- 2:44 pm - Thu, Mar 28, 2013
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Dominion Enterprises 5th Annual Hack-a-Thon
Computer Science students Jasmine Blunt, Darryl Walden, Justin Glymph, Sean Michael Galvin and Ashley Hall represented Norfolk State University in the Dominion Enterprises 5th Annual Hack-a-Thon on March 21-22, 2013.
Our students were assigned to develop a web application for ForRent.com during the 2-day competition, and won the “Cleanest Code” award. Their code will be implemented into the live online site.
Please congratulate these students on a job well done competing with other students from The College of William and Mary, Virginia Commonwealth University, Christopher Newport University, ECPI University and Tidewater Community College.
- 5:52 pm - Tue, Mar 26, 2013
ARTSI Robotics Competition
Seventeen NSU Computer Science (CS) students attended and competed at the 5th ARTSI Student Research Conference and 11th Spelman Computer Science Olympiad, held together at Morgan State University, March 21–23, 2013.
The NSU team composed of CS graduate student Troi Williams, seniors Brian McClanahan, Brian Rose, and junior Mark Deschamps, won first place in a field of 15 teams from 13 universities. The final competition involved programming the Calliope robot to use vision to identify objects, pick them up and move them to a marked location.
Student Research Poster Competition
Junior Mark Deschamps won second place for his poster describing the research he did during a summer internship at the University of Alabama last summer. Sophomore Christopher Okonkwo won third place for his poster describing the research he did during a summer internship at the University of Pittsburgh last summer.
- 5:49 pm
Four NSU teams composed of four students each competed in a field of 23 teams from 13 universities. The NSU team composed of senior Brian McClanahan, junior Aaron McFall, sophomore Vanessa Hammond, and freshman Darius Jefferson won third place in the General CS Knowledge (HW/SW) competition. The NSU team composed of senior Brian Rose, juniors Joshua Sherfield and Mandaly Putnam, and freshman Christopher Okonkwo won third place in the Web Design competition.
All NSU Competitors: Troi Williams , Darius Jefferson, Omunique Owens, Abrieka Boone, Robert Jones, Kaila Perry, Te’Airra Brown, Aubriana Jones, Mandalyn Putnam, Mark Deschamps, Robert Jones, Brian Rose, Vanessa Hammond, Brian McClanaha, Joshua Sherfield, Tyrell Hite, and Aaron McFall
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