and allows the college to offer a strong, diverse series of programs centered around computing, from the infrastructure designer's to the end user's point of view.
Roger Williams University is an independent, co-educational institution with a focus on undergraduate learning, paired with strong, related master's degree programs. The University is also home to Rhode Island's only law school. No matter what their major, their transdisciplinary general education program provides all Roger Williams graduates with a comprehensive foundation in the liberal arts, where they develop the problem solving, reasoning, communications and teamwork attributes that employers seek. The Computer Information Systems major prepares students for careers that integrate state-of-the-art concepts and technologies with a solid foundation in established business computing practice. This combination of disciplines provides students with the skills employers need for maintaining today's systems as well as the skills required for the development of next-generation systems. The program is intensely hands-on, as the instructional focus is on building solutions to business problems.
The CS group for women called "gEECS" i.e. girls in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Software Engineering meets three to four times a term and gives the women an opportunity to get to know each other and plan outreach activities with middle and high school girls. Along with DePauw University and Indiana University at Bloomington, they are organizing INWIC 2008 (Indiana Women in Computing). This is a conference for women in computer science programs in Indiana and is a great opportunity for their students to network with other young women in the field and share their ideas. Their faculty teaches two-day workshops for high school Computer Science teachers in Indiana, to help them prepare their students for the CS Advanced Placement exams.