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Computer Science Golden Jubilee
Pre-Homecoming – Golden Jubilee Specific
Alumni and students are invited to compete to design web-based and mobile apps that benefit humanity. Team prizes are: $1000 for 1st place, $600 for 2nd place, $400 for 3rd place. Key dates include:
More information, including inspiring examples and hackathon rules, can be found at the Hackathon for Humanity website. Links to recordings of the live stream will also be made available on the website.
Homecoming – Golden Jubilee Specific
Join us to honor Dr. Arlan DeKock for 38 years of service to Missouri S&T. Arlan served the university as a professor of Computer Science, as the chair of the Department of Computer Science and was founding dean of the School of Management and Information Systems."
Computer Science Building Tour & Facility Discussion
Alumni are especially invited to view the computer artifacts that we have been collecting, to tour the Computer Science Building, and to engage with members of the Academy of Computer Science regarding the facilities. The CS Academy is an elected group of alumni who provide strategic advice to the Computer Science department.
Speaker Series Keynote, Tan Le, “The Future is Closer Than You Think”
Cost: FREE, however tickets are required for entry. Alumni should register now for this and other Homecoming events. 100 tickets are currently allocated for alumni registration. Additional tickets will be made available to Missouri S&T students, faculty, staff, and the Rolla community starting October 14. Total seating capacity: 600.
Tan Le is Founder & CEO of Emotiv Lifesciences, a bioinformatics company advancing our understanding of the human brain and early identification of biomarkers for mental and other neurological conditions using electroencephalography (EEG). She is a technology innovator, entrepreneur, business executive and sought-after speaker.
Hackathon for Humanity Projects Video
Homecoming – General Homecoming Activities with a Computer Science Presence
Alumni Association Miner Legends Lunch
Friday, October 23, 12-1:30 pm
Each year the Miner Alumni Organization honors alumni and faculty who have made a special contribution to the university. The Academy of Computer Science members will attend this lunch. Last year, CS Academy member, Daniel Reed, was presented with a Miner Legends award. Register now for this and other Homecoming events.
Silver and Gold Gathering
Friday, October 23, 5 - 8 p.m. Hasselmann House
Annual mixer for all alumni, being held for the first time this year, in Hasselmann House, the brand new home of Miner Alumni. Reception and buffet dinner. A slide show of Computer Science history at Missouri S&T will be on display in the Kinyon-Koeppler Grand Hall. Register now for this and other Homecoming events.
Homecoming – Other Featured Homecoming Activities
Kummer Student Design Center Open House
1051 N. Bishop Ave., 10 am – 1 pm
Drop in, meet the director and tour the facility.
Saturday, October 24, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Gale Bullman parking lot
Authentic tailgate party with hot dogs and hamburgers, $1 beer, and other tailgate goodies. The university will begin accepting reservations for this event in the fall; event is free (except for the beer) to those who register by a given date. Tickets may also be purchased at the door. Register now for this and other Homecoming events.
Miner Alumni Social
Saturday, October 24, 6-8 p.m. Public House Brewing Company, Rolla
Wrap up your homecoming weekend with a pint and some down-time with fellow alumni. There will be complimentary Alex’s pizza or you can order from the menu (charges will apply). Come and go as you please. Register now for this and other Homecoming events.