Programming contest awards
|Date: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013||Return|
Computer Science: Department hosts programming contests
The Department of Computer Science at WKU held the annual High School Programming Contest on April 19 and the Gatton Academy Programming Contest on April 24. The contests are sponsored by the Department of Computer Science, Ogden College of Science and Engineering, and WKU.
Seven teams from four high schools in Kentucky participated in the contest. The schools were Barren County High School, Bowling Green High School, Nelson County High School and Warren Central High School. Each team consisted of up to three students.
The first-, second- and third-place teams in the high school contest were Nelson County, Warren Central and Barren County, respectively. Each member of the first-place winning team (Chandler Young and Aaron Brown) from Nelson County received a $1,000 scholarship.
Three teams (each with up to three students) from the Gatton Academy participated in the Gatton contest. Each member of the first-place winning team (Sam Dong and Akhil Ghanta) received a $1,000 scholarship.
Contact: Dr. Rong Yang, firstname.lastname@example.org or (270) 745-2940.
On National Philanthropy Day, WKU’s Division of Development & Alumni Relations was rebranded as Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement; Laura Turner Dugas was named the 2017 Philanthropist of the Year; and a gift for diversity initiatives was announced.
WKU Center for Citizenship and Social Justice (CCSJ), in partnership with WKU Office of Sustainability, is set to host a campus conversation about climate change at 4 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 16) at the Mahurin Honors College & International Center.
The inaugural meeting of the WKU Learn and Earn Advisory Board was held Nov. 9 at the offices of Learn and Earn Business Partner SOKY Jobs.
WKU’s Forensics Team divided into three groups and traveled to Lebanon, Illinois; Normal, Illinois; and Jefferson City, Tennessee, to compete in six tournaments Nov. 11-12.
Students, faculty, and staff from the Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies (CHNGES) and Department of Geography & Geology recently attended national conferences in Arkansas and Washington state.
A bronze statue of longtime WKU supporter and Kentucky State Rep. Jody Richards of Bowling Green was unveiled on WKU’s main campus Monday (Nov. 6) in Jody Richards Hall.
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