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Events

  • High Tea with the Dean

    Thursday, October 30, 2014

    4:00 PM-6:00 PM

    University Crossings, room 153

    • Current Students

    Drexel's UG Student Government Association (USGA) invites CCI undergraduate students to an open forum where you can come and ask questions about the new college, curriculum and address any concerns you may have about the college to CCI Dean David Fenske and other CCI Senior Faculty and Professional Staff.

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  • College of Computing & Informatics Fall Undergraduate Open House

    Sunday, November 9, 2014

    10:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Drexel University Main Campus

    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Parents & Families

    The College of Computing & Informatics is the focal point for Drexel’s computing and information research and education. Addressing the national demand for graduates in computing and data science, the College will educate students in the vastly growing fields of computing and informatics through multi-disciplinary subjects, ranging from big data to software development to cyber security, within its undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Informatics, Information Systems, Information Technology and Software Engineering. Get to know Drexel and the College of Computing & Informatics by attending Drexel's Fall Open House on November 9.

    During this full-day event, you'll find:
    • Information about how Drexel’s innovative academic programs integrate classroom study and real-world experience
    • The facts about Drexel Co-op and how you can graduate with up to 18 months of professional experience on your résumé
    • The inside information on admissions, student life, accelerated degrees, the Honors Program, Study Abroad, undergraduate research, financial aid, and more
    • The opportunity to meet with current Drexel and CCI students, faculty and staff, plus tour the campus

    Register to visit Drexel and the College of Computing & Informatics on November 9 at http://www.drexel.edu/undergrad/visit/events/fall-open-houses/

    Questions? Contact Matt Lechtenberg at 215.895.1951 or email ml333@drexel.edu.

    Directions to Drexel can be found at http://www.drexel.edu/about/directions/

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  • Center for the Study of Libraries, Information & Society (CSLIS) Inaugural Lecture

    Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM

    Paul Peck Alumni Center Located on the southeast corner of 32nd & Market Streets Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    Libraries: What Is The Way Forward?

    2014 CSLIS Fellow Joseph Janes, Associate Professor and MLIS Program Chair, iSchool, University of Washington, will present the CSLIS inaugural lecture.

    Tuesday, November 11, 2014
    Talk: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
    Reception: 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

    Drexel University Main Campus
    Paul Peck Alumni Center
    32nd & Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

    This event will include welcoming remarks, the lecture, the panelists’ responses to the lecture, a Q&A session and reception.

    Click Here to RSVP

    This lecture will be recorded and available for later viewing on the College of Computing & Informatics YouTube page.

    About the Speaker:
    Joseph Janes is Associate Professor and Chair of the MLIS Program at the University of Washington Information School. A frequent speaker in the US and abroad, he was the Founding Director of the Internet Public Library and the author of several books on librarianship, technology, and their relationship, including Library 2020. He has written a monthly column for American Libraries magazine since 2002, and is the creator of the podcast series "Documents That Changed the World". He is the 2006 recipient of the Isadore Gilbert Mudge award from the American Library Association for distinguished contributions to reference librarianship. He holds the M.L.S. and Ph.D. from Syracuse University, and has taught at the University of Michigan, the University of Toronto, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the State University of New York at Albany as well as at Syracuse and Washington. For additional information, please refer to Janes’ faculty profile.

    About the Panel of Respondents:
    Stacey A. Aldrich, Deputy Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries
    Siobhan A. Reardon, President and Director, Free Library of Philadelphia
    Adam Townes, Doctoral Candidate researching “Urban Public Library Service for Underserved Groups: A Study of Contemporary Public Library Practice,” CCI, Drexel University
    Veronica Britto, M.S.L.S., Vice-President/President-Elect, Philadelphia Chapter of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association; Branch Manager, Lovett Branch Library, Free Library of Philadelphia

    This event is funded by the College of Computing & Informatics and the Office of Faculty Development & Equity Career Development Awards program.

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  • College of Computing & Informatics Undergraduate Campus Visit

    Friday, November 21, 2014

    10:00 AM-1:30 PM

    Drexel University Main Campus

    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Parents & Families

    The College of Computing & Informatics is the focal point for Drexel’s computing and information research and education.

    Addressing the national demand for graduates in computing and data science, the College will educate students in the vastly growing fields of computing and informatics through multi-disciplinary subjects, ranging from big data to software development to cyber security, within its undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Informatics, Information Systems, Information Technology and Software Engineering.

    Get to know Drexel and the College of Computing & Informatics through a Campus Visit on November 21.

    The event includes:

    • An information session that highlights Drexel Co-op, academic offerings and the admission and financial aid processes, with time at the end for your questions.
    • A student-guided campus tour that includes stops at academic buildings, recreation center and a residence hall.
    • A meeting with academic representatives from the College of Computing & Informatics to discuss the opportunities available within the majors offered by the College.

    Register for the Campus Visit on November 21 by visiting
    http://drexel.edu/undergrad/visit/campus-visits/

    Questions? Contact Matt Lechtenberg at 215.895.1951 or ml333@drexel.edu.

    Directions to Drexel can be found at http://www.drexel.edu/about/directions/

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