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Dan Eiseman at SIGCSE Conference
Dan Eiseman '10 (left) at his poster presentation at the Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, March 2010
Students discussing PeopleBot behavior
John Postl '11 and Jen Dempsey '12 reviewing PeopleBot behavior.
Chris Hoffman and Dave Gorman discuss code design
John Postl '11 and Ryan Lamberson '13 consulting.
Walsh Science Center Lobby
Lobby of the William F. Walsh Science Center seen from the De la Roche connector.
Dr. Harlan Assisting Students
Dr. Robert Harlan assisting students in lab.

The Department is located in the newest building on campus, the Walsh Science Center, and provides students with up-to-date labs and equipment, which they use to work on many projects. Some of these projects include graphics and animation, web application development, robot-human interaction, user interface design, and large-scale distributed computing.

Program graduates are well prepared to master the ever-changing technology in the computer industry. Graduates readily find entry level IT postions and alumni working in the industry frequently recruit new graduates, resulting in clusters of Bonaventure alumni at several companies.

Current News:  
Coty Collins '13 Presents at National Conference
March 12, 2013

Senior computer science major Coty Collins presented a poster on his two-year project to improve the Corona project at the Association for Computing Machinery’s 2013 Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. Coty was one of eleven undergraduates invited to present. The annual conference, held this year in Denver, Colorado, March 6 – 9, is the leading international conference for computer science educators. more

Brandon Kowalski's univFeed Undergoing Live Testing
February 27, 2013

Junior computer science major Brandon Kowalski recently launched his web application univFeed at St. Bonaventure University. univFeed is a web based platform designed for the management of campus daily announcements. It allows content creators to create and edit notices that are then stored in a database to be later displayed in a web browser, email client or on a mobile device. more

CS Alumni Return for Alumni Weekend
June 2, 2012

Nine computer science alumni returned to St. Bonaventure for Alumni Weekend 2012. Alumni met with computer science faculty members David Levine and Robert Harlan to reminisce about their experiences at Bonaventure and to update one another on their careers. more

John Postl '11 in Second Year at RPI
May 26, 2012

John Postl ’11 is a second year Ph.D. student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. He is conducting research in algorithmic game theory with Elliot Anshelevich. His topic is the existence and inefficiency of equilibria in various games. more

Collins '13 Interns at Nationwide Insurance
May 2, 2012

Coty Collins ’13 will work as an Information Technology intern for Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company at the company's headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, this summer. He will participate in planning, building and testing applications.

Collins obtained the internship through 2001 alumus Brandon Smith, who has been with Nationwide since graduation. Bonaventure Computer Science Professor Steven Andrianoff contacted Smith on Collins’ behalf. Smith conducted a phone interview with Collins and made the offer. more

Jen Dempsey Awarded University of Arizona Research Assistantship
April 27, 2012

Jenifer Dempsey ‘12 accepted a graduate school offer from the University of Arizona. She received a Research Assistantship to work with Dr. Richard Snodgrass and will pursue a Ph.D. She plans on specializing in temporal databases or ergalics.

Dempsey received offers from the University of Washington and the University of Colorado in addition to the offer from Arizona. She visited all three and chose Arizona. She will begin classes in the fall of 2012. more

Dan Eiseman ’10 Presents at National Conference
June 21, 2010

Senior computer science major Dan Eiseman presented a report on his three year project to develop a software testing suite at the 2010 Association for Computing Machinery’s Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. The conference, held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 11 – 13, is the leading national conference for computer science educators. more

Student Huzzah: 
Upper division undergraduate students serve as lab assistants in lower division labs. Here senior Grace Lewandowski '10 assists students in Dr. Harlan's CS 131 lab.
Grace Lewandowski
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